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Volunteer Feature Writer at Chicago Legal Clinic

Oct 16,2017 - DESCRIPTION:Volunteer Feature WriterChicago Legal Clinic’s digital marketing team is seeking a volunteer feature writer to help tell the stories of CLC clients, volunteers, and...
Location: Anywhere

Emergency Order of Protection Volunteer Program at Domestic Violence Legal Clinic

Oct 16,2017 - Emergency Order of Protection volunteers work directly with DV victims and provide brief services for litigants filing civil Orders of Protection. Volunteers conduct interviews,...
Location: Chicago

Spanish Translation Volunteer at Illinois Legal Aid Online

Oct 5,2017 - Purpose: This position will assist ILAO, a nonprofit legal information provider, in effectively expanding the amount of Spanish legal content available to Latinos in Illinois. ILAO will...
Location: Anywhere

Adult Guardianship Help Desk at Center for Disability and Elder Law

Oct 3,2017 - CDEL administers the Pro Se Adult Guardianship Help Desk (“Help Desk”) at the Daley Center, assisting pro se petitioners file. Volunteering at the Help Desk is a great way to...
Location: Chicago

Dispute Resolution at Lawyers for the Creative Arts

Oct 2,2017 - Volunteer attorneys review claims and often negotiate settlements to collect royalties or otherwise enforce or terminate contracts. LCA prefers that matters settle out of court and...
Location: Anywhere
Sep 26,2017 - When it comes to fighting Chicago's problems with police misconduct and false confessions, volunteering with FDLA lets you be a part of the solution! FDLA runs a 24 hour hotline...
Location: Anywhere

Administrative Volunteer at Chicago Legal Clinic

Sep 11,2017 - The Chicago Legal Clinic's LASPD Program (Legal Advocates for Seniors and People with Disabilities) needs volunteers to work on administrative matters regarding the Fair Debt...
Location: Chicago

Employment Rights Helpline Pro Bono at Equip for Equality

Sep 5,2017 - The Employment Rights Helpline provides free legal advice and self-advocacy assistance to people with disabilities who have employment issues related to their disability. The Helpline...
Location: Anywhere

Collection Defense Advice Desk at Chicago Legal Clinic

Aug 23,2017 - The Chicago Legal Clinic, Inc. (Clinic) seeks volunteer attorneys licensed to practice in Illinois to staff our Collection Defense Advice Desk on Wednesdays, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m at...
Location: Markham

Legal Answers Volunteer Attorney at Illinois Legal Aid Online

Aug 22,2017 - Legal Answers, a virtual walk-in legal clinic, seeks volunteer attorneys to answer legal questions posted on a secure website. Step 1: Qualified client posts a question. Step 2:...
Location: Anywhere

Represent Immigrant Children at National Immigrant Justice Center

Aug 22,2017 - Special Immigrant Juvenile status (SIJS) is a form of immigration relief for children who have been abused, abandoned or neglected. To seek SIJS, the child must first obtain a state...
Location: Anywhere

Representation in Affirmative Asylum Cases at National Immigrant Justice Center

Aug 21,2017 - Asylum may be granted to individuals who flee persecution in their home country and provides individuals with lawful status in the U.S. that can lead to citizenship. In affirmative...
Location: Anywhere

Immigration Status under the Violence Against Women Act at National Immigrant Justice Center

Aug 21,2017 - Help an immigrant survivor of domestic abuse obtain immigration status in the United States independent of their abuser. To prepare a self-petition under VAWA, a pro bono...
Location: Anywhere

Fall Open House at Pro Bono Network

Aug 18,2017 - Attorneys! There is a huge need for your help, but we get the impracticalities of volunteering. We offer backup, malpractice, training, and ways to make volunteering easy.  Check...
Location: Oak Park

Immigration Bond Hearing Representation at Chicago Volunteer Legal Services

Aug 18,2017 - Through a partnership between the Chicago Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, Chicago Volunteer Legal Services and the National Immigrant Justice Center, represent...
Location: Anywhere

Habeas Petitions - Unlawful Detention of Immigrants at National Immigrant Justice Center

Aug 18,2017 - Challenge the unlawful detention of immigrants by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), particularly indefinite detention. DHS detains more than 40,000 noncitizens in civil...
Location: Anywhere

Freedom of Information Act Requests and Litigation at National Immigrant Justice Center

Aug 18,2017 - Represent the National Immigrant Justice Center (NIJC) in filing and litigating Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests and analyzing the data secured through the FOIA. NIJC often...
Location: Anywhere
Aug 18,2017 - Pro Bono Network (PBN) partners with National Immigrant Justice Center (NIJC) to provide volunteers, working with a partner, who meet with clients and prepare U Visa applications for...
Location: Anywhere

Representation in Defensive Asylum Cases at National Immigrant Justice Center

Aug 18,2017 - Volunteer attorneys represent defensive asylum applicants at their Master Calendar Hearings- preliminary hearings similar to arraignment hearings in criminal cases or status conferences...
Location: Anywhere

Young Professionals Board at Illinois Legal Aid Online

Aug 14,2017 - Illinois Legal Aid Online's Young Professionals Board (YPB) is an organized group of up-and-coming leaders who engage in networking, socializing, and fundraising in support of ILAO...
Location: Anywhere

Paralegal or College Student at Chicago Legal Clinic

Aug 3,2017 - The Chicago Legal Clinic seeks a volunteer paralegal or college student to work at the Clinic's South Chicago Office, 2938 E. 91st Street, Chicago, IL  60617.  The...
Location: Chicago

Volunteer Law Student at Chicago Legal Clinic

Aug 3,2017 - The Chicago Legal Clinic seeks a volunteer law student at its office in South Chicago, 2938 E. 91st Street, Chicago, IL.  The law student would work with a Clinic attorney in...
Location: Chicago
Aug 3,2017 - A Volunteer Law Student (1L, 2L, or 3L) is needed for the Chicago Legal Clinic's FSR Program (Foreclosure Substantive Representation Program) located at the Clinic's downtown...
Location: Chicago

Volunteer Attorneys and 711 Students Needed at First Defense Legal Aid

Aug 2,2017 - When it comes to fighting Chicago's problems with police misconduct and false confessions, volunteering with FDLA lets you be a part of the solution! FDLA runs a 24 hour hotline that...
Location: Anywhere

LiveHelp Operator at Illinois Legal Aid Online

Jul 19,2017 - Illinois Legal Aid Online seeks volunteers for its exciting ‘LiveHelp’ program. LiveHelp is an innovative online chat service that allows people looking for legal...
Location: Anywhere

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