Cook County Property Taxes

Cook County property taxes can be extremely complicated to figure out. From buying property, to appealing property taxes, to reviewing a mortgage servicer’s calculation in an escrow analysis, understanding the basics is essential. There is a wealth of free information readily available on various county websites. This CLE will focus on how to obtain that information and then how to make sense of it.

2020 Honor Roll Inductees

2020 Honor Roll Inductees Every year CVLS honors volunteers who have distinguished themselves in providing pro bono services to low-income clients. These volunteers exemplify Chicago Pro Bono. Dimitra A. Anderson HEL.Las Read Bio Dimitra A. Anderson HEL.Las Legal Clinic Dimitra Anderson has been a supporter and active Hel.LAS volunteer since our clinic first opened its …

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Zoom in the Time of COVID-19

COVID-19 has forced many judges to start holding remote hearings over Zoom. In this seminar, Carol Casey will discuss how to prepare your clients for a Zoom hearing, and how to prepare yourself for a remote contested hearing. It isn’t likely that Zoom will be going anywhere soon, and these skills will be crucial for attorneys for the foreseeable future.

Lawyers Helping Our Community Client Application 客户报名

Return to Clinic Page LHOC Client Application 爱心法律援助团无偿服务申请 Legal Issue 面对的法律难题How can we help with the pandemic? 这次疫情给你带来了什么困扰? SBA/PPP Loan (中小企联邦贷款) Mortgage Forbearance/Forgiveness/Default/Amendment (现有贷款偿还宽限,违约及修订) Real Estate (Rent Deferrals/Lease Amendment/Eviction) (地产, 租金宽限, 租约修改, 违约及驱逐) Insurance Issue, Labor Termination Issue (咨询保险,劳务纠纷) Immigration Issues (移民, 签证相关) Personal Injury/Criminal (种族仇恨犯罪及受伤) Other 其他 Other 其他*Please specify 请说明Court Case # (if …

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Junior Board Elections

The Junior Board of CVLS has reelected Colton Long, Baker McKenzie, Roya Samarghandi, Carmel Law, and Charles Zagnoli, Ropes & Gray, to serve a second three-year term. We thank our departing members Nora Endzel, Justin From, Jeanna Palmer Gunville, and Alexa Van Brunt for their hard work. Six new Junior board members have joined our …

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Board Elections

New Leadership Takes Stage CVLS’ Board of Directors recently held elections for new members and officers for the upcoming year. Congratulations to Jordan Heinz, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, and Elizabeth Lewis, McDermott Will & Emery on being elected to serve a second three-year term. We would also like to welcome Howard Ankin, Ankin Law Office, …

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CVLS Updates Mission Statement

A New Statement for a new age or 56 years, CVLS has been proud to serve our community by providing high quality legal representation to those who would otherwise be unable to pay for it. First, we started in church basements. Not long after, we expanded to community centers, and eventually with a permanent administrative …

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Simple Divorce Stays Simple

A client named Silvia came to the clinic, seeking representation in a divorce case. Locke Lord’s Mike Rohan met with Silvia and agreed to represent her. Fortunately the proceedings were amicable, and the parties resolved most issues outside of court.

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