Summer at CVLS!

Thursday, May 1, 2014

We're going to have a full office this summer! We'd like to welcome the fresh faces helping out at CVLS over the next few months. 

Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI)
CVLS hosts law students and graduate fellows through PILI, as part of a program helping CVLS to boost our impact in the community while providing hands-on experience for young lawyers interested in pro bono and public interest law.


  • Alexandra Hunstein: rising 3L from Loyola, working on Family Law
  • Martin Cozzola: 3L from Indiana, working on Access to Justice

Raechel Bimmerle: Iowa grad, working on Access to Justice 

CLICK HERE to learn more about PILI and its mission to cultivate a commitment to public interest law and pro bono service within the Illinois legal community.

Justice Entrepreneurs Project (JEP) 
The Chicago Bar Foundation's Justice Entrepreneurs Project, an incubator for recent law school graduates starting their own socially conscious law firms. CVLS is proud to host young pro bono professionals across several areas of law.

  • Rachel Boehm: Family Law
  • Cindy Campbell: Family Law
  • Tony Abou Ezzi: Adult GAL, Probate

CLICK HERE to learn more about how the JEP's solo practitioners and small firms are developing new models to expand legal services to low and moderate income people.

Volunteer Interns

Deborah Filipovich: a 3L from Northwestern, Debi will be helping with our Minor GAL program


  • Megan Rooney (Iowa)
  • Isabella Danusiar (HS)