If you are interested in volunteering at the MELAW Legal Clinic or would like more information, please send firstname.lastname@example.org an email. The Legal Clinic continues to offer free 20-minute consultations with lawyers on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of each month. Approximately 25 lawyers work on a rotating and pro bono basis at the clinic. CARPLS is Cook County`s legal helpline. It is composed of lawyers who can give free legal advice over the phone. If there is legal aid or a pro bono organization that might be able to offer more help, CARPLS lawyers will tell you who else to call. You can learn more about the CARPLS Legal Helpline and other ways to get legal help by visiting the website. Home – CARPLS For free or affordable legal advice in Cook County, please click on this link which will take you to a comprehensive directory published by the Cook County Circuit Court. The directory is an excellent source for obtaining legal information and answers to frequently asked legal questions. In addition, the directory has categorized legal organizations and providers by area of law, making it an excellent resource for accessing legal aid. Muslim Legal Fund of America (MLFA) is a charitable organization that funds legal work and programs to defend Muslims from injustice in American courts, prisons, and communities. For more information about MLFA, click here MLFA – MLFA. Offered as part of Legal Clinic 519.
For more clinical services, see Access to Justice and Legal Initiatives The Muslim Community Association`s Legal Clinic offers free 20-minute legal counseling sessions to all Bay Area residents who need legal advice. This service is offered in partnership with the Pro Bono Project of Silicon Valley`s Lawyers in the Library program. CAIR-Chicago is an independently registered 501(c)3 Muslim nonprofit civil rights organization in Illinois. CAIR is the largest Muslim civil rights and civil rights group in the country. With a mission to defend civil liberties, combat bigotry and promote tolerance, the Civil Rights Division provides pro bono legal services to Muslims who have experienced discrimination based on race, religion or ethnic origin. Visit the CAIR-Chicago website for more information. About CAIR-Chicago — CAIR-Chicago. MCA Legal Clinic has a legal referral center that contains self-help books, files, CD-ROMs, brochures and leaflets on a variety of legal topics. The clinic also offers a reference sheet of legal organizations and lawyers. Chicago Volunteer Legal Services (CVLS) supports and promotes pro bono legal representation of the poor and working poor in the Chicago area. For more information, click this link www.cvls.org/. Free General Summary Consultation Legal Clinic.
Get advice on: During the COVID-19 pandemic, all legal consultations will be held remotely via videoconferencing or audioconferencing platforms such as Zoom until further notice. All clinics are open on Sundays from 2pm to 5pm. The American Bar Association provides links to lawyer referral services, free legal advice, and legal information. www.americanbar.org/groups/legal_services/flh-home/. The Chicago Bar Foundation`s Justice Entrepreneurs Project (JEP) is a network of independent lawyers dedicated to making quality legal services accessible and affordable for ordinary people. CEP lawyers offer fixed fees and flexible representation options to achieve this. Their practices aim to be client-centred and emphasize accessibility and collaboration between lawyer and client. For more information, click here jepchicago.community.lawyer/ or call 312.546.3282. Since 2017, MELAW has been diligently hosting legal clinics in collaboration with the Muslim Community Resource Center (MCRC) of the Muslim Association of Puget Sound (MAPS) in Redmond, WA. The clinic has assisted hundreds of clients on a variety of legal issues. The clinic is open to all members of the community and volunteers are always needed and much appreciated. First-come, first-served, first-served sessions.
For future clinic dates and times, or for more information, please contact: LegalClinic@The519.org Illinois Legal Aid Online (ILAO) is a web resource for information on legal rights and responsibilities. Individuals can search for articles and forms for all sorts of common legal issues in more than 25 jurisdictions. This includes resources organized by domain and a comprehensive collection of legal forms. Online support is available and the website contains a list of legal aid providers. www.illinoislegalaid.org/ MCA Legal Clinic regularly hosts free legal workshops for the community on a variety of common legal issues. 17Mar(Mar 17)12:00 pmSisters` Class – Don`t Be Sad(March 17) 12:00 pm The Greater Chicago Legal Clinic (GCLC) provides access to justice to underserved communities in the Chicago area. GCLC`s services fall into five broad categories related to families, immigration, economic stability, housing stability and environmental law. For more information, click here www.gclclaw.org/can-gclc-help-me or contact the 24-hour admissions helpline at 312.726.2938.
For any questions, comments or concerns, please contact us and Insha`Allah (God willing), we will answer you as soon as possible. Mohammad Fadel is President Emeritus of NAML. In January 2006, he became an Assistant Professor of Business and Islamic Law at the University of Toronto`s Faculty of Law. Professor Fadel was previously a partner in the corporate and securities practice in the New York office of the law firm of Sullivan & Cromwell LLP. He served as a trainee attorney on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia. In addition to his J.D. Professor Fadel holds a Ph.D.
in Middle Eastern Languages and Civilizations from the University of Chicago. Organized in collaboration with the Canadian Muslim Lawyers Association. The Chicago Bar Association`s Lawyer Referral Service is a non-profit public service of the Chicago Bar Association. Trusted since 1874, he has placed it with experienced and qualified lawyers for more than 75 years. Chicago Bar Association lawyers have an average of 20 years of experience and are carefully selected for real-world relevant experience, and all have malpractice insurance. lrs.chicagobar.org/ Senior Vice President of Ecommerce, Marriott International The Collin County Islamic Association (IACC) is an Islamic community center located in the heart of Plano, Texas. It provides a place of worship, offers a variety of Islamic education, and provides various services to community members and the local community. Naiel Iqbal is an investment professional at hedge fund Tiger Global Management. Previously, he was an analyst at Caxton Associates, a macro hedge fund. Previously, he was a proprietary trading portfolio manager at J.P. Morgan in New York.
He began his career in the Special Situations Group of Deutsche Bank. Mr. Iqbal is a graduate of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He is currently the president of Muppies, the largest non-profit organization dedicated to empowering and organizing Muslim businessmen. He is also chairman of the Penn Alumni Interview Program committee and a long-term member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Medical founder of Simple Healthkit and angel investor and clinical faculty at Stanford School of Medicine This content has been archived. It may no longer be relevant © 2020 IACC (Islamic Association of Collin County). All rights reserved Saema Somalya is Chair of the Board of Directors of Muslim Advocates. She is a lawyer and works as general counsel at the financial services firm Remitly. Previously, she was Senior Vice President and Assistant General Counsel at Fifth Third Bancorp in Cincinnati, Ohio.