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A Chicago law-themed high school and two well-respected volunteer organizations have teamed up to provide free legal help to residents of the low-income neighborhood where the high school is located called West Garfield Park.

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Lawyers seldom retire – a nod, perhaps, to the personal satisfaction that comes from helping others solve their legal problems. Richard L. Thies, 83, is one of those lawyers.

The Urbana lawyer has spent the last 60 years in a general practice law firm...

Last Christmas Eve, Chicago lawyer Michael Marick could have been home celebrating with family and friends. Instead, he and his wife and three children chose to celebrate the spirit of the season by serving more than 100 lasagna dinners to the homeless at the...

On Thursday, March 5, Ralph Schumann will take a break from running his law practice and the Illinois Real Estate Lawyers Association to hit the stage with his blues band in a performance for a worthy cause.

The occasion is the fifth annual “Lawyers Rock,” a...

Small cities are struggling to keep their local symphony orchestras alive, a fact which troubles Chicago labor relations lawyer Paul H. Burmeister.

The Peoria native, who grew up in a family of classical music lovers, understands more than most people the value of listening to music at a...

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