Equal Justice Starts Here

Legal Aid Chicago was founded on the philosophy that all individuals are entitled to quality civil legal representation, regardless of their income. We work to ensure that poverty is not an impediment to justice by dismantling the legal barriers that perpetuate inequality.  In carrying out our mission, we treat everyone with compassion and respect. Legal Aid Chicago staff complete our mission with five key values by being:

  • Equitable 
  • Excellent
  • Inclusive
  • Kind
  • Respectful

Learn more about our values by clicking below.

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