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Upcoming Events

Law & Disorder 2024

Hosted by the CVLS Board of Directors, Law & Disorder brings together Chicago’s diverse legal community with the sole aim of celebrating Chicago Pro Bono and the wonderful volunteers who make it possible. Held annually since 2012 (with a slight break due to COVID), Law & Disorder has become a favorite social event for those […]

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Seminar: Administration of Small, Uncontested Decedent Estates

This seminar provides an overview for attorneys as to how to open, close, and assist in the administration of small, uncontested Decedent Estates in Cook County, Illinois.

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Seminar: Child Custody & GAL Work: Recent and Upcoming Changes to the Law

Experienced family law and appellate attorney David Gotzh, a longtime CVLS volunteer, will share his extensive knowledge of current events in family law, including recent and upcoming changes to the law in these areas. He will also share a summary of over 100 recent cases and their implications for family law practitioners and judges.

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