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IL Armed Forces Legal Aid Network Launches

Press Release - November 7, 2017

Civic leaders gathered today to announce the launch of the Illinois Armed Forces Legal Aid Network (IL-AFLAN), the first-ever statewide hotline and network of legal support services for Illinois veterans, active-duty military, National Guard, reservists, and their dependents.   Through the IL-AFLAN, veterans and military personnel can obtain free legal help for urgent family, housing and consumer problems, as well as issues such as discharge upgrades and benefit appeals.

IL Equal Justice Foundation Elects FY 2017 Officers

Press Release - July 13, 2016

The Illinois Equal Justice Foundation (IEJF), the not-for-profit entity responsible for distributing, monitoring and protecting the state appropriation for civil legal aid for low-income families and individuals, proudly announces its leadership team for fiscal year 2017.

Rauner Issues State Proclamation Honoring IEJF Founding Trustees

Press Release - June 27, 2016

Governor Bruce Rauner has recognized the Illinois Equal Justice Foundation and its Founding Trustees Michael A. Pope, Timothy L. Bertschy and Christine M. Ory for the vital role they play in increasing access to the civil justice system for all Illinoisans, regardless of income.

State Proclamation Honoring IEJF Founding Trustees

News Release - June 30, 2016

THEREFORE, I, Bruce Rauner, Governor of the State of Illinois, do hereby recognize the Illinois Equal Justice Foundation and its Founding Trustees Michael A. Pope, Timothy L. Bertschy and Christine M. Ory for the vital role they play in increasing access to the civil justice system for all Illinoisans, regardless of income. Bruce Rauner, Governor, State of Illinois

Memorial: Phil Rock

Memorial - February 2, 2016

The Illinois Equal Justice Foundation (IEJF) was deeply saddened to receive the news of the passing of former Illinois Senate President Phil Rock.