Click here for Pro Se Litigants information, and for information regarding the District Court Self-Help Assistance Program. If you are a pro se litigant, this 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.
Click here and turn to pages 13-14 to find contact information for 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.
Click herefor additional information about finding an attorney and getting legal advice.
Please also see the following notice to pro se litigants: Local Rule 56.2 - Notice to Pro Se Litigants Opposing Summary Judgment
And for appointed attorneys, please see the following documents:
Title 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