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$20,000 to $29,999 DLA Piper

$10,000 to $19,000 Bell, Boyd & Lloyd Charles H. & Bertha L. Boothroyd Foundation Chapman and Cutler The Field Foundation of Illinois The Milton L. Fish, Jr. Family Foundation Landmark Legal Solutions Public Interest Law Initiative Schiff Hardin John G. Searle Family Trust Winston & Strawn

$5,000 to $9,999 American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Baker & McKenzie Francis Beidler Charitable Trust CRA International Chicago Area Foundation for Legal Services Martin S. Fishleder Fortune Brands 42

Donors Ice Miller Illinois Bar Foundation Jenner & Block Locke, Lord, Bissell & Liddell The Siragusa Foundation Sonnenschein, Nath & Rosenthal Swanson, Martin & Bell Xerox Corporation

$1,500 to $4,999 Blackman Kallick The Braeside Foundation Consulting Fiduciaries Crowe Chizek Deloitte Financial Advisory Services Paul E. Dengel & Paula J. Morency Drinker Biddle Gardner Carton Richard L. Freeman Hon. A. Benjamin & Marcia W. Goldgar Bernard Hammer HSBC Jones Day Katten Muchin Rosenman Eileen M. & Gerard D. Kelly Latham & Watkins Lexis-Nexis McDermott, Will & Emery McKenna Storer Morgan. Lewis & Bockius Kenneth P. Morrison Navigant Consulting Pattishall, McAuliffe, Newbury, Hilliard & Geraldson Stephen R. & Linda W. Patton Quarles & Brady Sedgwick, Detert, Moran & Arnold

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$750 to $1,499 Patricia T. Bergeson Thomas C. & Dorothy F. Borders John & Susan Chen Randy J. & Mary Pat Curato Davis Friedman F. Ellen Duff & Robert W. Hermanson Sarah L. Flosi Donald C. Gancer Illinois State Bar Association John A. & Candice S. Janicik John G. Kelly D. A. Lazar Reed, Smith, Sachnoff & Weaver McLouis & Harriette G. Robinet Peter L. & Kay C. Rossiter Ann M. Spillane James R. & Linda E. Stinson Constantine L. & Jean D. Trela Marc Ungar Brenton W. & Elizabeth R. Vincent

$250 to $749 Adler, Murphy & McQuillen American Immigration Lawyers Association Harry Arger Robert S. Baizer Larayne Balsan Beermann Swerdlove Michael D. Belsley Margaret C. Benson & Arthur Simon Karen Ruth & Scott Bieber John J. Blasi

Brian A. & Mary S. Bosch Stephen S. Bowen BP Foundation Barbara B. Bressler & Jerry Garson Patrick S. & Judith Lauth Casey Paul F. Charnetzki & Anne K. Leary Crane Heyman Simon Welch & Clar Robert E. & Isabel M. Curley Jeffrey Dalebroux DecisionQuest Dockterman Family Gift Fund Fioretti & Lower Robert W. Fioretti Richard C. & Cheryl S. Gering David J. & Cathleen A. Gilmartin Misty Gruber Richard & Leslie Hanus David Harding Daniel W. Sherman & Margaret M. Heffernan Robert A. & Janet W. Helman Gregory Hermann Thomas R. & Siobhan D. Hill Hinshaw & Culbertson David B. Hirschey Joanna K. Horsnail Mark K. & Barbara Gainer Johnson William J. Jovan Maxine & Larry R. Kane Susan Lorraine Kennedy Forrest B. & Barbara C. Lammiman Jordan H. Lippman Jeffrey L. & Ellen G. London Loop Legal Copy & Imaging John B. & Betsy Lower Anthony J. Mandarino McAndrews Held & Malloy

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Donors Steven F. Pflaum & Karen Robertson John F. Podliska Pyes & Cherin Christine A. & Duane C. Quaini Daniel E. Elizabeth G. Reidy Howard M. Rubin Greg A. Sams & Jennifer M. Cerven Harry Sangerman & Lynn Gilfillan Linda J. Schneider Ralph & Lois Silver Foundation Thomas Soeman John C. Stiefel Joseph L. Stone Michael F. Thiel Lee H. Tockman Judith A. Trombley Thomas A. Volz Thomas P. Walsh & Melocy A. Cobleigh Hon. Eugene R. Wedoff Robert B. Wilcox Living Trust

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Margaret E. Currin CustomInk.com Gene K. Edlin Sharon L. Eisman Fannie Mae Foundation Fred I. & Judy C. Feinstein Elizabeth A. Ferrari Hon. Thomas E. Flanagan Angela M. & Gregory J. Foster-Rice Jeanine S. Friedman Susan J. Friedman & Marc A. Primack Juanita Fuller Cheryl Garrett James T. & Carol A. Haddon Moira Dages & Gregory J. Hathcock Kurt J. & Carolyn Lake Heinz Patrick D. & Ann H. Hughes Laurie D. & Martin S. Jaffe Philip & Lisa Kepler Keri S. Kotsonis Rosemary Krimbel & John W. Garton Robert J. Krull Kim Barker & Maurice L. Lee Ann Bashook & Marvin D. Leiner Anne C. Keays & Michael E. Leonard Eileen M. Letts John A. & Michelle R. Luburic Mary L. Lucie Elisabeth M. McNamara Melvoin Foundation John H. & Barbara B. Morrison Christopher J. Moss James M. Mrowicki Rachel D. & Jonathan M. Powell Steven M. & Mary R. Ravid Hon. Ronald C. Riley

Judith A. Royal & Timothy J. Patenode Sarah Schrup Thad N. & Anne L. Schwaab Julius H. Shapiro Ann Marie Slater Zygmunt K. Sokolnicki Thomas H. Thorelli Stephanie L. Uhlarik George Vernon & Nancy Baker Andrew C. Villier Fay L. Walker Arnold & Eileen Weinberg Ethan R. York Daniel A. & Terri B. Zazove

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John A. Walker Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP

Daniel J. Winters Jenner & Block LLP

Arthur J. McColgan Walker Wilcox & Matousek

Joanna Horsnail Ex Officio, Governing Board Vice-President, Development Mayer Brown LLP

Board of Directors L. Robert Guenthner III President Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP

Steven V. Hunter At-Large Member, Executive Committee DLA Piper

Jared R. Cloud Vice-President, Finance Chair, Endowment Committee McDermott Will & Emery LLP

Brent W. Vincent At-Large Member, Executive Committee Bell Boyd & Lloyd LLC

Joanna K. Horsnail Vice-President, Development Mayer Brown LLP

Tamara Barnett Sidley Austin LLP

Howard Yussman Vice President, Client Services Law Clerk, Illinois Appellate Court. Kelly Martin Warner Secretary Schiff Hardin LLP F. Ellen Duff At-Large Member, Executive Committee Winston & Strawn LLP

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Patricia T. Bergeson Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science Brian A. Bosch Surgynex John A. Husmann Wilson & Ryan Meredith Emerson Ritchie Alliant Credit Union

Andrea M. Schleifer Andrea M. Schleifer & Associates John Sciaccotta Shefsky & Froelich James Shepherd Navigant Consulting Ann M. Spillane Office of the Illinois Attorney General Maria Mendoza Troxclair Franczek Sullivan PC Marc Ungar Timothy G. Nickels Ex Officio, Immediate Past President of the Board Swanson Martin & Bell LLP

Peter M. Ashmore, Managing Attorney. University of Missouri (B.A., Political Science, 1991). DePaul University College of Law (J.D., 1994). Hired as a CVLS staff attorney upon graduation from law school, Peter had already interned, externed, and volunteered with us. As Director of Financial Issues he handles and advises volunteers on an eclectic variety of cases, including tort defense, eviction, foreclosure, contracts, real estate, bankruptcy, probate, tax and public benefits. In addition, as director of CVLS’ new Guardian Ad Litem for Adults Program, Peter trains, recruits and supervises volunteers who serve as GALs for disabled adults. Last year, Peter spearheaded CVLS’ successful application for status as an Accredited MCLE Provider, and continues to oversee MCLE reporting. Peter also administers and manages all of our technology needs, recently finishing a major redesign of CVLS’ three databases. Peter also maintains the database for the Circuit Court’s Guardianship Desk for Minors. Peter formally served as President of the Illinois Center for Law & Technology, now known as Illinois Legal Aid Online and on the Illinois State Bar Association’s Delivery of Legal Services Committee. He currently sits on the Chicago Bar Association’s Probate, Consumer, Legal Aid and Mental Health committees.

Margaret C. Benson, Executive Director. Western Michigan University, Honors College (B.A., History, 1976). Loyola University College of Law (J.D., 1979). Lake, Rosenberg & Associates (1977–1979). Law Offices of Barbara B. Hirsch (1979 –1981). Meg joined CVLS in 1982 to set up the Panel Referral Program, became Deputy Director in 1983 and was elevated to Executive Director in 2003 when her predecessor, Lee Witte, retired. In addition to her responsibility for program management and fundraising, she coordinates CVLS’ relations with the bench, bar associations, and law firms. In addition to her monthly column on pro bono for the Chicago Lawyer, Meg has written extensive training materials for CVLS volunteers. While handling a caseload of contested or difficult family and guardian ad litem cases, she trains and supervises GAL volunteers. Meg was a program designer and speaker at the ABA/NLADA 2005 and 2006 Equal Justice Conferences and at the 2005 statewide Legal Advocates Conference. In June Meg was honored with the Illinois State Bar Association’s Board of Governors Award. In 2001 she received the notable Chicago Bar Foundation’s Thomas H. Morsch Public Service Award. Prior honors include the “Esther Rothstein Award” by the Lawyer’s Trust Fund of Illinois in 1999 and Loyola University School of Law’s Public Service Award in 1994. Meg is an active member of ISBA’s Legislation Committee and sits on the ISBA’s LawPac Board. Former chair, she continues to serve on the CBA’s Pro Bono Week Committee. Past activities include: chair of the Illinois State Bar Association’s Delivery of Legal Services Committee, charter member of the Illinois Pro Bono Center’s Board of Directors, speaker at the Midwest Region SPAN Conference on the Future of Legal Services, Board of Directors of the Women’s Bar Association of Illinois, two-term ISBA Assembly member, speaker for the American Institute for Prepaid Legal Services. Meg’s husband, Art Simon, is an active CVLS volunteer.

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Eric S. Donahue, Business Manager. Purdue University, (B.A., Political Science and History 1997). Eric, who joined CVLS five years ago after working as a business manager for Indiana law firms, coordinates all of CVLS’ business and operational tasks, including contracts and purchases, insurance and internal organization. He manages the 403(b) retirement plan and other aspects of CVLS human resources. In addition, he handles all day-to-day bookkeeping including accounts receivable and accounts payable and client accounts. Currently he is enrolled at Keller Graduate School of Management, working towards his MBA/CPA.

His talent with training has given him the responsibility of overseeing the summer student program. His rapid response to welfare reform legislation in 1998 gave rise to statewide demand for his materials and speaking engagements at Judge Timothy Evan’s luncheon Seminar and the Young Lawyer’s Section Family Law Committee. A former chair of the Chicago Bar Association’s Legal Aid Committee, he currently sits on their Matrimonial Law Committee. Phil was the chair of the subsection of the legal service’s consortium which has both created pro-se family law forms and materials and assisted with the creation of the Domestic Relations Division’s Self-Help Center. He also is the Legal Content Editor of the Family Law practice area of the Illinois Technology Center’s website and co-chair of the Clerk of the Circuit Court Pro Se Litigants Advisory Committee. Phil, a member of the Illinois State Bar Association, is a former ISBA Assembly and current member of the ISBA Family Law Section Council. In its annual supplemental edition in 2004, Phil was selected by the Law Bulletin Publishing Company as one of the “40 Attorneys Under 40 in Illinois to Watch”.

Amanda F. Fayne, Staff Attorney, Chancery Court Access to Justice Program. University of Wisconsin, Madison (B.A., English, 1999). Chicago Kent College of Law J.D., 2002). Amanda joined the CVLS staff in 2006 after practicing law in the private sector for over four years. While in private practice, Amanda tried over 30 jury trials to verdict. Amanda is a part of CVLS’ new joint project with the Chicago Bar Association and the Chancery Court, in which CVLS accepts appointments from the court to represent low-income pro se litigants in danger of losing their homes. CVLS staff and volunteers represent clients in mortgage foreclosures, Chicago Housing Authority terminations, title fraud, mortgage fraud, and predatory lending cases. Amanda, experienced in property damage, personal injury, declaratory actions, CHAC administrative hearings and mortgage foreclosure surplus cases, handles many of these housing cases herself in addition to providing support to volunteers. In addition, Amanda was an adjunct faculty professor at Chicago Kent, teaching advanced legal writing. Terri Hooker, Panel Program Administrator. Terri, who has worked with CVLS volunteers since 1973, adjusts Panel Referral Program policies to meet shifting client needs and volunteer capacity and places cases with more than 1,000 volunteer lawyers. She takes particular delight in finding specialists to handle cases that regular legal aid programs rejected as beyond their expertise. She also recruits and orients Panel lawyers and continuously surveys volunteer and client satisfaction. In addition to her panel duties, Terri spends hours working closely with the staff attorneys appointed as guardians ad litem over problematic minor’s estates by investigating and overseeing guardians and older minors requesting withdrawals from their bank accounts. Terri completed 2 years of Loop College and graduated from Roosevelt University’s Certified Paralegal program in 1985. Phillip J. Mohr, Deputy Director. University of Illinois, Champaign, (B.A., Economics, 1987). De Paul University College of Law (J.D., 1991). Formerly a CVLS volunteer, Phillip joined staff in 1991, became the Family Law Director in 1996, and was named the Deputy Director in 2006. In addition to being Deputy Director, Phil also continues to direct our Family Law Program. His own large caseload and the work of his American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers panel does much to meet our greatest need: representation of clients on contested family law matters. In addition to trial work, he has gained experience with appellate work as well. In 1999, along with a CVLS volunteer, Phil argued before the Illinois Supreme Court. As an experienced family law practitioner, Phil spends many hours tutoring young volunteers, both individually and through seminars, gradually guiding them from simple to complex cases. 48

Patricia M. Nelson, Director, Chancery Court Access to Justice Program. University of Illinois, Champaign (B.A., Economics, 1990). DePaul University College of Law J.D., 1996). Patty is the Director of our new joint project with the Chicago Bar Association and the Chancery Court Access to Justice, in which CVLS accepts appointments from the court to represent low-income pro se litigants in danger of losing their homes. CVLS staff and volunteers represent clients in mortgage foreclosures, Chicago Housing Authority terminations and victims of title fraud, mortgage fraud, and predatory lending. Patty handles many of these complex housing cases herself. She also actively recruits, trains and supports volunteers as well as arranges ongoing seminars and training workshops in these areas. Patty has been a featured speaker on the issues of title and mortgage fraud for Metropolitan Family Services and the Illinois Paralegal Association. She is also the co-author of an instruction manual for landlords wishing to evict their tenants. Previously, Patty spent eight years as our utility attorney. She is experienced in probate, landlord tenant, contract disputes, adoption, DCFS administrative hearings and guardian ad litem in contested custody disputes. Patty is the co-author of a training manual that is used to train all new guardians ad litem. She has spoken and presented seminars on that topic at CVLS and for the Chicago Bar Association and the Illinois State Bar Association. Patty also has experience drafting legislation, lobbying for its passage, and testifying in support of that legislation to the Illinois House of Representatives Judiciary Committee. Patty, past co-chair of the Committee on Racial and Ethnic Diversity, trained to conduct seminars on prejudice reduction through the National Coalition Building Institute. Currently, she serves on the CBA’s Legal Aid and Real Estate Law Committees and is an active member of the Illinois State Bar Association. Matthew Pollock, Community Relations & Development Coordinator. Arizona State University, (B.S., Mechanical Engineering, 2005). Before joining CVLS in July 2007, Matthew worked as a mechanical engineer for 6 years in Chicago and Phoenix. While toiling in the world of big business he developed a desire to give back to the community and found his way to CVLS. Working closely with the executive director to target new sources of funding, Matt coordinates Race Judicata®, and composes press and marketing materials as well as CVLS’ monthly newsletter. In his spare time he manages the new and improved CVLS website that he designed to be an easy, accessible gathering point for volunteers and clients alike. 49


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Veronica Rodriguez, Clinic Coordinator Veronica Rodriguez, who joined CVLS staff in April, 2006, had been a law office manager since January 2000. As the coordinator of our 20 neighborood legal clinics, Veronica’s duties include developing and attending clinic events, reviewing and maintaining clinic data and schedules, troubleshooting clinic problems, and evaluating client and volunteer satisfaction. She also coordinates the volunteers for Race Judicata® and uses her fluency in Spanish to provide translation services to both staff and clinic attorneys.

Administrative Office 100 North LaSalle

Allison Willis Singer, Staff Attorney, Chancery Court Access to Justice Program. Washington University (B.A., African-American Studies, 2000). California Western School of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 2005). Allison first came to CVLS after graduating from law school in 2005. That summer, she served as a Public Interest Law Initiative Fellow at CVLS, managing a caseload of family law matters while studying for the bar exam. Upon completing her Fellowship, Allison joined Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP as a Litigation Associate. While at Sonnenschein, Allison represented corporate clients in a variety of complex civil matters, with issues ranging from insurance coverage to health care regulation and compliance to consumer fraud. In addition, she remained connected to the legal aid community by cultivating an active pro bono practice, which included volunteering with CVLS. Ultimately, Allison left the private sector to pursue public interest law full-time. She is thrilled to have recently returned to CVLS, this time as a Staff Attorney for the Access to Justice Program. In this program, CVLS accepts court appointments to represent low-income clients in matters pending in the Circuit Court of Cook County, Chancery Division. Currently, the most pressing need for representation is in mortgage foreclosure defense, rescue fraud and predatory lending cases, and Allison’s caseload consists largely of these types of matters. Allison is a member of the American Bar Association, the Illinois State Bar Association and the Chicago Bar Association. Alecia R. Wartowski, Director, Guardian ad Litem for Minors Program University of Wisconsin Law School (JD, 2003). Harvard Graduate School of Education (EdM, 1997). University of Michigan (BA, Psychology & English, 1995). Alecia comes to CVLS after serving as the Director of Family Law at the Cabrini Green Legal Aid Clinic (CGLA) for almost two years. At CGLA Alecia handled contested divorce, custody, visitation, child support and guardianship cases for low income residents of Chicago. She comes to CVLS with years of experience working with low-income youth in Boston, Washington DC, and Madison, Wisconsin. Before law school, Alecia managed after-school and youth development programs for inner city girls in Boston During law school and immediately afterward, Alecia advocated for the educational rights of low income youth through representing them in special education and disciplinary hearings. As the Director of the Guardian ad litem program at CVLS, Alecia handles a caseload of GAL cases and supervises volunteers. Alecia is also responsible for recruiting new volunteers to the GAL programs. Alecia is a member of the CBA’s Legal Aid Committee and the ISBA Child Law Committee. She currently sits on the Board of Directors for the Chicago Girls’ Coalition. Linda Cook screens clients for financial and case eligibility, books appointments for clinic and panel interviews and handles the increasing number of walk-in clients sent directly from the courts. She also excels as the CVLS receptionist for volunteers. Andrea Nott provides much needed administrative assistance to CVLS staff attorneys. 50

Barbara Auerbach Joseph Barber (student) Bob Brodsky Paul Brunner (student) Michael W. Chance Susan DeCostanza (student) Nichole Cunningham Michael Edelberg April Faith-Slaker (student) Richard L. Freeman Dara Friedman (student) Leigh Frost Tamirah Gore (student) Agnes E. Grossman Steve Hamilton (student) Janet Hermann Elizabeth Horn (student) Joel C. Jacobson Michelle Kaplan (student) Bonnie Keane (student) Laura Lacci (student) Blair Lazarus (student) Keri Lindsay (student) Jordan H. Lippman Stacey Manning (student) Michelle Marek (student) Justin Owens (student) Avani V. Patel (student) Alexander Plakas (student) Rachel Sal (student) Zygmunt Sokolnicki Cindy Soper Patrick Spangler (student) Paula Stergios Jeff Story Sarah Tinsley (student) Shannon Travis (student) Dale Turner Marc Ungar Kristine L. Ward (student)

Marcia Welcome David Wilson (student) Natalie Wilson (student

American Immigration Lawyers Association Legal Clinic 100 North LaSalle Donna Adler Diane Bauerle Scott Beller Irena Berezin Royal F. Berg Stephen D. Berman Matthew I. Bernstein Justin Burton Susan Compernolle Mary Madrid Crost Richard Hanus Sara E. Herbek Marshall Hong Orete Jonas Ghanim J. Kassir Mark Kocol Jeff Kreizelman David Lehman Marketa Lindt Tzu-Kai Lo Emily Love Evelyn L. Marsh Eileen Momblanco Steve Navarre Sarah M. O’Connor Diane Padilla Timothy Payne Rosalba Pina Scott D. Pollock William A. Quiceno Carlina Tapia Ruano David Rubman Brian Sather John Shine Jennifer Simutis Bob Spiegel

Derek Strain (chair) Steve Tarnoff Sandra Valenzuela Nancy Vizer Bob White Martha White Charles Wintersteen Megan Yoshimura Anna Shilov-Sterk Sara Herbek Shayda Safapour Molly Carry Brian Sather Saadia Siddique Carlo Reyes Devra Block Lisa Damiano Dayna Chang Edyta Salata Kristen Harris Gena Lewis Patricia Luna Dave Cook Steve Tarnoff Vijay Sharma

American Jewish Congress Legal Clinic 3003 West Touhy Ave. Judd V. Azulay Steve L. Baron (chair) Scott Beller Stephen D. Berman Sima Blue (paralegal) (chair) Sandra Brostoff Bradley Cohn Paul Festenstein (award winner) Sherwin A. Gerstein Howard Golden Herbert Goldman (award winner)

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Amicus Poloniae 5711 North Milwaukee Ave. Justyna Chmielewska (paralegal) Monica Danecka (paralegal) Alexander Z. Fiedotjew (chair) Lucyna Zofia Grobelski (translator) Robert P. Groszek (chair) Hugh D. Howard Kasia Howard (paralegal) Zofia Jozefowicz (translator) Les Kuczynski (PNA Legal Director) Leszek Lis (foreign legal consultant) Chester A. Lizak Andrew Maczek (paralegal) Paulina Marek (translator) Pawel Podczaski Gregory J. Ramel

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Jane Kaminski Simers Zygmunt K. Sokolnicki Frank J. Spula (president, PNA) Andrew Wesolowski (PNA staff, clinic coordinator) Mark Dobrzycki (PNA staff, clinic coordinator) Adam Prindal (PNA staff, summer intern)

Asian American Legal Services Clinic 4753 North Broadway Siddesh Bale Nicole Chadhari Antonio Cerda (paralegal) Anne H. Geraghty Tiffany Glanvillee Steven Hunter (chair) John A. Husmann (award winner) Deborah L. Jackson Michael Kaskin Kennedy Kelly Courtney Masini Ruth Pivar Stephen M. Proctor Steven J. Reynolds

Bell Boyd & Lloyd / St. Peter’s Church Legal Clinic 110 West Madison Margaretha Ayers (secretary) Michael Beckett Timothy Boarini Jennifer Bustamante (paralegal) Patricia Chidiac Kristina Dickens (paralegal)

Neighborhood clinics Dorothy Densmore (paralegal) (chair) (award winner) Kimberly S. L. Densmore (paralegal) (award winner) Mary Donners (award winner) Dan Hayes Joshua Heidelman Kathryn Hill (paralegal) Lynette Hutchinson (paralegal) Jeff Ingalls Isaac Kasukonis Rachael Lynch Roxanne Muscia (paralegal) Jason Novak Andrea Parodi (paralegal) Mary Jane Peal Luz Maria Perez (paralegal) Michael Roth Laurie Sedecca-Behr (paralegal) Robert Shannon Joyce Sikich (paralegal) (award winner) Gail Sipek (paralegal) Wendy Sawyer Christian Stahl John Susoreny Mildred Watson (paralegal) Allyson Wilcox Brent Vincent (chair) Bruce Zivian

Drinker Biddle Carton & Douglas Legal Clinic 4432 North Troy Kendra Allaband David Almeida Beatriz Anderson Erik Anderson (award winner)

Sandra Arias Luc Attlan Martin Barna Matthew Bird Andrew Boughrum Eric Cooper Barbara Cronin Kathleen Cunningham John Cusack John D’Attomo Kevin Freeman David Frey Thad Gaines Thomas Gianturco Toni Halker Steve Hamilton Katherine Helzer Megan Horton Gregory Hose Clara Ignich Therese Ignich Melissa January Bridget Kevin Eleonora Khazanova Jae Kim Susan Kim Nicholas Kopsian Kristianne Kossler Scott Lascari Givonna Long David Matteson Karen McAfee Emily McKinney Mark Melickian (chair) Evan Meyers Sarah Bassler Millar David Moorhead Gordon Nash Monica Novak (summer) Jasmine Patel Stephen Patterson Diane Ravenscraft Carrie A. Rivera

Bertha Serrano (chair) Carina Schoenberger Steve Shonder Annapurna Singh (award winner) Justin Steffen Laura Taylor Jonathan Tew Yesenia Villasenor-Rodriguez Virginia Walls

Sheetal Parikh Suverna M. Patel Devan Popat Shivani Prabhakar Vijay Paghavan Depak Sathy Puja Singh Mona G. Thakkar (award winner) (chair) Bobby Zaman (paralegal)

First Congregational Church of LaGrange 100 South 6th Ave.

Jewish Children & Family Services 3143 W. Pratt Blvd.

Larry Adkison David R. Bryant (chair) Stephanie Espinoza Elizabeth Factor Scott Jensen Mike Jurusik Lisa Krepps

Nelly A. Powis Paul E. Freehling Bart A. Lazar Ada W. Dolph Hannah B. Widlus Janice Linn Natalie E. Norfus Michael D. Miselman H. Debra Levin Jaime S. Roginski-Kord Robert Bloom (chair)

Indo American Legal Clinic 6328 North California Ave. Rishi Agrawal Sanjay Agrawala Hassan Ali Uma Bansal Jennifer Bennett Selma D’Souza Mirut Dalal Tejal S. Desai Rupen Foraria Amina Gilani Hasan Gilani Rajesh Gupta Rashmi Gupta Devendra Kane Valsa Kappil (sponsor) Daisy Khambatta Suleman Nathani (paralegal) Aseet Patel (award winner) Shital Patel

Jane Addams Hull House Legal Clinic 100 North LaSalle Kendra M. Allaband Marshall J. Burt Brianne M. Connell (award winner) Daniel Connell Jason Hansen Katy R. Hoying Jeffrey London Suzanne J. Massel Christopher J. Moss (paralegal)

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Neighborhood clinics Anna Panchenko Stephen R. Patton Sasha Reyes (chair) Dyhan Slaughter (award winner) Lauren E. Slomka Ann M. Spillane Lord Bissell & Brook / St. Procopius Church Legal Clinic 1641 South Allport St. Natalia Cornelio Sarah H. Dearing Bryan W. Deaton Folarin Dosumnu Tim Farber Carie-Megan Flood Andrew R. Gifford Matthew Goodin Margaret M. Gulbrandsen Katherine Harris Martin Jaszczuk Derek E. Johnson Nathan Lamb Sylvia Lozano-Haas (paralegal) Tim McFaddon Jason Nash (chair) Christine Obrochta Ernesto Palomo Jim Peterka Michael Salemi Douglas R. Sargent Sonal A. Shah Randall W. Slade Angela Stinson-Marti

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Precious Blood Church Legal Clinic 2411 West Congress Pkwy. Fr. Patrick Casey (sponsor) David McCarthy, III Kiola Millan Veronica Moreno (interpreter) John Stanis Bruce L. Zumstein (chair)

Schiff Hardin LLP / Howard Area Community Center Legal Clinic 7648 North Paulina Mark E. Ashton Pedro Ayala (sponsor) Jeremy S. Baker Naser Baseer Elizabeth Blackwood (chair) Reetu Chauhan Lisa M. Chessare Matthew Crowl Erika L. Csicsila Sahar Dar Cassidy A. David Paul E. Dengel Kathryn S. Devine Colleen M. Feeney (award winner) Kevin F. Feeney Nicholas A. Freitag Glenna Gilbert David C. Giles Paul Greenwalt Stacie Hartman Paul A. Heeringa Lawrence H. Heftman Ayad P. Jacob (chair) Renee C. Kelley Ali Khan

Neighborhood clinics Joshua D. Lee John C. Martin Robert J. Minkus Matt Mock Joshua More David T. Morris Jamal S. Muhammad Heidi Oertle Chip Peters Victor J. Peterson Lee Ann Rabe MiAngel C. Robinson-Cody Heidi H. Rowe (chair) Ron S. Safer David S. Sattelberger John M. Schietinger Marla R. Shade Robert P. Sieland Kelly M. Warner Lynn J. Watkins Dorothy A. Weber Jay Williams

Sidley & Austin / Hull House Uptown Legal Clinic 4520 North Beacon Tamara Barnett (co-chair) (paralegal) Angelyn Chester (co-chair) (paralegal) Alan L. Goldman (chair) Laura Kolb (award winner) April D. Lambert (award winner)

St. Clements Church Legal Clinic / Our Lady of Mercy Clinic 4432 North Troy Kathleen A. Cimo Sarah Flosi (chair)

Claudia Granados Cecilia Guerrero Allen Gutterman (award winner) Jeannette Hernandez Dean Hoffman (award winner) Charles Jordan Jenny Leifer (award winner) Beth A. Loeb Monica MacMillan (award winner) Kathryn C. Newman Bridget K. Orsic Florencia Perez Jon Pfeffer Cathy L. Rath Maria Elena Rodriguez Heidi Schmidt Marlene Siedlarz Joanna Stevanson Michael Summerhill (award winner) John T. Theis Adriana Villareal Laura Zuniga

The Ark Legal Clinic 6450 North California Neil H. Adelman David Allswang Beth A. Alpert Charles J. Aron Daniel J. Azulay Martin A. Blumenthal Shana Brenner (paralegal) Lynne Aron Brody (paralegal) Fred M. Caplan Sharon Chambers (paralegal) Marcia Cotler Agi DeCanniere (paralegal)

Michael A. Durlacher Ross Eagle Stuart Edelstein Arthur Ehrlich Edna Feldman (paralegal) Leon Fox Kenneth Geman Adrienne Gershon Phil Gross (paralegal) Ross Helfand Glenn Heyman Cori Hork (chair) Miriam Jacobson (paralegal) Jan Kodner Jeffery Kriezelman Ann Bashook Leiner Marvin D. Leiner (paralegal) Richard H. Levy Sherwin J. Malkin James K. Maremont David Nathan George Pfeifer Allen L. Ray Laurel B. Rector Howard Reich Lora Shapiro (paralegal) Danielle J. Singer Donald I. Singer Kenneth L. Skolnick Michael Small Miriam F. Solo Martin Tiersky Mark Unterberger Steven Van Dorf Adrianne Nudelman Varhula Flora Zaitseva Seymour R. Zilberstein

Lenor Dandridge (paralegal) (award winner) James N. Derico, Jr. (award winner) Ellen E. Douglass (chair) Sandra R. Enimil Ratino-Vincent Epps (award winner) Rochelle Francis Marcie Green Paula Green Whitnie Hardy Michelle Huggins Karen L. Jones (chair) Jacqueline Lindsay Lakeisha Marsh (paralegal) James Montgomery Ethel Myles-Henderson (chair) Dollie Rahman (paralegal) Crystal Roberts Anita Robinson (Award Winner) Natasha Robinson Gina M. Smith Modupe Sobo (award winner) Kathryn R. Stell Brenda Tillman (paralegal) Jewel Thompson, RN Nikita Williams Rev. Reginald Williams (sponsor)

Trinity United Church of Christ 1915 West 95th Street

Gwendolyn Dale Anderson Barbara Burns Clarence C. Clark Terence E. Flynn Katie S. Hatziaramidis

Linda C. Abens Diedre Cato Violet Clark (award winner)

Visitation Church Legal Clinic 843 West GarďŹ eld Blvd.

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Neighborhood clinics Kathleen Hayes (paralegal) Adam Ingber Elaine Johnson William P. Jones Annette A. King (paralegal) Anna Lima Ed Madrigal (paralegal) Kate Mailer Fran L. Mendelson (paralegal) Anne Marie Miles Corinne Seither Morrissey Kathleen J. O’Rourke Jean M. Roche Geraldine Peeples Anthony Schmitz Mary Anne Smith (chair) Monica S. Smith (paralegal) Dee J. Spiech (paralegal) William F. Spielberger Virginia A. Ulaszek (paralegal)

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West Suburban PADS Oak Park 1125 Rossell Ave. Gerri Brauneis (chair) Greg Catrambone Jackson C. Darnall Thelma Sue Davidson Carl Gigante Carla A. Lawless Louis M. Leone Dan Lesser Rosemary Mayka (paralegal) Gerald F. Murray (chair) Sarah L. Olson Meg Reynolds Terrie Rymer Linda Schueler (sponsor) Garrett A. Smith Richard Summins (paralegal) Vashti O. Varnado (paralegal)

Panel Referral Program Holby Abern Gregory Abrams Jamie Ackermann Stacey Acquavella Jean Adams Robert Adams Heather Aeschleman Junaid Afeef John Ahern Diane Ainsworth Kendra Allaband Jordan Allen David Altschuler Susan Alvarado Alfredo Alvarez Joseph Amarilio Kulsum Ameji David Anderson Stephen Anderson Noel Ansley RaďŹ Arbel Chloe Arlan Bernard Armel Daniel Arnett Cynthia Ashford-Hollis Crystal Ashley (award winner) Laura Ashmore Susan Ausman Miriam Bahcall Gary Bain Jeremy Baker Carmen Ballou Christopher Bannon Brad Barinsky Ted Barthel Margaret Basch Steven Bashaw (award winner) Nicole Bayer Nathaniel Beck Leonard Becker

Gregory Bedell Brenda Beerman Vera Beil-Adaskin Robert Beilfuss Brigitte Bell Kelly Belovesick Josette Belvedere Ryan Bennett John Benson Mary Benz Royal Berg Patricia Bergeson Michael Bergmann Perry Berke Jay Berlin Julian Berman Alan Bernstein Izabella Bielinska William Bila Theodore Birndorf Martin Bishop Beth Black Paul Blume Edgar Blumenfeld Katherine Blumenthal Heather Boice Shawn Bolger Stephen Bonebrake Thomas Borders Robert Boroff Mark Borsos Mellody Bose Matthew Botica Karen Botterud Russell Bottom Karen Bowes Robert Brackett Zedrick Braden III Joan Brandl Christian Bremmer Jeffrey Brend Stephanie Brenner Barbara Bressler Daniel Broadhurst Alvin Brooks

Terrence Brooks Jim Brown Marvin Brustin David Bryant Richard Buchanan David Buffen Michael Burnett Ian Burns Michael Burns Anna Bush Bruce Buyer Michael Cainkar Vanessa Calabrese Michael Callahan Pepi Camerlingo James Cannella Michael Carin John Carr David Carrabotta Paul Carroll Sheera Carthans Paul Caughey Joseph Cavanaugh Jennice Cayne Daniel Cedarbaum Mei Chan Michael Chance Jules Cherie Stephen Chesler Michael Childers Michael Childress Davis Chin Robert Chio William Chittenden Carolyn Christian Timothy Christiana Claudia Clark MariJo Clark Robert Clarke Lara Cleary Jared Cloud Shannon Cobe

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Panel Referral Program Marta Coblitz Tina Cohen F. Marie Cole Albert Coleman Lisa Colpoys Robert Comfort Martha Conlin Richard Conser Kevin Conway Alexis Cooper Thomas Cooper John Corbett N. Paul Coyle Michael Coyne P. Crane Susan Craven Robert Dachis Carlo D’Agostino Frederick Daley William Dallas Diane Damico Jeffrey Dan Stefan Dandelles Kim Daniel Brad Davis Lela Davis Diane Dewar DeGrange Pauline Dembicki Jon DeMoss Sonia Desai Riccardo Di Monte Steven Dicker Bruce Dickman Elfreda Dockery Michael Dockterman Michael Doerries Lawrence Dohman Martin Dolan Leo Dombrowski Roselyn Don John Donahue

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Bruce Dorn Bill Doyle John Doyle Pat Doyle Janice Duban Sean Dudley David Duffy Martin Duncan Janna Dutton Thomas Dwyer Mark Dym Larry Eaton Heidi Echols James Edozie Ehsan Eftekhari Betsy Ehlen Khaled Elkhatib Ken Elkins Catherine Elliott-Dunne Louis Elovitz Vera Elue Daniel Engel Karen Enright Eve Epstein Mark Epstein Stephen Erf James Erwin Joan Escoto Jeffrey Esser Cynthia Farenga Ronald Farkas Matthew Farmer Correlia Farmer Barbara Fasano Stephen Fedo Kevin Feeley Susan Feibus Thomas Filarski Allison Fink Karl Fink Robert Fioretti Ariana Fisch Carli Fish

Panel Referral Program Karen Fisher Lawrence Fisher Michelle Fisher Catherine FitzSimmons Todd Flaming Matthew Flamm P.A. Fleming Jim Foley Kathy Follenweider Rebecca Ford Zenon Forowycz Richard Foster Tina Fox Andrew Frano Thomas Frederick Martin Freed Richard Freeman Helen Friedli Ross Friedman Susan Frischer Rayne Galbraith Jennifer Gallinson John Gallo Cynthia Gallup Columbus Gangemi Jr. Amy Gardner Haskell Garfinkel Laura Gastel Gordon Gault Laura Geiger Holly Georgell Gina Gerardi Richard Gering Michael Gerstein Douglas Giese Peter Gillespie David Gilmartin Sean Ginty Tia Glass Jerome Goldberg

Catherine Goldhaber Christina Goletz Marco Gomez Charlie Goodbar Dave Gordan Barry Gordon Robert Gordon Arnold Gough Jr. Julie Govreau Daniel Graham James Green Jr. Kathleen Gros Agnes Grossman Richard Grossman Victor Gryniewicz Jeffrey Gunn Robert Guritz Jean Haan David Haase Robert Habib Nancy Hablutzel Gerard Haderlein Gregg Hague Amy Halbrook Sherri Hale William Haley Dave Hambourger Mary Hamilton Bonnie Hannon Thomas Hanrahan Lynne Hans Larry Hansen Craig Hanson Fred Harbecke John Harbst David Harding Maureen Harman Maura Harrington H. Reed Harris Mark Harris William Harte Barry Hartstein Michael Hassan

Katie Hatziavramidis John Hayes Helen Haynes Kristen Hazel Brian Hector Herbert Hedeen Jr. Dean Hedeker Kurt Heinz John Held Paul Heller Mark Hellner Stephen Helm Angela Henderson John Hendrickson Darlene Hennessy David Hepplewhite Lynn Herbstman Hend Herman Janet Hermann Joe Herndon Brian Hickey Louis Hilfman Thomas Hill Craig Hoffman Patricia Hogan Gary Hollander Tim Hollems Carol Holliday Neil Holmen David Holtermann Allen Hoover William Horn Joanna Horsnail Miles Horton Nicole Hosler Edward Houlihan Hugh Howard James Howard Sara Howard Arthur Howe Diana Hsu Jean Huang Kristen Hudson Gilda Hudson-Winfield Melissa Hunt James Hurst

Mohib Husain Zafreen Husain Sharon Hwang Jeffrey Ingalls Samuel Isaacson Alena Ivanova John Jacobsen Joel Jacobson Lawrence Jacobson Laurie Jaffe Joseph Janusonis Navin Jayaram Carolyn Jeanblanc Thomas Jenkins Mack Jilek Chris Johlie Kathleen Johnson Kevin Johnson Bruce Jorgensen R. Howard Jump Tracy Jurgus Randall Kadlec Betsy Kadus Ira Kahn Lilianna Kalin Shelby Kanarish Frederick Kaplan Richard Kapnick Paul Karoll Angela Karras Gilda Karu Ghanim Kassir Kevin Katsis Jeffery Katz Sarah Kaufman Tom Kaufmann Francis Keldermans Martha Keller Kathleen Kelley John Kelly John G. Kelly Raymond Kelly

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Panel Referral Program Anna Kempisty Susan Kennedy Robert Kent Kevin Kerns Robert Kielian Jennifer King Timothy King Lara Kirts Paige Kitzinger Linda Klama John Klawans Ralla Klepak Kenneth Knight John Knopic William Krucks Raymond Kolak Scott Kolosso Deborah Kop Nicole Koviak Brian Krantz Michael Krashin Clinton Krislov Jonathan Krit Brian Kurtz Bethaney LaFave James Lakerdas Forrest Lammiman Karen Lamont Robert Lang Susan Langlotz Christopher Langone Robert Lannan Howard Lapin MariJo LaPorte Zachary Lawrence Nancy Lazar Richard Leamy Josh Leavitt Harry Lee Helen Lee Ronda Lee Laura Leigh Charles LeMoine

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H. Thomas Lenz James Leven Cari Leventhal Sander Levin Jennifer Levine Samuel Levine Mark Lichtenfeld Lisa Lilly Diana Lin Brian Livermore Denise Loftus Mark Loftus Jeffrey London Cheryl Longstreet Scott Longstreet Diana Lopez-Hofbauer Kevin Lougachi Tammara Lovett Jerome Lubelchek Isidro Lucas Thomas Lynch John Lyons Heather Macklin T. MaDavall Ashanti Madlock Mark Majewski Raymond Makowski Stephen Malato Leonard Malkin Sherwin Malkin Carole Mallen Reid Mandel Philip Mandell Donald Manning Julie Manson Howard Mardell Marvin Margolis Paul Markoff Kimberley Marsh

Panel Referral Program Christine Marshall Carl Marsico Kristine Martens Kevin Martin Douglas Masters Barbara Mathisen Kimberly Matlon Jerome Maynard Ada Mbeledogu Kevin McCanna Thomas McCarthy Elizabeth McCloy Arthur McColgan Gregory McConnell Paula McConnell Heather McDermott John McDonald Sherry McFall Timothy McGonegle Raymond McMurtry Robert McNish Michael Melbinger Freda Merritt Carolyn Metnick Roger Metz Erin Meyers Greg Miarecki Josephine Miceli Ronald Michel Edward Miller Joshua Miller Matthew Miller Jonathan Minkus LuAnn Minogue Enrico Mirabelli Phil Miscimarra Christina Mobley Richard Moenning Thomas Molitor Alan Molotsky Ira Moltz Tony Monaco

Dana Monkarsh Annette Montalvo Barry Morgen Mark Morgenstern Joseph Moriarty William Moroney Hal Morris Sandy Morris (award winner) John Morrissey Matthew Morrissey Anthony Morrone (award winner) Peter Morse Jeanne Moulthrop Stefan Mozer Wayne Muldrow Gillian Munitz Christopher Murphy Rosalie Murphy Daniel Murray Gerald Murray David Nani Acharya Narendra Brett Natarelli John Naughton Bradley Nelson Alan Nesburg Nadine Neue Colleen Nevin Brant Newgard Grace Newton Dao Ngo Kristin Nichols Timothy Nickels Jennifer Nijman Martha Norman Kent Novit Nancy Novit Beth Nussbaum Amanu Nwaomah Ronald Nye Richard O’Brien James O’Connor

Joseph O’Connor Clyde Ogg James O’Halloran III Cindy O’Keefe Robert Olian David Olmstead Robin Omahana Mary O’Neil Stuart Opdycke Daniel O’Rourke Dana Orr Radusa Ostojic Lucas Otto Kevin Owens Patrick Owens Randall Oyler Brenda Pacouloute Lisa Pagel Kevin Pak James Palmatier Walter Palmer Shanna Palmersheim Gus Paloian Daniel Pappano Gregory Pardini Roma Parikh Samuel Park Harriet Parker Mark Partridge Avani Patel Carolynne Paulsen James Payonk William Pecquet Julene Perbohner Jesus Perez Steven Perlis Randall Peters George Pfeifer Joseph Phelps

Joseph Pieper Steven Pietrick Jerome Pinderski Jr. Paul Plotnick E. King Poor Daniel Pope Greg Popek Debbie Popowski Cecil Porter III Carolyn Potamitis Melinda Power Joseph Pozen Guy Prihar Gary Prior Erin Pritchard Kenneth Purcell Serena Puri Carmen Quinones Rohit Raghavan Zachary Raimi Raj Rajaram David Rallo Mark Rasmussen Edward Reda Shruthi Reddy Shara Reed Margaret Reetz Rodney Reeves Charlie Rego Donna Reisman David Reyes Meg Reynolds Margaret Rhiew Saundra Rice Mark Riley Berton Ring Bart Rinn Anthony Ritrovato Bradley Ritter Michael Roberts Randall Roberts Sue Roberts-Kurpis

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Panel Referral Program Caroline Rodriguez-Nelson Maria del Carmen Rodriquez Steven Roeder James RohlďŹ ng Glenn Ronaldson Robert Roos John Ropiequet Biron Ross Jeffrey Ross Jean Rothbarth Jonathan Rothschild Michael Rotman Steve Rouse Joseph Rousseau Howard Rubin Mark Rubin Lawrence Ruder Charis Runnels Delisa Russell Theodore Russell Michael Ruszkowski William Ryder Terrie Rymer Margaret Ryznar Marcia Sabesin Jeffrey Sakol Rana Salti Sally Saltzberg Daniel Sanders Raymond Sanders David Sanes Michael Santoro Dena Saper LaVerne Saunders Heather Sawyer Joel Schaps Eliot Schencker Donald Schiller Andrea Schleifer Daniel Schlessinger Jill Schmieder

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Ruth Ann Schmitt Catherine Schneider Steven Scholes Erich Schork Norman Schroeder Stephen Schulte Stephen Schwab Stanley Schwartz Christine Scott-Hayward David Seligman Richard Seligman John Seno Jason Setz Grace Shaff Wayne Shapiro Bernadette Sharp Stephen Sharp Debbie Shepard Daniel Sheridan Daniel Sherman Ian Sherman Thomas Shero Tom Shin Gregory Shinglman Joseph Shipley Alice Shorts Saadia Siddique Edward Siegel Arthur Simon Barry Simon Jeannine Sims Jennifer Simutis Mpoli Simwanza Donald Singer Larry Singer Nathaniel Sinn Dana Siragusa Susan Sitter Bogdan Skoskiewicz Daniel Slattery Katherine Sleeker Kimberly Slider Norman Small

Panel Referral Program Mary Smigielski Zane Smith Joan Smuda Jean Soh Michael Solock Julie Soloway Leena Soni Cindy Soper Konstatinos Sparagis Deborah Spector Anna Stanley Michael Stanley Mark Starchman Lawrence Stark Thaddeus Stauber Scott Stein Frank Steponate Paula Stergios Gregory Stern Rodney Stewart Tracey Stokes S. Ronald Stone Jeffery Story Debra Stover Kristen Streeter Andrew Strimaitis Ellen Strizak Jon Stromsta Beth Stroup Kartika Sujdak George Sullivan Monica Sullivan Peter Sullivan Philip Suse Masaru Takiguchi David Tanaka Fredric Tannenbaum Donald Tarkington Martin Tasch

Christie Tate Kenneth Taube Wendy Taube Francis Tennant Alexander Terras Kristina Thomsen Charles Thomson Joseph Tilson Suzanne Timble James Toohey Jeff Torres Tiffany Tracy Tracy Treger Joseph Tully Dale Turner Agatha Tuzar Learetta Tyson Marc Ungar Mark Unterberger Jeffrey Urdangen Donna Van Polen Geoffrey Vance Carl Vandenberg Jacquelyn Vengal Jaya Venkataramani Steven Verr Melissa Villalobos James Vroman Bobbie Wadsworth Steven Wagner Linda Walker William Walker Toni Wallace Ann Walsh Kristy Walsh Matthew Walsh (award winner) Eunice Ward Kelly Warnick Reuben Warshawsky Cheryl Warzynski Robert Watson David Waxman

Jessica Webb Bryan Webster Kathrin Wedel Neal WeinďŹ eld David Weininger Mark Weisman John Weiss Daniel Weisz David Welch Kenneth Wexler David White Raymond Wigell Ryan Williams Linda Willis Todd Wincek Molly Winkelman Michel Winkelstein Robert Winter James Wognum Paul Wojcicki Benjamin Wolff John Wolff Theresia Wolf-McKenzie Thomas Woodrow (award winner) Tess Woods Richard Wray Heather Wright Joseph Wrobel John Wylie Ethan York Joseph Younes Dawn Young Timothy Young Richard Zabelski Flora Zaitseza Cheryl Zalenski Akram Zanayed Robert Zapinsky Joe Zarlengo Laura Zaroski Stephen Zimmer Gregory Zinkl Jeanette Zissis

American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Panel Carroll A. Barry Miles N. Beermann Howard Bernstein Shawn D. Bersson Paul S. Braun William G. Clark Jr. Muller Davis Robert K. Downs Joy M. Feinberg Leon I. Finkel H. Joseph Gitlin Burton F. Grant Thomas E. Grotta David I. Grund James T. Haddon Michael R. Hasselberg Burton S. Hochberg Alan D. Hoffenberg David H. Hopkins Larry R. Kane John J. Kurowski Steven R. Lake Jerome S. Levin Howard Levine David H. Levy Marcia Lipkin Douglas P. Maloney Dorene Marcus Carlton R. Marcyan Raymond Massucci Robin R. Miller Sandra Murphy Floyd N. Nadler David P. Pasulka James B. Pritikin Howard H. Rosenfeld Harry M. Schaffner Donald C. Schiller Gary L. Schlesinger

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Panel Referral Program Benedict Schwarz II Ilene E. Shapiro Helen Sigman Alan J. Toback Errol Zavett

Guardian Ad Litem of Minors Panel Stacey Acquavella Steven Ahn Matthew Andris Kathryn Ashton Colleen Baime Barbara Bellar Cathering Battin Mary Ann Becker Mary Pat Benz Elise Beyer Jessica Blaemire Heather Boice Mary Jo Boldingh Karen Bowes Joey Bramlage Thomas Brewer Melanie Brown Mark Burkland Jack Butler Nicholas Butovich Phillip Casey Michael Chance Bill Chang Karen Choudhury Erica Connor Susan Craven Margaret Curtis Peggy Davis Mathhew Dicke Sarah Donoho

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William Doyle Patrick Doyle Harry Dubnick Ellen Duff Robert Duncan Ceylan Eatherton John Edwards Elizabeth Epstein Joan Escoto Robert Felker Joan Fencik Brian Fern Karen Fisher Jennifer Franco Sheila Frederick Thomas Frederick Jeanine Freidman Sarah Galioto Jennifer Gallinson Columbus Gangemi Amy Gardner Catherine Goldhaber Arnie Gough Timothy Grant Agnes Grossman Jennifer Groszek Michael Guerra Maria Guiao Marie Halpin David Hambourger Erin Han Wayne Hannah Julianne Hartzell Allison Herriot Laverne Hill Neil Holman Kristen Hudson LaShonda Hunt Kathryn Ingraham Kim Kayiwa Peter Krebs

Panel Referral Program Maya Kumar Melanie Kushnir Caesar Lastimosa Nancy Lazar Marcus Lee Ronda Lee Su Ji Lee David Lefkow Julie Lepri Lucy Lisceki Denise Loftus David Love Rachel Lynch Robin Maher Karl Marschel Mary Kay Martire Nora Matranga Heather McDermott Tricia McVicker Ron Meisler Carolyn Metnick Ann Moder Janice Morrison Greg Murray Marlene Nations Tiana Nell Catherine Nelson Tonya Newman Kristin Nichols Rebecca Novia Ronald Nye Allison O’Neill Sam Ory Caroline Paulson Aneta Pavlovich Felicia Pearlman Alicia Perla

James Pinkstaff Bob Purcell Rohit Raghavan Sam Rainey Rhonda Reed Leanne Reetz Erin Reiff Tali Remien Martin Robinson John Rooney Dabeer Roshanali Jean Rothbarth Ian Rothenberg Meredith Schacht Christine Schneible Catherine Schneider John Schreiner Stephen Schulte Jeffrey Schwarz Susan Sitter Katie Sleeker Evan Smith Lauren Solomon Cindy Soper Anna Stanley Sallie Stiens Erin Stone Beth Stroup Lydia Sui Miles Sukovivc Kelly Taugges Miki Tesija (award winner) Lexy Tretter Jeff Troxclair Maria Troxclair Elsa Trujillo Michaele Turnlage Young Ivy Walsh

Bryan Webster Liz Wei Angela Whiteside-Smith Amanda Wiley Stephen Williamson Lisa Young

Guardian Ad Litem of Adults Panel Jean Adams Barbara Allyn Jay Andrew Karina Ayala-Bermejo Shirley Birts Thomas Brewer Richard Burke Susan Capra Colleen Clare Robert Clifford Jerilyn Cohen Deborah Cole Kimberly Collins Alan Cook Barbara DeCoster Michael Delaney Sean Driscoll Juliette Duara Colin Dunn Kevin Durkin Ann Elgin Thomas Elkins Eve Epstein Mark Epstein Roberta Evans Cynthia Farenga E. Garnet Fay Carla Fiessinger Eileen Gamberdino Deborah Garber Gregg Garofalo Margaret Garvey Gordon Gault

Deborah Glaser W. Terrence Godbolt Frank Hauenschild Keith Hebeisen Patricia Hogan Roxanne Jackson John Karnezis Walter Keane Susan Lorraine Kennedy Jeffrey Kroll Michael Krzak Jayme Levin-Muriel Kathleen Ley Karen Li Andrew Ligas Claudette Loiacono Jody Lowenthal Jerome Maynard Bonnie McGrath Jenny McMahon Shannon McNulty Freda Merritt Sylvia Michas Becky Mitchell Paul Napolski Brian Nash Rebecca Ng Gerald Nordgren Kathleen O’Rourke Jason Ornduff Lynne Ostfeld Kyra Payne Joseph Pieper Michael Pisani Ruth Pivar Thomas Prindable Patricia Roets Terrie Rymer Genevieve Scanlan

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Panel Referral Program Brian Shallcross Bogdan Skoskiewicz Zygmunt Sokolnicki Nancy Spain Craig Squillace Robert Strelecky Norma Sutton Mary Sweeney Patrick Sylvester Catherine Taylor Sandra Thiel Diane Thomas-Levy Kari Timm Timothy Tomasik John Turchan Robert Walsh Kathleen Ward Grace Wein Sheri Willard Jennifer Worstell Jim Zazakis Stephen Zimmer

Chancery Court Access to Justice Program David Almeida Thomas J. Augsperger Steven B. Bashaw Robert Blinick Edgar A. Blumenfeld Mark Borsos Everette Braden Thomas E. Brewer Joel Brosk Lloyd Brooks Jerry D. Brown Ian Burns Jules R. Cherie David Cushwa Bruce Dickman

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Todd Domjan Janice L. Duban Kelli Dudley Martin A. Duncan Scott Early Stephen B. Fedo Christina Goletz Adam B. Goodman Steven D. Hamilton Janet Hermann Michael Houston Joel C. Jacobson Donald L. Johnson Kevin Kamraczewski Arnold Kaplan Karen Kawashimi John B. Kincaid Samuel H. Levine Gilbert Lis Stephen H. Malato Tom Marrinson Ethan McComb Denise Mercherson Michael Meyer Phil A. Miscimarra Richard Moenning Gordon Nash David Neville Greg Norrod Timothy P. O’Connor Brian Owen Patrick D. Owens Allyson Paflas Lisa Parsons Andrew Patton Richard J. Pearl Charis Runnels (award winner) Andrew S. Ryerson Michael B. Sachs Konrad V. Sherinian Joseph E. Shipley John Shugrue Nathaniel R. Sinn

INDEPENDENT AUDITORS’ REPORT Cindy Soper Mikal J. Stole Timothy J. Storm Slawomir (Steve) Szczepanski (award winner) Michael Tannen Wendy M. Taube Francis K. Tennant Elizabeth Y. Wei Matthew Wolski

To the Board of Directors Chicago Volunteer Legal Services Foundation Chicago, Illinois

We have audited the accompanying statements of financial position of Chicago Volunteer Legal Services Foundation (a not-for-profit corporation) as of June 30, 2007 and June 30, 2006, and the related statements of activities and cash flows for the years then ended. These financial statements are the responsibility of the Organization’s management. Our responsibility is to express an opinion on these financial statements based on our audits. We conducted our audits in accordance with auditing standards generally accepted in the United States of America. Those standards require that we plan and perform the audit to obtain reasonable assurance about whether the financial statements are free of material misstatement. An audit includes examining, on a test basis, evidence supporting the amounts and disclosures in the financial statements. An audit also includes assessing the accounting principles used and significant estimates made by management, as well as evaluating the overall financial statement presentation. We believe that our audit provides a reasonable basis for our opinion. In our opinion, the financial statements referred to above present fairly, in all material respects, the financial position of Chicago Volunteer Legal Services Foundation as of June 30, 2007 and 2006, and the results of its activities and its cash flows for the years then ended, in conformity with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America.

Taglia & Associates October 15, 2007

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Statements of Financial Position

Statements of Cash Flows

June 30, 2007 and 2006

Years Ended June 30, 2007 and 2006

JUNE 30,

2007

2006

ASSETS Current Assets: Cash and Cash Equivalents Prepaid Expenses Short-term Investments Contributions and Other Receivables Total Current Assets

2007

2006

OPERATING ACTIVITIES

$

Property and Equipment: Furniture, Equipment and Leasehold Improvements Less: Accumulated Depreciation ( Total Property and Equipment - Net Other Assets: Long-term Investments Security Deposit Total Other Assets Total Assets

JUNE 30,

143,154 34,424 294,820 66,242 538,640

90,677 59,534) 31,143

456,787 4,414 461,201 $ 1,030,984

$

(

$

148,190 18,429 81,354 44,467 292,440

81,265 48,110) 33,155

401,787 4,414 406,201 731,796

Increase in Net Assets: $ Adjustments to Reconcile Increase in Adjustments to Reconcile Increase in Net Assets to Net Cash Provided by Operating Activities: Depreciation Net Losses on Retirement of Furniture & Equipment Net Unrealized and Realized (Gains)/ Losses on Investments ( (Increase)/Decrease in Assets: Contributions and Other Receivables ( Prepaid Expenses ( Increase/(Decrease) in Liabilities: Accounts Payable ( Accrued Payroll Taxes ( Accrued Employee Benefits ( Deferred Revenue Redeposits Payable Net Cash Used by Operating Activities

325,266

$

11,424 –

114,591

10,816 203

25,378 )

(

8,023)

21,775 ) 15,995 )

(

39,826) 6,406

3,847 ) 89) 40,000 ) 14,659 3,199 247,464

(

25,031) 3,172 10,000 4,118) 3,469 71,659

(

INVESTING ACTIVITIES LIABILITIES AND NET ASSETS Current Liabilities: Accounts Payable Accrued Payroll Taxes Accrued Employee Benefits Deferred Revenue Redeposits Payable Total Current Liabilities Net Assets: Unrestricted Temporarily Restricted - Restated Permanently Restricted Total Net Assets - Restated Total Liabilities and Net Assets

$

19,848 5,173 – 59,800 22,971 107,792

492,147 105,000 326,045 923,192 $ 1,030,984

$

$

23,695 5,262 40,000 45,141 19,772 133,870

228,164 43,992 325,770 597,926 731,796

Proceeds from Sale of Investments Purchase of Investments Purchase of Property and Equipment Net Cash Used by Investing Activities Net Increase/(Decrease) in Cash and Cash Equivalents Beginning Cash and Cash Equivalents Ending Cash and Cash Equivalents

( ( ( ( $

80,000 323,088 ) 9,412 ) 252,500 ) 5,036 ) 148,190 143,154

( ( (

80,000 91,403) 19,864) 31,267)

$

40,392 107,798 148,190

The accompanying notes are an integral part of these financial statements.

The accompanying notes are an integral part of these financial statements.

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Statement of Activities Years Ended June 30, 2007 and 2006

2007 Temporarily Restricted

Unrestricted

2006

Permanently Restricted

Total

Unrestricted

Temporarily Restricted

Permanently Restricted

Total

SUPPORT, REVENUE AND GAINS: Public Support Individual Contributions $ 66,484 Corporate Contributions 7,350 Foundation Grants 538,893 Law Firms 161,185 Special Events-(net of direct costs of $70,507 and $58,819, respectively) 103,434 United Way 78,759 Total Public Support 956,105 Investment Revenue and Gains Investment Income Unrealized and Realized Gains (Losses) Long-Term Investments Other Total Investment Revenue and Gains

Net Assets Released From Restrictions Satisfaction of Program Restrictions Total Net Assets Released from Restrictions Total Support, Revenue and Gains EXPENSES: Program Services Supporting Services Management and General Fundraising Total Supporting Services Total Expenses Change in Net Assets Net Assets, Beginning of Year Net Assets, End of Year - Restated

$

1,111 – 460,663

$

275 – – –

$

67,870 7,350 999,556 161,185

$

58,757 16,650 444,696 125,400

$

1,545 100 264,400 –

$

– 5,000 – –

$

60,302 21,750 709,096 125,400

– – 461,774

– – 275

103,434 78,759 1,418,154

106,363 81,488 833,354

– – 266,045

– – 5,000

106,363 81,488 1,104,399

27,577

27,577

17,132

17,132

33,036 – 60,613

– – –

– – –

33,036 – 60,613

8,023 – 25,155

– – –

– – –

8,023 – 25,155

400,766

(

400,766)

267,053

( 267,053)

267,053

400,766 1,417,484

(

400,766) 61,008

– 275

– 1,478,767

267,053 1,125,562

( 267,053) ( 1,008)

– 5,000

– 1,129,554

1,047,666

1,047,666

874,288

874,288

92,720 13,115 105,835 1,153,501

– – – –

– – – –

92,720 13,115 105,835 1,153,501

68,971 71,704 140,675 1,014,963

– – – –

– – – –

68,971 71,704 140,675 1,014,963

263,983 228,164 $ 492,147

61,008 43,992 105,000

275 325,770 $ 326,045

325,266 597,926 923,192

110,599 117,565 $ 228,164

5,000 320,770 $ 325,770

114,591 483,335 597,926

$

$

( $

1,008) 45,000 43,992

$

The accompanying notes are an integral part of these financial statements.

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Statement of Functional Expenses Years Ended June 30, 2007 and 2006

2007

2006 SUPPORTING SERVICES

SUPPORTING SERVICES Program Services Expenses: Salaries $ 634,632 Fringe Benefits 166,981 Rent and Utilities 103,645 Telephone 12,476 Printing 53,084 Supplies 11,535 Professional Fees – Conferences and Travel 9,404 Postages 8,157 Dues, Memberships and Publications 13,138 Equipment Rental and Maintenance 11,537 Insurance 9,581 Other 2,808 Total Expenses Before Depreciation 1,036,978 Depreciation 10,688 Total Expenses $ 1,047,666

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Management and General

$ 36,816 9,687 5,173 724 3,080 669 32,784 545 473

Total Supporting Services

Fundraising

$

8,072 2,124 1,126 158 675 147 – 120 104

$

44,888 11,811 6,299 882 3,755 816 32,784 665 577

$

Total Expenses

Program Services

Management and General

Fundraising

679,520 178,792 109,944 13,358 56,839 12,351 32,784 10,069 8,734

$ 503,083 157,074 92,198 12,434 45,567 8,329 – 14,067 7,544

$ 17,024 5,705 3,309 655 3,127 554 35,036 820 502

$ 30,901 10,610 7,631 1,344 9,366 1,650 – 2,381 1,495

Total Supporting Services

$

47,925 16,315 10,940 1,999 12,493 2,204 35,036 3,201 1,997

Total Expenses

$

551,008 173,389 103,138 14,433 58,060 10,533 35,036 17,268 9,541

762

167

929

14,067

6,985

401

892

1,293

8,278

669 556 163

147 122 36

816 678 199

12,353 10,259 3,007

7,636 7,930 2,966

525 523 205

1,566 1,497 615

2,091 2,020 820

9,727 9,950 3,786

92,101 619 $ 92,720

12,998 117 13,115

105,099 736 $ 105,835

1,142,077 11,424 $ 1,153,501

865,813 8,475 $ 874,288

68,386 585 $ 68,971

69,948 1,756 $ 71,704

138,334 2,341 $ 140,675

1,004,147 10,816 $ 1,014,963

$

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Notes to the Financial Statements NOTE A – SUMMARY OF SIGNIFICANT ACCOUNTING POLICIES Nature of Activities Chicago Volunteer Legal Services Foundation (the “Foundation”) is organized as a notfor-profit corporation. Its purpose is to administer programs to assist in securing legal assistance and related service for persons of low income in the Chicagoland area. The Foundation’s support comes primarily from corporate, foundation, law firm and individual donor contributions, as well as fundraising activities. Financial Statement Presentation Financial statement presentation follows the requirements of the Financial Accounting Standards Board in its Statement of Financial Accounting Standards (SFAS) No. 117, Financial Statements of Not-for-Profit Organizations. Under SFAS No. 117, the Foundation is required to report information regarding its financial position and activities according to three classes of net assets; unrestricted net assets, temporarily restricted net assets, and permanently restricted net assets. Contributions Contributions are recognized when the donor makes a promise to give to the Foundation that is, in substance, unconditional. All contributions are considered to be available for unrestricted use unless specifically restricted by the donor. Amounts received that are designated for future periods, or restricted by the donor for specific purposes, are reported as temporarily restricted or permanently restricted support that increases those net asset classes. When a temporary restriction expires, temporarily restricted net assets are reclassified to unrestricted net assets and reported in the statement of activities as net assets released from restrictions. Donated Assets Donated marketable securities are recorded as contributions at their estimated fair value at the date of donation. There were no donated assets during the years ended June 30, 2007 and 2006.

Contributions and Other Receivables Contributions and other receivables were $66,242 at June 30, 2007, and restated as $44,467 at June 30, 2006, and are deemed to be fully collectible by management. Property and Equipment Property and equipment are reported at original cost. All property and equipment purchases in excess of $200 are capitalized while lesser amounts are charged to expense. Depreciation is calculated on the straight-line method over the estimated useful lives of the assets (5 to 8 years). Depreciation expense was $11,424 for the year ended June 30, 2007, and $10,816 for the year ended June 30, 2006. Functional Allocation of Expenses The costs of providing various programs and other activities have been detailed on the functional basis in the statement of functional expenses. The costs have been summarized in the statement of activities. Accordingly, certain costs have been allocated among the programs and supporting services benefits. Income Taxes The Foundation is exempt from federal taxation under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service Code. In addition, the Foundation has been determined by the Internal Revenue Service not to be a private foundation within the meaning of Section 509(a) of the Internal Revenue Code. Use of Estimates The presentation of financial statements in conformity with generally accepted accounting principles requires management to make estimates and assumptions that affect certain reported amounts and disclosures. Accordingly, actual results could differ from those estimates.

Donated Services The programs of the Foundation utilize volunteered legal services, which are provided directly to beneficiaries of the Foundation. No amounts have been reflected in the financial statements for donated volunteers’ time because the criteria under SFAS No. 116, Accounting for Contributions Received and Contributions Made, have not been satisfied. However, a substantial number of volunteers have donated significant amounts of time towards activities of the Foundation. Cash Cash includes petty cash and amounts deposited in the checking account and custodial account. Amounts deposited in the custodial account are required to be maintained in a separate account.

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Notes to the Financial Statements NOTE B – INVESTMENTS

NOTE C – NET ASSETS

Investments in marketable securities with readily determinable fair values and all investments in debt securities are reported at their fair values in the statement of financial position. Unrealized gains and losses are included in the change in net assets. Investment income and gains are reported as increases in unrestricted net assets in the reporting period in which the income and gains are recognized.

Temporarily Restricted Temporarily restricted net assets are as follows:

2007 Guardian Ad Litem

Investments consist of the following: JUNE 30, 2007

JUNE 30, 2006

Accumulated Market

Unrealized

Cost

Value

Gain/(Loss)

$ 384,016

$ 384,016

168,054

208,977

Corporate Equities

21,836

Bond Funds

79,180

Certificates of Deposit

40,000

39,893

$ 693,086

$ 751,607

Market

Unrealized

Value

Gain/(Loss)

Money Market Cash Reserve Funds Mutual Funds

$

$ 124,582 $ 124,582

$

40,923

161,443

178,283

16,840

27,917

6,081

16,959

19,953

2,994

90,804

11,624

74,277

80,976

107)

80,000

79,347

(

$ 58,521

$ 457,261 $ 483,141

40,000

Intern Salary

2,000

Manuals

– $ 105,000

1,992 $

43,992

Permanently Restricted Permanently restricted net assets of $326,045 in 2007, and $325,770 in 2006, are restricted to investment in perpetuity, the income from which is expendable to support the Foundation’s operations and activities.

653)

NOTE D – LEASES

$ 25,880

JUNE 30, 2006

Net Unrealized

Total

Investment

and Realized

Investment

Income

Gains/(Losses)

Return

Net Unrealized

Total

and Realized

Investment

Income Gains/(Losses)

Return

Investment

Money Market Cash $ 10,708

$ 10,708

$ 1,638

6,610

24,329

30,939

615

3,666

4,281

Bond Funds

4,904

5,149

10,053

4,834

Certificates of Deposit

4,740

108)

4,632

$ 33,036

$ 60,613

Corporate Equities

Access to Justice

The Foundation currently leases its office space under a 10-year non-cancellable operating lease, which expires November 14, 2013. The initial annual minimum lease payments are $95,310, which increases to $114,372 by the end of the lease term. The Foundation is also responsible for its share of common area maintenance costs and real estate taxes. JUNE 30, 2007

Mutual Funds

2006 $

6,699 (

Investment return is as follows:

Reserve Funds

$ 105,000

Accumulated Cost

JUNE 30,

$ 27,577

$

(

$

$ 1,638

7,914

7,607

15,521

449

577

1,026

(

264)

4,570

2,500

102

2,602

$ 17,335

$ 8,022

$ 25,357

In addition, the Foundation leases certain office equipment under two non-cancellable operating leases, which expire in December 2007 and April 2010. The Foundation entered into a new lease for additional office space on March 15, 2007. The lease is to become effective from March 1, 2008, and expires on November 30, 2013. The Foundation will be responsible for its share of common area maintenance costs and real estate taxes. Total rent expense under all leases was $105,558 for the year ended June 30, 2007. Future minimum lease payments are as follows:

Investments are classified as follows: JUNE 30, Unrestricted Temporarily Restricted Net Assets Permanetly Restricted Net Assets

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2008

$113,499

2009

$ 148,320

2010

$ 151,422

2007

2006

2011

$ 154,528

$ 385,562

$ 153,379

2012

$ 156,531

40,000

3,992

2013 to 2014

$ 165,006

326,045

325,770

$ 751,607

$ 483,141

$889,306

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Notes to the Financial Statements NOTE E – SPECIAL EVENTS The Foundation sponsors special events during the year. The gross receipts and related costs of these events were $173,941 and $70,507 for the year ended June 30, 2007, and $165,182 and $58,819 for the year ended June 30, 2006. NOTE F – DEFERRED REVENUE Deferred revenue includes amounts received prior to year-end related to the Foundation’s annual fundraising race event held in August. Deferred revenue for the years ended June 30, 2007 and 2006 totaled $59,800 and $45,141, respectively. NOTE G – REDEPOSITS PAYABLE Redeposits payable represents case settlement amounts and court costs due to Foundation Clients. Redeposits payable for the year ended June 30, 2007 and 2006 totaled $22,971 and $19,772, respectively. NOTE H – EMPLOYEE 403(b) PLAN The Foundation sponsors a defined contribution 403(b) plan for its employees. Eligible employees may make elective deferrals of their compensation, on a pre-tax basis, to the plan. The Foundation makes a discretionary contribution. The Foundation’s contribution for the years ended June 30, 2007 and 2006 was $40,000 each year, respectively. NOTE I – SIGNIFICANT CONCENTRATIONS Donations The Foundation had one contributor who contributed approximately 31.9% of the total Foundation support for the year ended June 30, 2007, and 35% for the year ended June 30, 2006. Cash The Foundation maintains its cash balances at financial institutions in the Chicago metropolitan area, which at times may exceed federally insured limits. NOTE J – PRIOR PERIOD ADJUSTMENT The Foundation restated the fiscal year ended June 30, 2006 financial statements for a multi-year grant that was inadvertently omitted from the financial statements previously. The Statement of Financial Position at June 30, 2006, was changed to reflect a $40,000 increase in receivables and temporarily restricted net assets. Likewise, in the Statement of Activities, grant revenue was increased $40,000 and temporarily restricted net assets increased $40,000 as a result. The overall impact on the Foundation at June 30, 2006, was a total increase in net assets of $40,000.

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