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UNIVERSITY PROVIDED LEGAL SERVICES IN CHICAGO


Chicago-Kent College of Law (Illinois Institute of Technology)
Low Income Taxpayer Clinic

565 W. Adams St.
Suite 600
Chicago, IL 60661-3691
Phone: 312-906-5000
Fax: 312-906-5280
E-mail Address: jdecator@kentlaw.edu
Web Address: www.kentlaw.edu/academics/clinic/tax
Service Area(s): Provides representation to clients with matters before the Internal Revenue Service who lack the financial means to hire a private attorney.
Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Public Interest Law Initiative
565 W. Adams St.
Chicago, IL 60661-3691
Phone: 312-906-5000
Fax: 312-906-5280
E-mail Address: lawoffices@kentlaw.edu
Web Address: www.kentlaw.edu/academics/clinic/probono.html#pili
Service Area(s): Two criminal defense attorneys represent defendants in felony cases (including death penalty cases) in the federal and state trial and appellate courts. Three civil litigation attorneys work on employment discrimination and civil rights cases. One civil litigation attorney represents low income persons with disputes before the Internal Revenue Service, U.S. Tax Court, and the U.S. District Court. One attorney represents clients with Social Security disability issues.
Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Serving Our Society
565 W. Adams St.
Chicago, IL 60661-3691Phone: 312-906-5000
Fax: 312-906-5280
E-mail Address: lawoffices@kentlaw.edu
Web Address: www.kentlaw.edu/academics/clinic/probono.html#sos
Service Area(s): Serving Our Society assists interested Chicago-Kent students in finding volunteer positions with public interest agencies across Chicagoland. Students log at least 50 hours of service each semester in both legal and non-legal work.
Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

John Marshall Law School
Fair Housing Legal Clinic

28 E. Jackson Blvd.
Suite 500
Chicago, IL 60604
Phone: 312-786-2267
Fax: 312-786-1047
E-mail Address: 7seng@jmls.edu
Web Address: www.jmls.edu
Service Area(s): Provides legal assistance to those private or public organizations that seek to eliminate discriminatory housing practices.
Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Business Law Center Clinic

1 E. Pearson St.
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: 312-915-7837
Fax: 312-915-7831
E-mail Address: smercer@luc.edu
Web Address: NA
Service Area(s): Provides legal representation at low fees to small business entrepreneurs, mainly business and community-based organizations. In appropriate cases, representation may be provided on a pro bono basis.
Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Elderlaw Clinic
1 E. Pearson St.
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: 312-915-6775
Fax: 312-915-7831
E-mail Address: mangela@luc.edu
Web Address: www.luc.edu/law/academics/special/clinic/elder.shtml
Service Area(s): Elderlaw Clinic Students handle cases involving elder abuse, consumer fraud, and suits against nursing homes for violating patients’ rights.
Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Northwestern University School of Law
Bluhm Legal Clinic

357 E. Chicago Ave.
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: 312-503-8576
Fax: 312-503-0953
E-mail Address: legalclinic@law.northwestern.edu
Web Address: www.law.northwestern.edu/clinic
Service Area(s): Provided by the Bluhm Legal Clinic centers – Children and Family Justice Center, Small Business Opportunity Center, Center for International Human Rights, and Center on Wrongful Convictions. A Civil Litigation Program is operated with the Legal Assistance Foundation of Chicago.
Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

University of Chicago Law School
Edwin F. Mandel Legal Aid Clinic

1111 E. 60th St.
Chicago, IL 60637
Phone: 773-702-9494
Fax: 773-702-0771
E-mail Address: NA
Web Address: www.law.uchicago.edu/mandel
Service Area(s): Provided through the following programs – Criminal & Juvenile Justice Project, Employment Discrimination Project, Irwin Askow Housing Initiative, Mental Health Advocacy Project, Police Accountability Project, Social Service Project.
Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

The MacArthur Justice Center
1111 E. 60th St.
Chicago, IL 60637
Phone: 773-702-9494
Fax: 773-702-0771
E-mail Address: NA
Web Address: macarthur.uchicago.edu
Service Area(s): The center concentrates on cases that raise constitutional or significant issues in the field of criminal justice, including: police misconduct, treatment of prisoners, gun control, compensation of the wrongfully convicted, death penalty, DNA testing, media access to prison, and the rights of the indigent to legal representation.
Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

 

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