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Co-Counsel Discrimination Cases

Access Living is a disability rights organization that provides legal representation to individuals with disabilities who have wrongly been denied access to housing, government services or programs, or businesses open to the public. Volunteer attorneys and Access Living attorneys co-counsel cases under the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Fair Housing Act, or other relevant statutes.

Access Living does not have a formal training program, but our attorneys provide support and guidance on the law, as needed.

Why work with Access Living

Access Living is a disability rights organization largely governed and staffed by people with disabilities. It works to eliminate the many barriers that prevent people with disabilities from realizing full independence in the community, including barriers to housing, transportation, education, government services/programs, and business establishments.

Type of engagement

Litigation

Time commitment

Varies depending on complexity of case

Training and support

  • Training is provided and required
  • CLE credit for training

Acquired skills

Client counseling, motion practice, negotiating, trial skills, writing/drafting

Location

Chicago, IL

Co-Counsel Discrimination Cases

Access Living is a disability rights organization that provides legal representation to individuals with disabilities who have wrongly been denied access to housing, government services or programs, or businesses open to the public. Volunteer attorneys and Access Living attorneys co-counsel cases under the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Fair Housing Act, or other relevant statutes.

Access Living does not have a formal training program, but our attorneys provide support and guidance on the law, as needed.

Why work with Access Living

Access Living is a disability rights organization largely governed and staffed by people with disabilities. It works to eliminate the many barriers that prevent people with disabilities from realizing full independence in the community, including barriers to housing, transportation, education, government services/programs, and business establishments.

Type of engagement

Litigation

Time commitment

Varies depending on complexity of case

Training and support

  • Training is provided and required
  • CLE credit for training

Acquired skills

Client counseling, motion practice, negotiating, trial skills, writing/drafting

Location

Chicago, IL