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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

Simple Divorce Program at Legal Aid Society of Metropolitan Family Services

Oct 28,2016 - Volunteers handle all aspects of uncontested or simple divorce cases from beginning to end. Volunteers interview the client, prepare and file the pleadings for dissolution, possibly...
Location: Anywhere

Drafting and Reviewing Contracts at Lawyers for the Creative Arts

Oct 28,2016 - Volunteer attorneys review, revise, draft and/or negotiate art and entertainment contracts. Contract types often include short agreements for clients to protect themselves when creating...
Location: Anywhere
Oct 28,2016 - TLP is a partner organization working with the Chicago Housing Authority, Inc., to implement the Choose to Own initiative — a program that permits current Housing Choice Voucher...
Location: Anywhere
Oct 28,2016 - Volunteer attorneys with experience in the subject matter conduct workshops on business and tax exempt organization legal issues. Most of these presentations are to individuals...
Location: Chicago

Transactional Legal Assistance at The Law Project

Oct 28,2016 - Volunteer attorneys provide non-litigation, transactional and business law representation to community-based organizations in low-income neighborhoods of the Greater Chicago...
Location: Anywhere

Street Law Public Education Volunteer at First Defense Legal Aid

Oct 27,2016 - Help prepare for and give presentations to Chicagoans about their Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth Amendment rights to avoid false confessions, wrongful convictions, and other civil rights...
Location: Anywhere
Oct 27,2016 - DCFS makes administrative abuse and/or neglect guilt determinations that are appealable to a neutral hearing officer in an evidentiary hearing that must be decided within 90 days;...
Location: Anywhere

Guardian Ad Litem for Disabled Adults at Chicago Volunteer Legal Services

Oct 25,2016 - Volunteers serve as Guardian Ad Litem (GAL) in Guardianship of Disabled Adult cases in the Probate Court. Volunteers meet and talk with the person alleged to be disabled, including...
Location: Anywhere

Guardian Ad Litem for Minors at Chicago Volunteer Legal Services

Oct 25,2016 - Volunteers serve as Guardian Ad Litems (GAL) of minors where CVLS is appointed by the Probate Court to represent the best interests of children involved in contested or problematic...
Location: Anywhere

CVLS Neighborhood Legal Clinics at Chicago Volunteer Legal Services

Oct 25,2016 - Clinic volunteers meet with clients one evening or weekend day every few months to provide a full range of legal services on a wide variety of issues. Volunteers provide brief legal...
Location: Chicago

Representing Students at School Expulsion Hearings at Chicago Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law

Oct 21,2016 - Students who are charged with an offense for which they may be expelled are entitled to a legal hearing to determine whether expulsion is warranted. Pro bono attorneys are needed at...
Location: Anywhere

Represent Low-Income Taxpayers in a Tax Controversy at Center for Economic Progress - Tax Clinic

Oct 20,2016 - Volunteers represent taxpayers who have a current tax controversy before the IRS. Primary responsibilities include: explaining IRS letters/notices to taxpayers; resolving correspondence...
Location: Anywhere

Senior Legal Assistance Clinics (SLAC) at Center for Disability and Elder Law

Oct 20,2016 - Center for Disability and Elder Law (CDEL) operates four Senior Legal Assistance Clinics at suburban senior centers and four urban Senior Legal Assistance Clinics to allow seniors to...
Location: Chicago
Oct 20,2016 - Through its 24-hour Chicago Police Custody Hotline, 1-800-LAW-REP-4, FDLA provides free legal representation to individuals held in custody by the Chicago Police Department. At the...
Location: Anywhere
Oct 20,2016 - Chancery Court Judges appoint CVLS to represent low-income pro se defendants with meritorious claims or defenses. Volunteer attorneys with some experience in mortgage foreclosure...
Location: Anywhere

Representation of Survivors of Sexual Assault at Chicago Alliance Against Sexual Exploitation (CAASE)

Oct 18,2016 - Volunteer attorneys handle all aspects of invidividual cases. Depending on the case, attorneys will represent clients as victims' attorneys in the criminal justice system or through...
Location: Anywhere

Pro Se Adult Guardianship Help Desk at Center for Disability and Elder Law

Oct 18,2016 - CDEL administers the Pro Se Adult Guardianship Help Desk (“Help Desk”) at the Cook County Circuit Court Daley Center. CDEL welcomes those attorneys who wish to obtain...
Location: Chicago
Oct 18,2016 - CGLA's evening volunteers assist individuals who are experiencing collateral consequences stemming from their involvement with the criminal justice system by researching their...
Location: Chicago

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