Member Groups

Delivery of Legal Services

The mission of the Standing Committee on Delivery of Legal Services is

  • To study, recommend, promote and conduct activities of the Association pertaining to mechanisms for the delivery of legal services to the public, including but not limited to legal assistance to the indigent and other methods of simplifying or lessening the costs of delivery systems.
  • To supervise the operation of the Illinois Lawyer Referral Service.

Read the Delivery of Legal Services' long range plan

Visit the committee's Pro Bono Opportunities and Information for Lawyers resource

ISBA Disaster Legal Services Manual is our resource for Illinoisans and their lawyers.

Pro Bono Net launches  http://www.femaappeals.org for those who have been turned down by FEMA.  Site users answer can create appeal letters and request their FEMA file.

Standing Committee Roster

  • Lois Wood, Land of Lincoln Legal Asst Found Inc, East St Louis, Chair
  • Michael T. O'Connor, Prairie State Legal Services Inc, Rockford, Vice-Chair
  • Hon. Barbara L. Crowder, Third Judicial Circuit, Edwardsville, Secretary
  • Hon. Julie K. Katz, Belleville, Ex-Officio/CLE Committee Liaison
  • Michael G. Bergmann, Public Interest Law Initiative, Chicago, Member
  • Mara L. Block, LAF, Chicago, Member
  • Lisa A. Colpoys, Illinois Legal Aid Online, Chicago, Member
  • Sandra Crawford, Law Crawford PC, Chicago, Member
  • Sheila Fahey-Wallenius, Northwestern Memorial Healthcare, Chicago, Member
  • David T. Holtermann, Lawyers Trust Fund, Chicago, Member
  • Lisa J. McCraw, Deere & Company, Moline, Member
  • Michele A. Miller, Peoria County Court Administration, Peoria, Member
  • Grant L. Nyhammer, Northwestern IL Area Agency on Aging, Rockford, Member
  • Wendy H. Vaughn, Northern Illinois Univ College of Law, Rockford, Member/CLE Coordinator
  • Mary Beth Williams, Mary Beth Williams Attorney at Law, Glen Carbon, Member
  • Susan L. Zielke, Land of Lincoln Legal Asst Fund, Champaign, Member
  • Russell K. Scott, Greensfelder Hemker & Gale, Belleville, Board Liaison
  • David M. Anderson, Illinois Bar Foundation, Chicago, Staff Liaison
  • Lynne Davis, Illinois State Bar Association, Springfield, Staff Liaison