News Tag: JEP


September 27, 2022

jep logoThe Opportunity of a Lifetime!

Are you a lawyer interested in obtaining the skills and resources necessary to build an innovative and successful law practice targeting the middle market? Are you interested in making a positive impact on your community as a social entrepreneur? Do you value autonomy and wellbeing? If yes, then the CBF Justice Entrepreneurs Project (JEP) might be a […]

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August 4, 2022

jep logoCongratulations to the Newest JEP Graduates!

Last month, the CBF Justice Entrepreneurs Project celebrated the graduation of the January 2021 cohort, the nineteenth cohort of participants to successfully complete the 18-month program. The graduates include Amy Cook, Terra Gross, and India Rios. All three graduates have built socially conscious law firms and innovative businesses that offer valuable, cost-effective legal services to […]

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July 21, 2022

jep logoCongratulations to our 2022 JEPY Award Winners!

On June 14, 2022, stars of the CBF Justice Entrepreneurs Project, friends, family, and community partners gathered to celebrate innovative practices, expanded access to legal services, and lawyering with panache at Midwest Coast Brewing Company. The big winners of the night were: 

  • Innovation in Legal Service Delivery: Chicago Consumer Law Center, P.C. (Rob Harrer) 
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    June 20, 2022

    Three More Trailblazing Attorneys Join JEP Network

    On June 6th, the CBF Justice Entrepreneurs Project welcomed its nineteenth cohort into the program. These three attorneys— Nick Hafen, Kadijah Hall, and Braden Tilghman —are eager to start innovative, socially conscious firms focused on helping people in the middle market access affordable legal help. The new JEPers join over 60 attorneys currently in the […]

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    March 14, 2022

    jep logoJEP Seeks Entrepreneurial & Innovative Lawyers

    Are you a lawyer interested in obtaining the skills and resources necessary to build an innovative and successful law practice targeting the middle market? Are you interested in making a positive impact on your community as a social entrepreneur? Do you value autonomy and wellbeing? If yes, then the JEP might be a good fit […]

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    January 20, 2022

    The JEP Welcomes Second All-Female Cohort

    On January 10, 2022, the CBF Justice Entrepreneurs Project welcomed its eighteenth cohort into the program. This all-female cohort, the second in JEP history, is ready to put their entrepreneurial and legal skills to work as they build socially conscious and innovative practices focused on increasing access to legal solutions for underserved people and small businesses in […]

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    October 20, 2021

    jep logoCongratulations to the Newest JEP Graduates!

    The CBF Justice Entrepreneurs Project celebrated the graduation of the May 2020 cohort, the 15th cohort of participants to successfully complete the 18-month program. The graduates include Ashley Rodriguez, Seth McCormick, and Kimber Russell. All three have built socially conscious law firms and innovative businesses that strive to offer valuable, cost-effective legal services and products […]

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    June 8, 2021

    jep logoMuch to Celebrate at the JEP

    It has been an exciting month over at the CBF Justice Entrepreneurs Project as we celebrated the graduation of its 14th cohort of participants and welcomed our 17th cohort of participants. We are excited to welcome four enthusiastic attorneys into the JEP family, and we are proud of our newly minted alumni […]

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    March 15, 2021

    jep logoJEP Applications are Now Open

    The CBF Justice Entrepreneurs Project (JEP) is seeking entrepreneurial and social justice-minded applicants for its next class of participants who will begin the program in June 2021. 

    Interested in obtaining the skills and resources necessary to build an innovative and successful law practice? Interested in making a positive impact on your community as a social entrepreneur? The JEP is an […]

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    January 23, 2021

    screenshot of 16th jep cohort bootcampSixteenth JEP Cohort Kicks Off 18-Month Program

    On January 11, the CBF Justice Entrepreneurs Project welcomed its sixteenth cohort into the program. Similar to our last cohort, these four attorneys—Daniel Bruce, Amy Cook, Terra Gross, and India Rios—are eager to take on the immense challenges and need created by COVID-19 by starting innovative, socially conscious practices helping everyday people and small businesses. The new JEPers join over 60 attorneys currently in the JEP Network.

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