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May 26, 2022

Nominations for the 2022 CBA/CBF Pro Bono & Public Service Awards are Now Open

Do you know an unsung lawyer or judge who is dedicated to using their talents and resources to improve access to justice in our community?  We are very fortunate to have many who fit that bill in Chicago’s legal community, and the annual CBA/CBF Pro Bono & Public Service Awards are designed to highlight their […]

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May 25, 2022

justicecorps 2020Illinois JusticeCorps Seeking Fellowship Applications

Going to court, whether in-person or remotely, can be an intimidating experience for people without lawyers. Being able to receive reliable and accurate information about the system is crucial and has become even more true with the ongoing changes to the court process necessitated by the pandemic. Illinois JusticeCorps, which the CBF originally pioneered and continues […]

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May 24, 2022

2022 Investing in Justice Campaign off to a Strong Start!

The Investing in Justice Campaign is in full swing, and we have been inspired by the early results. Of the firms and companies that have completed their internal campaigns, virtually all are reporting solid increases. And a special congratulations to the following firms that have already achieved 100% attorney participation: