With 50 years of experience providing high quality, free legal services to low-income Chicagoans, CVLS and its volunteers are often recognized for their outstanding work.

Spotlight On: Janice, JEP

Janice Dantes, one of the eight young lawyers in the newest class of the Chicago Bar Foundation’s Justice Entrepreneurs Project, tried several different career paths before settling on “legal aid attorney.” While churning out repetitive projects at a corporate job, she decided she needed to make a real difference.

Volunteer Success Stories: May 2015

Here’s what our volunteers have been up to this month!

  • CASE OF CANINE CONFUSION: Volunteer Saves Client from Massive Expenses in Dog Bite Case
  • Mother on Fixed Income, Supportive Son Stay in their Home
  • In the Face of Medical Expenses, Client Saves Home … with a CVLS Volunteer Assist
  • Volunteer Secures Modification – on Terms More Favorable than Expected!