Public Interest Law Initiative

Illinois Free Legal Answers Pro Bono Clinic – Alton

Join us to learn how to use the site and answer 1-2 questions for those in need through this discrete pro bono opportunity.

Free Legal Answers is a secure website (IL.freelegalanswers.org) where lower income Illinois residents can ask a lawyer for help with a legal issue. Qualified users post questions about civil legal problems then volunteer lawyers log onto the site and select questions to answer. It’s a virtual walk-in legal clinic.

This event is co-sponsored by the Third judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committee, Simmons Hanly Conroy and the American Bar Association.

How the Legal Answers Clinic will work:

  • Before the event, volunteers register with IL.freelegalanswers.org.
  • At the event, volunteers will be trained on how to answer Legal Answers questions.
  • Lawyers will answer as many questions as they are able at the event and then will be able to answer many more whenever they want.

Advance registration is required by Tuesday, September 3rd. If you have any questions or problems with registration, please contact Rebecca Fernández by email or 312-832-5127.

Venue: Simmons Hanly Conroy


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