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Upcoming Events

Seminar: 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. Updated for 2021, Steve will also explain how to approach the Probate Court both during the pandemic and after it passes.

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Child Representative Training

Often in contested child custody cases in divorce or parentage court, the court or parties will seek the appointment of a child representative to assist in the custody determination. Learn the court process when a child representative is appointed and the role and duties of the child rep from our distinguished panel of presenters.

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New Volunteer Orientation

Sit down with a CVLS staff attorney as they take you through the ins and outs of being a Chicago Volunteer Legal Services volunteer.

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Seminar: Representing Detained Immigrants in Bond Hearings

This training is for the limited representation of the detained
immigrant at their bond hearing, but this limited representation is extremely helpful for the ultimate outcome of their removal proceedings. You do not have to be an immigration expert to make a difference!

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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

New Volunteer Orientation

Sit down with a CVLS staff attorney as they take you through the ins and outs of being a Chicago Volunteer Legal Services volunteer.

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Race Judicata

Race Judicata 2021 is not your average 5K. The scenic course loops participants from Southern Lincoln Park along the Southern Lagoon next to Lake Michigan and back, where they are greeted by a great band, free beer, wine and snacks.

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$40
Lincoln Park South Groves 2-3, 1746 N Stockton Dr
Chicago, IL 60614 United States
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