Starting a Lawsuit – 844-292-1318 Illinois legal aid

The Chicago Bar Association Young Lawyers Section, in partnership with The Chicago Bar Foundation and Illinois Legal Aid Online, has developed a series of short videos on basic, civil procedures in Illinois. The Chicago Bar Foundation provided funding for the project; Illinois Legal Aid Online produced the series. More information on Illinois civil procedure is available at www.IllinoisLegalAid.org.

This short video describes how to start a lawsuit by drafting and filing a complaint or petition.
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Illinois attorneys learn about First Defense Legal Aid’s #Give72 Campaign. A program that encourages lawyers to provide free legal representation to clients in police custody before a public defender is available. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
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Filing an Appearance – 844-292-1318 Illinois legal aid

The Chicago Bar Association Young Lawyers Section, in partnership with The Chicago Bar Foundation and Illinois Legal Aid Online, has developed a series of short videos on basic, civil procedures in Illinois. The Chicago Bar Foundation provided funding for the project; Illinois Legal Aid Online produced the series. More information on Illinois civil procedure is available at www.IllinoisLegalAid.org.

This short video explains how to respond to a lawsuit if you wish to defend yourself in court.
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Clarissa Gaff September 2010 Illinois Legal Advocate of the Month – 844-292-1318 Illinois legal aid

Clarissa Gaff September 2010 Illinois Legal Advocate of the Month

Each month IllinoisLegalAdvocate.org highlights a member of the legal aid community who is doing exemplary work. This month we highlight the work of Clarissa Gaff, Staff Attorney at the Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Foundation in Alton, Illinois.

Paul Haidle June 2010 Illinois Legal Advocate of the Month – 844-292-1318 Illinois legal aid

Each month IllinoisLegalAdvocate.org highlights a member of the legal aid community who is doing exemplary work. This month we feature Paul Haidle, Staff Attorney at Cabrini Green Legal Aid, and highlight the work he is doing at the Expungement Desk in Cook County for people looking to expunge or seal their criminal records.