Public Interest Law Initiative

Legal Help Within Reach: Special Education Clinic

Provide critical pro bono legal assistance to students with special needs and their parents to help ensure students receive the proper special education accommodations and support at this Legal Help Within Reach clinic.

A bus will leave from Kirkland & Ellis (300 North LaSalle in Chicago) at 9:00 a.m. and return to Kirkland by 5:00 p.m. Equip for Equality will provide training on the bus. Lunch will also be provided.

The clinic will be from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Rockford Mass Transit District Transfer Center, 725 N Lyford in Rockford.

Thank you to our co-sponsors Equip for Equality, Kirkland & Ellis and RAMP Center for Independent Living.

If you would like to receive legal help at this clinic, please contact Michele Johnson at 779-774-1017 to set up an appointment. Clients must meet eligibility requirements. Reasonable accommodation requests will be granted.

Through Legal Help Within Reach, PILI recruits attorney and law student volunteers from urban areas to volunteer at free legal clinics for low-income Illinoisans living in rural and underserved communities. These clinics will provide much needed and otherwise inaccessible legal assistance to low-income people, families and communities in need.

Venue: Rockford Mass Transit District Transfer Center


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