Public Interest Law Initiative

Macon & DeWitt Counties Expungement & Record Sealing Summit

This summit is an opportunity for individuals to receive free legal consultations on their options for criminal records relief. Volunteers will prepare petitions to expunge and/or seal records for eligible participants to file in the appropriate circuit court.

Two opportunities are available and volunteers are required to attend the applicable trainings.

1. Attorneys are needed to review criminal records in advance of the summit.

Training information coming soon.

2. Attorneys and law students are needed to meet with clients at the summit on February 2nd.

Training information coming soon.

This event is sponsored by the American Job Center, Cabrini Green Legal Aid, Community Renewal Society’s Don Benedict Fund, DeWitt County Circuit Clerk Michelle R. Vanvaley, the Goodwill Career Center, the Joseph Assignment, Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Foundation, Macon County Circuit Clerk Lois A. Durbin and the Sixth Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committee.

If you would like to meet with an attorney about expunging or sealing your criminal records, please call the Macon County Circuit Clerk’s Office at 217-424-1439 or 217-421-0272.

Volunteer attorneys can register by using the form below. If you have any questions or problems with registration, please contact us by email or 312-832-5127.

Venue: Richland Community College

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