Sponsor in the Spotlight: PricewaterhouseCoopers

In our continuing series on our 2015 Justice is Served sponsors, LAF is pleased to highlight PricewaterhouseCoopers and their continued, generous investment in our work. LAF has been fortunate to have strong advocates for its work from PwC, including YPB member Anthony Moeller. A manager in the PricewaterhouseCoopers Forensic Technology Solutions practice, Anthony volunteered with…

March 2015 eNewsletter

March came in like a lion this year and appears to be going out like a whole pride.  But work at LAF is as fierce as always, and you can read all about it in our latest eNewsletter. In this month’s eNewsletter, you can read about our Paralegal Ron Castan, who works with veterans to…

Sponsor in the Spotlight: Greenberg Traurig LLP

Today’s Justice is Served 2015 Sponsor in the Spotlight is a firm that has brought two dynamic and energized YPB members to the LAF community.  Michael Cedillos and Barry Horwitz of Greenberg Traurig LLP have been vocal advocates for LAF at their firm, helping to secure critical support for the work LAF is doing to…

Sponsor in the Spotlight: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

Each year, LAF relies on the generous sponsorship support of law firms and companies to raise the funds necessary to provide free civil legal services to the most vulnerable people in Cook County. Justice is Served, the annual Spring bash hosted by the LAF Young Professionals Board, is the first LAF event of the year…

Civil Legal Assistance is a Potent Anti-Poverty Tool

This article on Huffington Post’s Impact Blog, written by our friends at Massachusetts Legal Assistance Corporation sums up a lot of why LAF’s work is so impactful.  It starts with a story: Sargent Shriver, President Johnson’s personal choice to lead the War on Poverty, was once asked which of the anti-poverty programs he thought was the most…