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First Defense Legal Aid, through a nationally unique 24/7/365 hotline, provides a free and reliable lawyer to individuals who are in custody at Chicago police stations, representing them at the station (and suburban Cook County police stations for some juvenile suspects). FDLA also promotes police accountability and the protection of civil rights through street outreach, classroom presentations, and community programs.
Featured Opportunity: Help Survivors of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Find Safety and Security Learn More
Learn about their work to empower survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault and to help them seek justice. Each organization will explain the different ways you can get involved as a pro bono attorney and how to get started. CLE credit and refreshments will be provided.
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