Are there any self-help legal clinics that can walk me through a simple legal procedure or provide forms?
The first Saturday in May, in conjunction with Law Day, the ISBA holds an annual Ask-a-Lawyer Day where members of the public can call in and ask questions of a team of lawyers who provide the service as a courtesy. The ISBA also provides links to a number of law-related resources available on the web.
The Chicago Bar Association offers a variety of legal service programs to the public. Please click here for further information.
The Chicago Bar Association offers a number of brochures through the CBA Public Affairs Office and the Lawyer Referral Service. Click here to open the CBA’s Public Information Brochures Page.
Click here to open the CBA’s Lawyer Referral Service page.
What if I have a complaint about a lawyer?
The Illinois Supreme Court’s Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission is authorized to investigate allegations of attorney misconduct.
Office of Attorney General Lisa Madigan - Protecting Consumers Page
Attorney General Lisa Madigan’s Consumer Protection Division protects Illinois consumers and businesses victimized by fraud, deception, and unfair business practices. The work of the Division is carried out by the following bureaus: Consumer Fraud Bureau, Charitable Trust Bureau, Franchise Bureau, Health Care Bureau, and Military and Veterans Rights Bureau.