IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, Law Offices
565 West Adams Street, Suite 600
Chicago, Illinois 60661
By appointment only
Areas of focus include: civil rights, criminal defense, disability benefits, employment discrimination, family law, immigration, small business, Social Security and tax
Loyola University Community Law Center
25 East Pearson Street, Suite 1005
Chicago, Illinois 60611
Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
By apointment only
Guardianship, visitation, some landlord/tenant cases, and simple divorces where property rights and children are not invoved. Servcies are free of charge but clients must pay court costs.
Northwestern University School of Law
Bluhm Legal Clinic, Center on Wrongful Convictions
375 East Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60611-3069
Languages: English and Spanish
PHONE CALLS ONLY
NO-WALK-INS ARE ACCEPTED
Call in hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
adult criminal cases in Cook County (case-by-case basis; fees apply)
juvenile record expungement
immigration claims for women and children fleeing violence
removal of juvenile names from Illinois Sex Offender Registry
start-up businesses/nonprofit groups (modest fee)
wrongful convictions of inmates currently serving time (no post-release work or sentence reduction)
The John Marshall Law School Fair Housing Legal Clinic
55 east Jackson Boulevard, Suite 1020
Chicago, Illinois 60604
Representation for persons who have been denied housing in violation of federal, state, and local fair housing laws before the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the State of Illinois Human Rights Department, the City of Chicago Human Rights Commission, and the Cook County Human Rights Commission, as well as in federal and state court.
Services are free of charge, but if a monetary settlement results, the clinic will collect costs and attorneys fees.