A Letter to Our Community

To Our Community, The earth-shaking events that have characterized much of 2020 have underscored the importance of strong elected leadership in this country. The past year has ignited nationwide conversations about our country’s plans to protect our most vulnerable populations, our essential workers, our businesses, and our land and natural …

Foreclosure Advice Desk to Be Renamed in Memory of Justice Laura Liu

In response to the growing crisis of housing insecurity driven by the economic disruptions of the COVID-19 pandemic, Greater Chicago Legal Clinic (formerly Chicago Legal Clinic) is launching a series of initiatives to help address the needs of people in Cook County who face foreclosure or eviction. Central to this …

CVLS Launches “Lawyers Helping Our Community” to Provide Legal Services to the Asian American Community During COVID-19

In light of the Chinatown Pro Bono Clinic being suspended due to COVID-19, Chicago Volunteer Legal Services (“CVLS”) has established a new program called Lawyers Helping Our Community (“LHOC”) to help the Asian American community in Chicago. LHOC has a set of specific service areas that are tailored to COVID-19 …

April 22, 2020: Illinois Attorney General and Cook County State Attorney stand with APPI Community in Condemning Surge of Discrimination and Hate Crimes during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Click here to read Attorney General’s press release. And click here to read State Attorney Foxx’s post.

October 11, 2018: CABA Installation Gala (Recap.)

On October 11, 2018, CABA hosted its Annual Installation Gala at McAndrews Held & Malloy. Sharon Hwang was presented with the Laura C. Liu Lifetime Achievement Award; Tuyet Le was presented with the Distinguished Service in Law Award; and Jeffrey Koh was presented with the Presidential Leadership Award. The Honorable …

August 7, 2018: Legal Malpractice Pitfalls and Ethical Traps CLE (Event Recap.)

On August 7, 2018, the Chinese American Bar Association of Greater Chicago (“CABA”) and the Chicago Committee of the Japanese American Bar Association (“JABA”) presented a legal malpractice panel focusing on legal malpractice pitfalls and ethical traps. Topics covered included: attorney competence; statute of limitations; handling of client funds; client …