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We proudly support and promote the voluntary pro bono legal representation of the Chicago area's poor and working poor.

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When you have a legal problem or your legal rights are in question, remember that you do have someone to turn to.

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Upcoming Events

Minor GAL Training

Debi Martin, Supervising Attorney for the Guardian ad Litem (GAL) for Minors program, will cover the skills required to be a successful GAL for a minor as well as the issues that may come up during the case. This training is for licensed attorneys interested in working as pro bono Guardians ad Litem for children through CVLS. No prior experience is necessary.

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Early Resolution Program Training

Trained volunteers will be matched with appropriate clients for legal advice, including information about alternatives to litigation such as rental assistance, mediation, and repayment plans. Volunteers will also be able to represent clients in Zoom mediation sessions, and if necessary, prepare settlement agreements or court documents.

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Law & Disorder

Hosted by the CVLS Board of Directors, Law & Disorder brings together Chicago’s diverse legal community with the sole aim of celebrating pro bono and the wonderful volunteers who make it possible. Held annually since 2012, Law & Disorder has quickly become a favorite social event of the spring.

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$30
River Roast, 315 N LaSalle St
Chicago, IL 60654 United States
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Minor GAL Training

Debi Martin, Supervising Attorney for the Guardian ad Litem (GAL) for Minors program, will cover the skills required to be a successful GAL for a minor as well as the issues that may come up during the case. This training is for licensed attorneys interested in working as pro bono Guardians ad Litem for children through CVLS. No prior experience is necessary.

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Seminar: Transfer on Death Instruments (TODIs)

Join us on September 22 as experienced probate attorneys Shunte Goss and Marcie Hefler will be teaching us the ins and outs of Transfer on Death Instruments (TODIs). Learn tips for preparing and recording TODIs, pitfalls to avoid, and more! 1 hour CLE credit available to attorneys.

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Early Resolution Program Training

Trained volunteers will be matched with appropriate clients for legal advice, including information about alternatives to litigation such as rental assistance, mediation, and repayment plans. Volunteers will also be able to represent clients in Zoom mediation sessions, and if necessary, prepare settlement agreements or court documents.

Find out more »

Early Resolution Program Training

Trained volunteers will be matched with appropriate clients for legal advice, including information about alternatives to litigation such as rental assistance, mediation, and repayment plans. Volunteers will also be able to represent clients in Zoom mediation sessions, and if necessary, prepare settlement agreements or court documents.

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Vino + Van Gogh 2022

Vino + Van Gogh is a wonderful opportunity for all professionals to enjoy art, food, music and drinks while mingling with old friends and making new connections.

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$65
Ovation Chicago, 2324 W Fulton St
Chicago, IL 60612 United States
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Early Resolution Program Training

Trained volunteers will be matched with appropriate clients for legal advice, including information about alternatives to litigation such as rental assistance, mediation, and repayment plans. Volunteers will also be able to represent clients in Zoom mediation sessions, and if necessary, prepare settlement agreements or court documents.

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