If you want to hire a lawyer, there are many services to help you find legal representation.
If you are looking for free legal help, you can call the CARPLS Legal Aid Hotline at (312) 738-9200 to speak with a lawyer for free.
You can also contact a legal aid organization directly by looking at the directory of legal aid and pro bono organizations in Cook County to find one that offers services in the relevant area of law.
You can learn more about legal aid and pro bono in Cook County on Illinois Legal Aid Online. You can also apply for free help from some legal aid organizations.
Referral services will match you with a lawyer with experience in the relevant area of law. Some referral services may charge a small fee for the initial consultation. You are not obliged to hire the lawyer, and the lawyer is not obligated to take you as a client.
Directories are lists of lawyers who you can reach out to directly for more information. You are not obligated to hire the lawyer, and the lawyer is not obligated to take you as a client.