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Veterans Day - Celebrating Veterans and Access to Legal Services

DePaul College of Law Librarians want to celebrate the diversity of our student body

American Bar Association (ABA)

The ABA Military and Veterans Legal Center brings together all of the ABA entities, programs, and projects focused on legal services for military personnel, veterans, and their families, and provides access to all of these ABA resources to both the public as well as legal professionals.

https://www.americanbar.org/groups/legal_services/milvets/

Directory of Legal Programs in Illinois

Military Legal Assistance Offices

Legal Aid and Pro Bono Programs

Lawyer Referral Programs

Military/Veteran Specific Programs

https://www.americanbar.org/groups/legal_services/milvets/aba_home_front/directory-programs/illinois/

Illinois Bar Association

Illinois has several laws in place that are designed to protect service people and their familiar (sic). With the goal of preventing financial or other hardship that might result from active duty, these allowances in certain rules and laws ease immediate responsibilities for service personnel. Learn more about these laws and resources available to our veterans.

https://www.isba.org/public/veterans

Cook County and Chicago Legal Assistance for Veterans

Cook County Legal Aid for Housing and Debt (CCLAHD)

Cook County Veterans Treatment Court

https://www.cookcountyil.gov/service/legal-assistance

Legal Resources for Veterans in Chicago and How to Volunteer Your Services to Help Veterans

https://cbaatthebar.chicagobar.org/2018/12/11/legal-resources-for-veterans-in-chicago-and-how-to-volunteer-your-services-to-help-veterans/