CBF Publishes New Resource for Organizations Running Pro Bono Programs
The Pro Bono Checklist and accompanying materials were developed to provide organizations with best practices and an overview of the process for setting up and sustaining a successful pro bono program, as well as helpful resources and sample documents. See the Checklist...
Investing in Justice Campaign Breaks Records Across the Board
With 137 participating law firms, corporate legal departments and other law-related organizations, more than 4,000 attorneys and legal professionals contributed over $1.8 million. 100% of those donations will go directly to CBF grants to Chicago-area pro bono and legal aid organizations. More...
More than 1.4 million Cook County residents are living at or near poverty, unable to pay for often critical legal help.
There are only about 300 full-time legal aid attorneys to help them.