Providing Legal Assistance Outside the City of Chicago

Susan Schulman, Executive Director of the North Suburban Legal Aid Clinic (, talked to the club at its December 2, 2020 Zoom meeting. She reviewed the Clinic's history and discussed the three major areas of concern addressed by the Clinic's staff: immigration, housing, and domestic violence. Of particular interest was the ways in which the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the need for their services. Demand for assistance is up in all areas for both health and political reasons. Following her talk, Ms. Schulman answered questions.