For the Public

Consult a Lawyer for Free on April 28 During ISBA Ask A Lawyer Day

Contact: 
Sara Anderson
Media Manager
(312) 920-4684
sanderson@isba.org
For Immediate Release: 
April 2, 2018

Anyone in Illinois with a question about a legal matter can consult a lawyer — at no cost — during the 37th annual Ask A Lawyer Day, Saturday, April 28, from 9 a.m. to noon. The event is sponsored by the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) in cooperation with bar associations in Cook, DuPage, and Lake counties.

Volunteer lawyers will be standing by to provide general information about consumer problems, family law, estate planning, personal injury, and other common legal issues. Callers will be given information about their legal difficulties, which may include consulting with another lawyer on the caller’s specific legal situation.

The public can connect with an ISBA attorney by phone or email. They can also contact participating bar associations at their respective phone numbers.

To talk to a lawyer:

  • Call the ISBA toll-free 800.252.8908 or 800.678.4009
  • Email your legal question to askalawyerday@isba.org; questions will be answered on Saturday, April 28

Participating bar associations:

  • Chicago Bar Association – 312.554.2001
  • DuPage County Bar Association – 630.653.7779 or 630.653.7828
  • Lake County Bar Association – 847.244.3143 or 847.244.3140

Each participating bar association operates a lawyer referral service for people who need legal services. Lawyers contacted through a referral service provide an initial consultation at a nominal cost.

The Illinois State Bar Association is a voluntary organization of 30,000 members that provides professional services to Illinois lawyers and education and services to the public. For more information, visit isba.org.

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