ISBA Law Day 2024 Virtual Clinic

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Join the Public Interest Law Initiative and the Illinois State Bar Association for Law Day 2024! To celebrate Law Day, we are holding a free CLE and training on Illinois Free Legal Answers, followed by a virtual clinic to answer civil legal questions from people in need on Illinois Free Legal Answers.

Illinois Free Legal Answers is a secure website where low-income Illinoisans can ask a lawyer for help with a civil legal issue. Volunteer lawyers then log onto the site at their convenience and answer questions waiting in the queue. It is a virtual walk-in legal clinic. A project of the American Bar Association, Free Legal Answers was created to increase access to advice and information about non-criminal legal matters for those who cannot afford legal assistance.

This clinic is being held in partnership with PILI, the Illinois State Bar Association, the Illinois Bar Foundation and ABA Free Legal Answers.

Virtual Clinic: Wednesday, May 1ST 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
  • During the first 30 minutes, you will learn about Illinois Free Legal Answers and how to help through the site. PILI has applied for 0.5 hours of Professional Responsibility MCLE credit for this portion of the event.
  • For the next hour, there will be a Drop-in Clinic where you can get help answering questions on the platform.
  • There will be a virtual “ISBA Break Room” so you can also meet up and network with other members.

Already an Illinois Free Legal Answers volunteer? Log in at any time to answer questions waiting in the queue. Even one answer can make a difference!

Not an ISBA member? No problem! All are welcome to join us for the clinic.

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Have questions about this event, or PILI’s other pro bono programming and opportunities? Please contact Abigail Causer by email or by phone at 217-693-6017.

ISBA Law Day 2024 Registration Form