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If you are a pro se litigant with a case in this district, the District Court Self-Help Assistance Program may be able to provide you with assistance regarding your case. The help desk attorney operates by appointment only. Appointments are made at the Clerk’s Office Intake Desk on the 20th floor or by calling 312-435-5691. Use of the help desk attorney is not a substitute for an attorney. You should seriously consider trying to obtain professional legal assistance. Below are lists of organizations that may be able to offer you free or low-cost legal assistance or a referral to an attorney if you can afford to pay for legal services. Additional Resources/Information:
Free or low-cost legal servicesReferral ServicesFiling a Civil Case Without An Attorney: A Guide For The Pro Se LitigantTitle VII and Section 1981: A Guide for Appointed Attorneys in the Northern District of Illinois The Americans With Disabilities Act An Age Discrimination In Employment Act: A Guide for Appointed Attorneys in the Northern District of Illinois Local Rule 56.2 - Notice to Pro Se Litigants Opposing Summary Judgment