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Here are opportunities for LCBA members to provide support to Lake County Citizens:

 

Current Activities

Law Day
Volunteers visit classrooms and lead 45 minute discussions regarding this years topic the Magna Carta, distributed in advance by LCBA. (April 27-May 1, 2015)

 

Mock Trial

High School Mock Trial programs held in the spring at the 19th Judicial Circuit Courthouse.  Volunteers participate as judges. (February 21, 2015)

Shred Event

Once a year (typically the Friday after Labor Day) volunteers assist members unload materials from their vehicles to be shredded. (September 11, 2015)

Adopt-A-Highway

Twice a year (May 16, 2015) volunteers clean up a one-mile stretch of Washington Street.

Ask-a-lawyer

Once a year, in conjunction with the Illinois State Bar Association, volunteers provide free legal advice to telephone callers.  Call-In, Saturday April 25, 2015, Drop In Clinic-May 5, 2015 - Lake County Bar Association

Volunteer Lawyers Program

The VLP is managed by Prairie State Legal Services.  The areas of greatest need are Family (especially divorce in domestic violence cases), Chapter 7 bankruptcy for working clients, uncontested guardianship for disabled adults, and consumer law.

 

Foreclosure Helpdesk

Volunteer attorneys provide general information about the foreclosure process and do not provide legal representation.

 

Guardianship Helpdesk

Volunteers assist pro se petitioners seeking guardianship of the person of a minor child.

 

Lawyer Referral Service

Attorneys participating in this service are pre-screened to participate in referrals to paying clients (not pro bono).

 

Law Suit Days

Date TBD 2015
Donate gently used professional men and women's clothing, winter coats and children's clothing to be donated to the  Nineteenth Judicial Circuit Court Specialty Courts.



2015 Elliot Pinsel's Gift Drive

We will have 80 ornaments that contain names of individuals and items they need/wish for this holiday season. (November 2015)

 
Coming Soon:

People's Law School

This program is offered free to the public in the spring. Volunteers are asked to present a 45 minute lecture. The entire series covers 6-10 substantive areas. (April 2016)

 

 

Past LCBA Activities

Habitat for Humanity

 

Law Explorer Post

 

Law Suit Days

 

Blood Drive

 

Peoples Law School: 2-16-2011- Criminal/Traffic Law

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Peoples Law School: 2-23-2011- Bankruptcy/Foreclosure

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Thanksgiving Dinner Gift Basket

 

2013 Feeding Illinois Food drive

 

2010 Elliott Pinsel's Annual Gift Drive

 

2011 Elliott Pinsel's Annual Gift Drive

 

2012 Elliott Pinsel’s Annual Gift Drive

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5/23/2015
TEST EVENT

5/25/2015
Court Holiday-Memorial Day

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