Chicago Free Legal Aid

Chicago Free Legal Assistance is not hard to find.  There are many ways to obtain free legal help in Chicago, including city, state and federal resources, and non-profit legal aid organizations, like the Legal Assistance Foundation, which has covered here.  


Law schools typically offer an excellent way to obtain discounted and free legal assistance.  Chicago is no exception, as the University of Chicago Law School offers these clinics:


  • Civil Rights and Police Accountability Project
  • Criminal and Juvenile Justice Project
  • Employment Discrimination Project
  • Federal Criminal Justice Clinic
  • Housing Initiative
  • Mental Health Project
  • Social Service Project

    Northwestern Law School offers other clinics, including the following:


    Bluhm Legal Clinic 

    Children and Family Justice Center 

    Small Business Opportunity Center 

    Center for International Human Rights 

    Center on Wrongful Convictions