Miguel Keberlein Gutiérrez Named Emerging Leader Fellow

 Last month, The Chicago Community Trust announced its six Trust Fellows for 2014, and LAF’s own Miguel Keberlein Gutiérrez was on the list.  Miguel is the supervisor of the Illinois Migrant Legal Assistance Project (IMLAP) and Co-Director of the Immigrants and Worker’s Rights Practice Group here at LAF.  He was named an Emerging Leader by…

February 2014 eNewsletter

As we slog through polar vortex after polar vortex, we know that our clients are struggling with the weather even more than we are.  When the temperature drops down into the single digits and their heat gets turned off, real trouble comes fast.  Luckily, LAF has the resources to help.  Our attorneys, paralegals, and pro…

Juvenile Expungement App Victory

Sharlyn Grace, a VISTA attorney working with LAF’s Juvenile Expungement Help Desk, helped a group of high school students develop a website that allows people to find out if they are eligible for Juvenile Expungement and then leads them to the resources available at our Help Desk.  You can check out her new website app here. Since last…