Updates

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- ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Free legal clinic opens in Firehouse

Legal aid was identified as a pressing, unmet need in the Highland Park and Highwood communities in 2012, when members of the Highland Park Human Services Task Force heard of the plight of vulnerable residents unable to afford sound legal advice. The vision for a free legal clinic in downtown ...
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Amy & Andy Small Computer Donation

The Highland Park-Highwood Legal Aid Clinic would like to thank Amy and Andy Small for their donation of several computers. Because of their benevolence, we can accommodate multiple volunteers working at the same time and be more efficient with outreach and case management. ...
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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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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 ...
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Legal Aid Clinic Opens in Highland Park

The Highland Park-Highwood Legal Aid Clinic opened for business at the firehouse Youth Center at 1830 Green Bay Road in Highland Park. “We as a community have a desire as well as a moral obligation to meet the needs of our most vulnerable neighbors, including our seniors, economically challenged and ...
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