You are now on our Meetup site. This is our working site where you may sign up for projects and trainings.

www.pro-bono-network.org  is where you can check out more details! 

We are a group of attorneys, mostly moms, who want to volunteer in our profession, but in a way that does not interfere with our family/work life. We now have men, retirees, & full-time attorneys who find our model workable for them.

Our projects are:

    finite and many choices that won't hang over your head;

    team based, so if there's an important client call or (gulp) sick kid, no worries;

    geographically sensitive for both training sessions and projects; and

    are never outside of school hours (or are really flexible).

There is no ongoing commitment (obviously you have to be responsible once you sign up). You'll love getting to know some like-minded neighbors while doing some good.

Details on our past projects and articles are at pro-bono-network.org

(We do not represent individuals.  if you are looking for pro bono representation please go to http://www.illinoislegalaid.org/)

If you are not an attorney, but would like to help in some way, please send a message to us through meetup.  We have loved the offers for translation, office space, and general consulting.  Thank you to our community for all your generosity.  (Believe me, you don't want all the emails the attorneys are getting!)

We're 193 Volunteer Atty

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Upcoming Meetups

  • Tuesday, September 8, 2015 9:00 AM

    Consumer Collections Desk

    1 Volunteer Atty attending
  • Tuesday, September 8, 2015 9:30 AM

    TRAINING: UVISA Immigration Cases

    10 Volunteer Atty attending
  • Wednesday, September 9, 2015 9:30 AM

    Telephonic Counseling - Wheaton

    0 Volunteer Atty attending
  • Thursday, September 10, 2015 9:30 AM

    Senior Legal Assistance Clinic (Austin)

    2 Volunteer Atty attending
  • Thursday, September 10, 2015 9:30 AM

    TRAINING: Disability Benefits Reconsideration Project

    12 Volunteer Atty attending
  • Friday, September 11, 2015 10:00 AM

    TRAINING: Simple Divorce Project

    15 Volunteer Atty attending
  • Tuesday, September 15, 2015 9:00 AM

    Consumer Collections Desk

    1 Volunteer Atty attending
  • Tuesday, September 15, 2015 9:30 AM

    Senior Legal Assistance Clinic (Bellwood)

    1 Volunteer Atty attending
  • Wednesday, September 16, 2015 9:30 AM

    TRAINING: Incarcerated Mothers Clinic

    9 Volunteer Atty attending
  • Wednesday, September 16, 2015 9:30 AM

    Telephonic Counseling - Wheaton

    1 Volunteer Atty attending
  • Thursday, September 17, 2015 9:30 AM

    TRAINING: Consumer Collections Desk

    6 Volunteer Atty attending
  • Friday, September 18, 2015 10:00 AM

    TRAINING: Lawyers in the Classroom -- A GREAT WAY TO GET INVOLVED WITH PBN!

    10 Volunteer Atty attending
  • Monday, September 21, 2015 9:00 AM

    Consumer Collections Desk

    0 Volunteer Atty attending
  • Monday, September 21, 2015 9:30 AM

    TRAINING: Tenant Assistance Project

    10 Volunteer Atty attending
  • Tuesday, September 22, 2015 9:30 AM

    TRAINING: Order of Protection Litigation

    11 Volunteer Atty attending
  • Tuesday, September 22, 2015 9:30 AM

    NORTHSIDE: Senior Clinic (Edgewater)

    1 Volunteer Atty attending
  • Wednesday, September 23, 2015 9:30 AM

    DUPAGE TRAINING: Telephone Counseling

    6 Volunteer Atty attending
  • Thursday, September 24, 2015 9:30 AM

    Senior Legal Assistance Clinic (Austin)

    3 Volunteer Atty attending
  • Friday, September 25, 2015 9:30 AM

    TRAINING: Senior Legal Assistance Clinic

    13 Volunteer Atty attending
  • Tuesday, September 29, 2015 9:00 AM

    Consumer Collections Desk

    1 Volunteer Atty attending
 
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