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Representation in Landlord/Tenant Matters

Volunteer attorneys represent clients in landlord/ tenant matters in the Circuit Court of Cook County

The Uptown People’s Law Center represents poor and working people living in Uptown and other similar communities. UPLC’s biggest areas of practice are landlord-tenant, Social Security disability, and prisoners’ rights.

Type of engagement

Litigation

Time commitment

Varies depending on case complexity, typically 10–50 hours with 2–3 court appearances, but may be substantially more if the case goes to full jury trial.

Acquired skills

Litigation and negotiation skills

Skills and resources required

Subject matter expertise or law firm support

Location

Chicago, IL

Representation in Landlord/Tenant Matters

Volunteer attorneys represent clients in landlord/ tenant matters in the Circuit Court of Cook County

The Uptown People’s Law Center represents poor and working people living in Uptown and other similar communities. UPLC’s biggest areas of practice are landlord-tenant, Social Security disability, and prisoners’ rights.

Type of engagement

Litigation

Time commitment

Varies depending on case complexity, typically 10–50 hours with 2–3 court appearances, but may be substantially more if the case goes to full jury trial.

Acquired skills

Litigation and negotiation skills

Skills and resources required

Subject matter expertise or law firm support

Location

Chicago, IL