Giving Thanks

As the year begins to wind down, the weather begins to get cold, and the holiday season begins to pick up, we want to pause and say thank you. Thanks to our incredible staff, who work tirelessly every day to provide real solutions to people’s legal problems. Thanks to our Board and Young Professionals Board, who…

Online Payday Loan Scams

Last week, NPR’s Planet Money blog wrote a story about what happens when a person applies for an online payday loan.  The author reported that she provided false information, but was still harassed for months afterwards.  The author didn’t need money, but if she did, it’s easy to see how someone could get suckered into…

A Few Words from Dennericka Brooks

Earlier this week, LAF’s own Dennericka Brooks received the St. Robert Bellarmine Award from her alma mater, the Loyola University School of Law.  You can read a little more about the award and Dennericka’s great work in our previous blog post, Staff Successes!  We just wanted to share the incredible acceptance speech she gave to everyone present, including…