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Senior Center Initative

CDEL staff and volunteer attorneys prepare Powers of Attorney for Health Care and Property, as well as Illinois Living Will Declarations for low-income seniors at senior centers throughout Cook County.

This is a one-day workshop with limited client engagement and is great for law firm and corporate client partnerships.

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

Fixed Time Commitment

Time commitment

Completion of required training (1.5 hrs.) and at least one 3-hour workshop.

Training and support

CDEL provides trainings (1.5 hrs.) on an as-needed basis. Trainings usually take place at CDEL but can also be conducted on-site upon request.

  • Training is provided and required
  • CLE credit for training

Acquired skills

client interviewing, basic estate planning

Skills and resources required

All attorneys are competent to handle this matter after the training provided.

Location

Chicago, IL

Senior Center Initative

CDEL staff and volunteer attorneys prepare Powers of Attorney for Health Care and Property, as well as Illinois Living Will Declarations for low-income seniors at senior centers throughout Cook County.

This is a one-day workshop with limited client engagement and is great for law firm and corporate client partnerships.

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

Fixed Time Commitment

Time commitment

Completion of required training (1.5 hrs.) and at least one 3-hour workshop.

Training and support

CDEL provides trainings (1.5 hrs.) on an as-needed basis. Trainings usually take place at CDEL but can also be conducted on-site upon request.

  • Training is provided and required
  • CLE credit for training

Acquired skills

client interviewing, basic estate planning

Skills and resources required

All attorneys are competent to handle this matter after the training provided.

Location

Chicago, IL