Legal Aid Committee Selected Highlights 2011

This is a compilation of highlights submitted by some of the legal aid organizations that participate in the CBA Legal Aid Committee. Not all organizations were able to submit highlights, but this compilation provides an overview of some of the great work happening in our community. Thanks to everyone who submitted highlights.

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Legal Aid in Cook County: A Report on Basic Trends in Need, Service and Funding

This 2010 report addresses the current demand for legal aid services, how services are being provided and where funding comes from for this work.

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Investing in Justice: A Framework for Effective Recruitment and Retention of Illinois Legal Aid Attorneys

This 2006 study published by The Chicago Bar Foundation and the Illinois Coalition for Equal Justice takes an in-depth look at the work of legal aid attorneys and the recruitment and retention of this group of dedicated lawyers.

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The Legal Aid Safety Net: A Report on the Legal Needs of Low-Income Illinoisans

The 2005 Legal Aid Safety Net report examines the legal needs of the poor, the effectiveness of current legal aid in meeting these needs, and identifies steps that could be taken to maximize the effectiveness of legal aid.

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