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CommUnity Law Day

posted Oct 28, 2011, 3:23 PM by Unknown user

Saturday, October 29, 2011
9am to 5pm


CommUnity Law Day

at United for Better Living, Inc.

4540 W. Washington Blvd. in Chicago, IL

Presenters to Include:

Chicago Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law & The Law Project,

Chicago Legal Clinic,

Cook County Foreclosure Mediation Program,

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan's Office,

Metropolitan Tenants Organization,

Attorney Lewis W. Powell III,

The John Marshall Law School, Chicago - Fair Housing Legal Clinic,

VOCMA (Phyllis Logan)

Guest Attorneys & Presenters will discuss:
9am to 11am
Criminal Law & Records:
 Expungement, Sealing, Pardons/Clemency
*Join us for a 9am Summit & Press Conference
hosted by Westside Black Elected Officials
to discuss proposed Laws including Sealing additional offenses so that
EX-Offenders can get a Second Chance
 at Jobs, Housing, and Education in Illinois!!!
Residents with Misdemeanor & Class 4 drug offenses
should Bring 2 copies of your Arrest Record/Rap Sheets
 for Assistance from Legal Staff.
Call 773-738-1480 for details.
11am to 1pm
Housing & Real Estate:
Landlord-Tenant Issues,
Fair Housing
Consumer Issues:
Businesses, Nonprofits, Churches
Family Law:
 Marriage & Divorce, Child Paternity, Support & Custody
*Youth Law*
(will be discussed at 2 additional events on this date)
Austin Town HallMeeting on Juvenile JusticeReform:
When: Saturday,October 29th, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Where: Austin Town Hall Park, 5610 W. Lake St.
Who: Community stakeholders like you.
(For students grades 6 – 12, school administrators, counselors, teachers,parents/guardians and agencies)
JLM Center  - 2622W. Jackson Blvd
12:00 PM- 4:00 PM; (Doors open at 11 AM)
To register for this conference please call:
Ashley Allen @ (312)523.9288 or Robbi Dilliard @ (708)704.1550
CommUnity Law Day is being Sponsored by:
Wiley Resource Center; NFP - Legal Support Program;
NAACP - Chicago Westside Branch;
United for Better Living, Inc.;
 Saving Our Sons Ministries; Green Acres Consulting; Keeping it Real Street Law Project;
 Operation 24 CommUnity Association;
  7th Congessional District Young Democrats;
IL State Senator Emeritus Rickey R. Hendon;
IL State Representative La Shawn K. Ford (8th); 
IL State Representative Arthur Turner Jr. (9th); 
Cook County Commissioner Robert Steele (2nd);
Metropolitan Water Reclamation District Commissioner Patricia Horton;
Chicago Alderman Jason Ervin (28th)
*It is our pleasure to present this Event FREE of charge
 to the Residents of Our CommUnity.
**If you are an Attorney who would like to present,
or if you are a Resident/ Organization that can help transport neighbors to this event;
 please contact WRC @