June 2014 eNewsletter

At our Annual Luncheon this month, we celebrated another great year of providing free legal services to the community of Cook County.  In our June eNewsletter, you can read about all the great stories we told at the Luncheon, as well as the 2013 Annual Report we premiered that day.  You can also read about…

Read the 2013 Annual Report

Wrapping up our Luncheon recap this week, we wanted to share with you our 2013 Annual Report, which made its debut at the Luncheon.  It is available here and on our website. In it, you can read more about Kevin, whose story we shared at the Luncheon and on this blog yesterday, as well as…

Kevin’s Story

Every year at the Luncheon, we like to have one of our clients tell their story in their own words.  Kevin Lorick was this year’s client speaker, and his story is one we’re proud to share. Kevin is a U.S. Army veteran and a single father to his young daughter Jordan. Unfortunately, like too many…

“Our Job is About Telling the Truth.”

On Friday, June 13, 2013 at our Annual Luncheon, LAF presented the Jerold S. Solovy Equal Justice Award to Miriam Hallbauer, our Senior Attorney for Complex Litigation.  This award is given annually to one attorney on LAF’s staff whose work embodies what it means to be a poverty lawyer.  We are so proud of Miriam, and…

2014 Annual Luncheon

Last week, LAF’s annual fundraising campaign kicked off with our annual luncheon on Friday, June 13th, at the Palmer House Hilton. This year, our Champion for Justice Award was presented to Charles W. Douglas of Sidley Austin for his longstanding and deep commitment to LAF and LAF’s clients, and the Jerold S. Solovy Equal Justice…

Americorps VISTA Coordinator Job Opportunity

LAF has an exciting opportunity for an AmeriCorps VISTA to fill the position of Volunteer Coordinator.  LAF’s VISTA Volunteer Coordinator will work directly with the Director of Volunteer Services to increase LAF’s capacity to serve clients by engaging and supporting attorney and non-attorney volunteers. The VISTA will work to streamline volunteer onboarding procedures, help implement a volunteer…