Client Legal Services Overview
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- Criminal Defense Litigation
We provide criminal defense representation for all types of felonies and misdemeanors in trial and appellate courts at the state and federal levels.
- Employment Discrimination/Civil Rights Litigation
We provide representation primarily for employment discrimination disputes and for civil rights cases in the federal and state courts and in administrative agencies.
- Entrepreneurial Law
We handle legal issues that frequently arise for start-up companies, including but not limited to choice of entity, entity formation, contract review and drafting, corporate governance issues, review of leases, trademark searches and filing, and other transactional matters.
- Family Law
We represent clients in matters of legal separation, divorce, child support, child custody, visitation, guardianships and other related domestic relations issues.
- Health and Disability Law
Represent clients in Social Security disability cases and other civil litigation matters that generally involve health, disability or discrimination issues. Assist people who have suffered serious physical, cognitive and psychological injuries caused by a vaccine through the Vaccine Injury Law Project. Advocate for individuals with diabetes who face discrimination through the Center for Diabetes Research and Policy.
- Immigration Law
We represent individuals seeking immigration benefits for themselves or family members, employers who are hiring non-U.S. citizens, asylum-seekers and people facing deportation.
- Open Government (NOTE: The Center for Open Government is not currently accepting new matters or clients.)
We represent citizens or citizens groups who need legal assistance in their efforts to hold government accountable, particularly with regard to government compliance with Illinois Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests and with the Illinois Open Meetings Act.
- Tax and Probate Law
We offer a full-service tax controversy and probate transactions practice representing individual and small-business taxpayers.