Updates

Lilac Tree Event (5/1): Divorce University™

Learn from Divorce Professionals ~ Understand the Process ~ Meet Women Rebuilding their Lives. For women in the midst of separation, contemplating divorce, starting or facing the divorce process or even early in the process, the Lilac will be hosting Divorce University™. A one-day conference to support, educate and connect women on the LEGAL, FINANCIAL […]

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Lilac Tree Event (4/7)- Am I in a High Conflict Divorce?

The Lilac Tree will be hosting a workshop on April 7th, offering information and ideas on how to handle being in a high conflict divorce. Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm Location: Evanston Public Library, Large Community Meeting Room, 1703 Orrington Avenue, Evanston, IL Cost: $30 Fee assistance is available Registration is Required: (clients may pay at the door after registering in advance). Call 847.328.0313 […]

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CLE Event- March 16th at 7pm

Dear Pro-Bono Attorneys: The Highland Park-Highwood Legal Aid Clinic is pleased to offer a training on Family Law on March 16, at 7pm, at the Firehouse Youth Center. Family law is one of the highest areas of demand for legal services for low-income individuals, and there are many volunteer opportunities for our HPHLAC attorneys in […]

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The Lilac Tree Divorce Resource & Programming

Although the Clinic does not handle divorce matters, we refer to The Lilac Tree for information and help for our clients.  Please see the information below for some interesting programs that they are having: • Wednesday, February 17th Workshop- What I Learned From My Divorce • Thursday, March 3rd Workshop- 2016 Changes in Child Custody […]

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Highland Park-Highwood Legal Aid Clinic Monthly Open Clinic Being Held on Saturday, November 7, 2015 9AM-12PM

Highland Park, IL –October 26, 2015 - The Highland Park-Highwood Legal Aid Clinic, located at The Firehouse Youth Center, 1830 Green Bay Rd, will be having monthly open clinic hours on Saturday, November 7, from 9AM to 12 noon. Those needing legal assistance for immigration, housing, and domestic violence issues may visit the Clinic during […]

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Success at the Tenants’ Rights Forum

The Clinic would like to thank everyone for their support of the HPHLAC-Open Communities Tenants’ Rights Forum, held on October 17th at Highland Park High School. We had a wonderful time discussing landlord-tenant law with community members and volunteers.

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Thank you First Bank of Highland Park for Becoming a Founding Sponsor

Pictured are Karyn Davidman, Executive Director, Kathryn Vanden Berk, Managing Attorney and Board Chair, Denise Bryant, Director of Marketing, First Bank of Highland Park, Marketing Assistant Angela Santello and Steve Elrod, HPHLAC Board Secretary. Thank you First Bank of Highland Park for its generosity. We depend on the benevolence of community members for the daily […]

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Housing Forum for Tenants’ Rights Training- Oct. 17

The Highland Park Highwood Legal Aid Clinic will hosting a housing forum on Saturday, October 17, 9.30am-11am at Highland Park High School, 433 Vine Ave. We invite those who want to learn about their legal rights as tenants or requirements as a landlord. For more information, please click here. Para obtener más información, por favor haga […]

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We’re in the Daily North Shore!

The Daily North Shore recently published a Letter to the Editor detailing some of the Clinic’s accomplishments since opening in May 2015. Besides hosting multiple open clinics and training workshops for our volunteers, we successfully stopped a wrongful eviction and were able to dismiss a claim based on mistaken identity. To read the full article, visit […]

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Ald. Slavin – Highwood Farmers Market

The Highland Park-Highwood Legal Aid Clinic would like to thank Ald. Slavin for sharing his booth at the Highwood Farmer’s Market.  Pictured: Highwood Mayor Charlie Pecaro, board Chair Kathryn Vanden Berk, student board members, Exec. Dir. Karyn Davidman and Alderman Brad Slavin.

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