Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

Collection Defense Advice Desk

Organization

Chicago Legal Clinic

Location

Markham Courthouse
16501 Kedzie Avenue
Markham, IL 60428
United States

Website

Description

The Chicago Legal Clinic, Inc. (Clinic) seeks volunteer attorneys licensed to practice in Illinois to staff our Collection Defense Advice Desk on Wednesdays, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m at the Markham Courthouse Law Library. This is an Advice Only Desk and attorneys will answer questions and provide advice to pro se litigants who have collection cases at the Markham courthouse. Volunteer attorneys are asked to staff the Desk on one or two Wednesdays a month for a minimum of three months.

If you are interested, please email Lucia Torres, Volunteer Coordinator, at ltorres@clclaw.org. and attach your resume.

About the Organization

The Chicago Legal Clinic provides legal representation on a sliding scale based on household income to disadvantaged individuals from four offices in Chicago - Austin, Downtown, Pilsen and South Chicago.

The Chicago Legal Clinic also operates courthouse-based Advice Desks that provide free legal help.