Legal Clinics

Legal Clinics

CVLS has 26 legal clinics across the Chicago area, hosted evenings and weekends at community organizations and churches, where you can talk with an attorney about your legal problem. Please see the list below for clinic locations, dates, times and contact information for scheduling an appointment.


Attorneys Giving Legal Advice (AGiLA)

Sponsored by the Filipino American Lawyers Association and Madrid Crost Law Group
Seafood City
5033 N Elston Ave
Chicago, Illinois 60630

Meets the 3rd Saturday of the month from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Appointments call 773-580-1025.
Walk-ins welcome.

American Immigration Lawyers Association

33 North Dearborn Street
Suite 400
Chicago, Illinois 60602

Meets the 2nd Wednesday of the month from 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
By appointment only. Call 312-332-1624.

Amicus Poloniae


6100 North Cicero
Chicago, Illinois 60646

Meets the 3rd Saturday of the month from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
By appointment only. Call 773-286-2325.

APNA GHAR Family Law Clinic

4350 N. Broadway Street, 2nd Floor
Chicago, Illinois 60613

By appointment only. Call 773-883-4663

The Ark


6450 North California Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60645

By appointment only. Call 773-973-1000.

Barnes & Thornburg Legal Clinic

33 N. Dearborn St., Suite 400
Chicago, Illinois 60602

Meets the 4th Tuesday of the month from 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
By appointment only. Call 312-332-1624.

Chinatown Pro Bono Legal Clinic

Chinese American Services League
2141 S. Tan Court
Chicago, Illinois 60616

Meets every 2nd Saturday of every month from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Walk-ins welcome.

Debt Collection and Credit Protection Clinic

33 North Dearborn Street
Suite 400
Chicago, Illinois 60602

Meets the 1st Tuesday of the month from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
By appointment only. Call 312-332-1624.

Drinker Biddle & Reath @ Erie Community Center

1701 W. Superior St.
Chicago, Illinois 60622

By appointment only. Call Lucero Cervantes at 312-432-2282.

Hellenic Legal Assistance Services

Hellenic Foundation
6251 W. Touhy Ave.
Chicago, Illinois 60646

Meets the 2nd Saturday of the month from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
By appointment only. For Appointment call Sophia at 847-920-4294 or email.

Housing Forward / St. John's Lutheran Church

305 Circle Avenue
Forest Park, Illinois 60130

Meets every 1st Friday of every October - May from 6:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. Walk-ins welcome.

Jane Addams

33 North Dearborn Street, Suite 400
Chicago, Illinois 60602

Meets every 3rd Wednesday of every month from 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
By appointment only. Call 312-332-1624.

JUF / JCLS Community Legal Services

Meets every 2nd through 4th Monday of every month from 7:00 pm. - 9:00 p.m.
By appointment only. Call 847-568-1525.

K&L Gates / St. Peter's Church

110 W. Madison St.
Chicago, IL. 60602

Meets every 1st Tuesday of every other month from 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
February, April, June, August, October, December
By appointment only. Call 312-332-1624.

Locke Lord / St. Procopius Church

1641 S. Allport Street
Chicago, Illinois 60608

Meets the 2nd Saturday of the month from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
By appointment only. Call Sylvia Juarez at 312-226-7887.

Old St. Mary’s Church

Old St. Mary's Church
1500 South Michigan Ave.
Chicago, Illinois 60605

Meets every 3rd Saturday of the month from 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
By appointment only. Call 312-332-1624.

Our Lady of Mercy / St. Clements Church

4432 North Troy Street
Chicago, Illinois 60625

Meets every 2nd Saturday of the month from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
By appointment only. Call 773-588-2620.

PILI / Legal Prep Community Law Clinic


4319 W. Washington Blvd.
Chicago, Illinois 60624

Meets the 1st Tuesday of the month from 5:45 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
By appointment only. Call 312-332-1624.

Schiff Hardin / How Inc.

1607 West Howard Street, 3rd Floor
Chicago, Illinois 60626

Sign-ups for interviews begin at 5:00 p.m. every second Tuesday of every month. Interviews start at 6:00 p.m. Walk-ins welcome.

Sidley Austin / Salvation Army

1 North Ogden Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60607

Meets every 1st Thursday of the month from 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
By appointment only. Call 312-332-1624.

South Asian Legal Clinic

6328 North California Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60659

Meets every 2nd Saturday of the month from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
By appointment only. Call 773-973-4444 ext. 124.

Southeast Legal Clinic / New Life Covenant Church

7752 South Greenwood Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60619

Meets every 1st Saturday of the month from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
By appointment only. Call Marva at 773-285-1731 or email at legalclinic@nlcsehelp.org.

ThunderDome Intake Clinic

33 North Dearborn Street
Suite 400
Chicago, Illinois 60602

Dates and times vary-contact location for more details.

ThunderDome Divorce Clinic

Chicago Bar Association
321 S. Plymouth
Chicago, Illinois 60602

Dates and times vary-contact location for more details.

Tressler LLP Legal Clinic at First Congregational Church of LaGrange

100 S. 6th Avenue
LaGrange, Illinois 60525

Meets the 2nd Saturday of every month from Noon - 1:00 p.m.
Walk-ins welcome.

Trinity United Church of Christ

400 West 95th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60628

Meets every 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month from 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Walk-ins welcome.