Updates

HPH Legal Aid Now BIA Accredited!

In April, the Clinic received accreditation by the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA), an office within the Department of Justice, to work with a wide variety of immigration matters. This not only recognizes the clinic as a qualified provider of immigration legal services, but it also recognizes specific members of...

Clinic Receives CLE Training on Expungement

Thank you Keith Brin, Clerk of the Circuit Court of Lake County, your staff and Keith Grant, the Lake County Public Defender’s Chief of Special Defense, for an enlightening training on expungement last week. We hope to help members of the Highland Park and Highwood communities who need help with...

Open Clinic: November 11, 2017
9 am – 12 Noon

The Clinic will be open on Saturday, November 11, 2017, from 9 am to 12 pm.  We will have attorneys available to help with immigration issues, Emergency Tool Kits, and landlord/tenant and housing problems. We ask that any cases involving domestic violence to call to make an appointment on another day...

Congrats Alicia!

Congratulations to Alicia De La Cruz, our housing advocate, on receiving the Humanitarian of the Year Award, and Cecilia Limon, co-president of our student board, who received the Character Counts Award, from the HP Human Relations Commission.   Pictured: Cecilia Limon, Karyn Davidman, Alicia De La Cruz and Mayor Nancy...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...