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Attorney and Law Student Intake Program at Cabrini Green Legal Aid

Dec 18,2016 - Volunteer attorneys and law students interview potential clients at the CGLA office and satelite offices in Chicago. Following intake interviews, volunteers attend the weekly intake...
Location: Chicago

Senior Center Initiative (SCI) at Center for Disability and Elder Law

Dec 18,2016 - CDEL staff and volunteer attorneys prepare Powers of Attorney for Health Care and Property, as well as Illinois Living Will Declarations for low-income seniors at senior centers...
Chicago, Illinois
Location: Anywhere

Client Representation in a Variety of Matters at Center for Disability and Elder Law

Dec 18,2016 - Attorneys with experience in the subject matter handle a variety of civil matters affecting low-income seniors and individuals with special needs. CDEL staff attorneys provide...
Chicago, Illinois
Location: Anywhere

Preparation of Income Tax Returns at Center for Economic Progress - Tax Clinic

Dec 18,2016 - Volunteers prepare prior year and amended income tax returns for low-income families. The Center for Economic Progress offers tax training sessions each January that teach volunteers to...
Location: Chicago

Short-Term Mediation/Settlement Assistance in Federal Court or EEOC at Chicago Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law

Dec 18,2016 - The Lawyer's Committee's Employment Opportunity Project seeks to eliminate discrimination in all terms of employment, including hiring, pay, harassment, promotion, and discharge...
Chicago, Illinois
Location: Anywhere

Cook County Mortgage Foreclosure Mediation Program at Chicago Volunteer Legal Services

Dec 18,2016 - Volunteer attorneys represent homeowners in the Cook County Foreclosure Mediation program. Volunteers advocate for the clients' desired outcome in the negotiation and mediation...
Chicago, Illinois
Location: Anywhere

Client Interviewing at Equip for Equality

Dec 18,2016 - Volunteer attorneys conduct client interviews via telephone and provide people with disabilities with legal advice or information about their legal rights. Volunteers receive...
Location: Chicago

Special Education Clinic Helpline at Equip for Equality

Dec 18,2016 - Volunteers provide legal information and advice to parents of children with disabilities about special education law, help parents draft letters, and conduct legal research on special...
Location: Chicago

Special Education Clinic at Equip for Equality

Dec 18,2016 - Volunteer attorneys provide legal representation on special education issues for parents of students with disabilities in school meetings, mediations, expulsion hearings, due process...
Location: Chicago
Dec 18,2016 - Volunteers develop self-help materials on legal rights for people with disabilities.EFE will provide samples of other self-help materials that have been developed and provide review and...
Location: Chicago

Present Educational Seminars at Equip for Equality

Dec 18,2016 - Volunteers conduct educational seminars for people with disabilities on areas of the law impacting persons with disabilities, including the Americans with Disabilities Act, employment,...
Location: Chicago
Dec 18,2016 - Volunteer attorneys with experience in the subject matter or expertise within their firm represent people with disabilities in administrative proceedings and in federal court on...
Chicago, Illinois
Location: Anywhere
Dec 18,2016 - Volunteer attorneys with experience in the subject matter or expertise within a firm represent adults with disabilities in probate court to oppose petitions for guardianship or to...
Chicago, Illinois
Location: Anywhere

Abuse Investigation Unit at Equip for Equality

Dec 18,2016 - Equip for Equality's Abuse Investigation Unit works to address systemic issues of abuse and neglect and also individual matters, including legal rights violations in facilities....
Chicago, Illinois
Location: Anywhere
Dec 18,2016 - Equip for Equality is responsible for populating a nationwide database summarizing employment discrimination cases under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Volunteers will read recent...
Chicago, Illinois
Location: Anywhere

Expungement and Sealing Help Desk at James B. Moran Center for Youth Advocacy

Dec 18,2016 - Volunteer attorneys staff the Expungement and Sealing Help Desk at the Second Municipal District Courthouse for the Circuit Court of Cook County (Skokie Courthouse) with oversight and...
Location: Skokie

Research Discrete Issues at Lawndale Christian Legal Center

Dec 18,2016 - LCLC is always in need of attorneys to conduct legal research on discrete matters related to a youth's criminal case. Volunteer attorneys work one-on-one with a staff attorney...
Location: Chicago

Representation of a Juvenile in a Criminal Defense Case at Lawndale Christian Legal Center

Dec 18,2016 - Volunteers co-counsel with LCLC attorneys or represent a client on their own in either juvenile court or adult criminal court. LCLC primarily relies on volunteers with subject...
Chicago, Illinois
Location: Anywhere

Eviction Defense Project at Lawyers' Committee for Better Housing

Dec 18,2016 - Volunteer attorneys protect the rights of tenants by presenting defenses in eviction court proceedings that can keep tenants in their homes. Volunteers represent clients in start-to-...
Chicago, Illinois
Location: Anywhere

Intellectual Property Protection at Lawyers for the Creative Arts

Dec 18,2016 - Volunteers advise clients regarding intellectual property protection and disputes. Disputed matters often involve evaluating the merits of infringement claims. Transactional matters...
Chicago, Illinois
Location: Anywhere

Case Assistant at The Immigration Project

Dec 18,2016 - A Case Assistant is very involved in the logistics of preparing and following-up paperwork of actual cases, and can work into client interaction.  English-only is fine in most...
Location: Normal
Dec 18,2016 - Our volunteers will be translating birth and marriage certificates, client statements of hardship or abuse, and correspondence are the typical documents that need translating. ...
Location: Normal

Administrative/Clerical at The Immigration Project

Dec 18,2016 - The clerical and administrative duties include the following:Reception/Intake (bilingual Spanish preferred)Bookkeeping/AccountingAssistant to the Director of Capacity & Volunteer...
Location: Normal

Legal Content Editor/Contributor at Illinois Legal Aid Online

Nov 15,2016 - Illinois Legal Aid Online is on a mission to increase access to justice for those in need. We work to expand the reach of attorneys in Illinois by providing free, online legal...
Location: Anywhere

Representation in Landlord/Tenant Matters at Uptown People's Law Center

Oct 28,2016 - Volunteer attorneys represent clients in landlord/tenant matters in the Circuit Court of Cook County. Volunteers handle all aspects of representation, including interviewing clients,...
Location: Anywhere

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