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Client Representation in a Variety of Matters

Attorneys with experience in the subject matter handle a variety of civil matters affecting low-income seniors and individuals with special needs.

CDEL staff attorneys provide volunteers with basic support and rely on pro bono attorneys to accept cases in areas of law in which they have experience.

The Center for Disability & Elder Law provides direct legal services to low-income seniors and persons with disabilities in cases involving adult guardianships, real estate, landlord/tenant, dissolution of marriage, simple wills, powers of attorney, consumer fraud, collection defense, and financial elder abuse.

Type of engagement

Litigation

Time commitment

Varies depending on case complexity

Training and support

  • Training is provided and required
  • CLE credit for training

Acquired skills

Motion practice, trial skills, writing/drafting, case management, client/ witness interviewing, client counseling

Skills and resources required

This opportunity relies on attorneys with subject matter experience.

Location

Chicago, IL

Client Representation in a Variety of Matters

Attorneys with experience in the subject matter handle a variety of civil matters affecting low-income seniors and individuals with special needs.

CDEL staff attorneys provide volunteers with basic support and rely on pro bono attorneys to accept cases in areas of law in which they have experience.

The Center for Disability & Elder Law provides direct legal services to low-income seniors and persons with disabilities in cases involving adult guardianships, real estate, landlord/tenant, dissolution of marriage, simple wills, powers of attorney, consumer fraud, collection defense, and financial elder abuse.

Type of engagement

Litigation

Time commitment

Varies depending on case complexity

Training and support

  • Training is provided and required
  • CLE credit for training

Acquired skills

Motion practice, trial skills, writing/drafting, case management, client/ witness interviewing, client counseling

Skills and resources required

This opportunity relies on attorneys with subject matter experience.

Location

Chicago, IL