Volunteer Opportunities

 

Volunteer Law Student - Immigration Program

Organization

Chicago Legal Clinic

Location

1914 South Ashland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60608

Website

Description

Thie Chicago Legal Clinic seeks a volunteer law student (2L or 3L) to work in its Immigration Program at its Pilsen Office, 1914 S. Ashland Ave., Chicago, IL 60608. The student will work with Clinic attorneys on Immigration cases. The work includes: drafting legal documents and correspondence, communicating with clients in-person and by telephone, research, accompanying attorneys to court, appearing in court (for 711 law students) and filing court documents.

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.