Political Campaigns and Election Operations (please contact Leslie for specifics).  Activities include: legal advice to candidate and campaign staff, financing compliance and donor vetting, advance and staffing, canvasing , polling place monitor, and election judge.

Wills for Heroes. This program, sponsored by the Chicago Bar Association and the Wills for Heroes Foundation,  provides essential legal documents free of charge to our nation’s first responders. 

Domestic Violence Law and Policy (please contact Leslie for  details). 

Horizon Realty v. Bonnen, No. 09CH 0020365 (Cir. Ct. Cook Cty, 2009).  Successfully represented the defendant in a case of first impression in Illinois involving alleged defamatory posting on the Twitter social media service.  In January 2010, a Circuit Court of Cook County Judge dismissed the case finding that the defendant’s “tweet” was not defamatory per se as a matter of law.

Showing Animals Respect and Kindness (SHARK) v. Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association, No. 08C-0003314 (N.D.Ill. 2008). Served as local counsel along with the Electronic Frontier Foundation representing the plaintiffs in a federal civil action involving online misrepresentation of copyright claims, defamation and other issues. In February 2009, a settlement was reached in favor of the plaintiffs.

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