Introduction to The Law Project


The Law Project strengthens Chicago area communities by providing high-quality, pro bono legal services to community based nonprofits, small businesses and first-time homebuyers. In fulfilling this mission, The Law Project offers transactional attorneys meaningful pro bono opportunities.

In addition to our direct legal services programs, The Law Project also provides regular workshops and trainings on legal issues affecting nonprofit organizations, small businesses entrepreneurs, and first time home buyers. Check out our events calendar for upcoming events.


The Law Project does not typically handle disputes or litigation.

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Befuddled by Benefits? Unsure about Insurance? The Law Project, through Seyfarth Shaw LLP, is now offering a FREE legal hotline for small business and nonprofit employers who need on the spot legal advice.

Visit the Employer Hotline page.

The Law Project depends on public, private, and foundation dollars. Please consider donating to The Law Project today to help us continue to support communities.

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We know that completing a City of Chicago business license application can be a confusing process. The Law Project can assist you as part of our free services to small business entrepreneurs.

Visit the Business License Helpline page.