Why we do what we do: A letter from a Client

Every once in a while, we get a reminder of why we do what we do.  Most of the time these aren’t the big cases or the groundbreaking legal work.  They’re just the everyday things we do that change lives.  Last week, Erica Adams, a paralegal in the Consumer Practice Group, got a letter from a…

Pro Bono Week 2013 Opportunities

Pro Bono Week 2013 is just around the corner and this year there are TWO ways to celebrate with LAF. 1)   Monday, October 28, 2013 from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Join us as we train a new class of volunteers in our SNAP Pro Bono Project! Learn about what you can do to help…

LAF Volunteer named the Face of Justice

We are happy to share the news that our friends at Illinois Legal Aid Online have named Kimberly M. Skaggs to be their Face of Justice for October. Kim is one of our most dedicated volunteers.  She donates almost 30 hours each week to LAF’s Children and Families Practice Group, and is nearly unstoppable in…

Read the 2012 Annual Report

With the arrival of pumpkin spice and fall colors, it feels like the year is starting to come to an end.  We’re still busy here, but this time of year does have us reflecting back on the work of the past year and celebrating our successes. We’ve just finished our 2012 Annual Report, and would…