Order of Protection
An Order of Protection is a court order that is used to prohibit an abuser from continuing threats and/or harassment. It can also bar an abuser from the household, require abuser to attend counseling, prevent the abuser from hiding a child, or taking him/her out of state.
JEP lawyers working on Order of Protection provide services that may include protection from:
- Domestic Violence
Chicago Advocate Legal NFP
Serves in Cook County
Brian Gilbert is a Chicago area attorney specializing in housing, real estate and consumer law, and is part of Chicago Advocate Legal NFP. His practice is dedicated to serving low and moderate income individuals and families with landlord/tenant issues, including security deposit withholdings, evictions, bad conditions, and more. Brian earned his J.D. as a Dean’s List student at The John Marshall Law School in Chicago, and his B.A., Cum Laude, from Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota. He holds a Certificate in Health Law from The John Marshall Law School as well.
You can reach him by phone at (312) 801-5918, or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. This firm charges $50 for in-person consultations and $25 for phone consultations.
The Carey Center for Justice
Serves in Cook County, Kane, Will, and DuPage
We are the Carey Center: Where you can find solutions and support for problems facing everyday Americans. Amanda, our founder and Attorney at the Carey Center for Justice, has a deep passion for helping people and has been doing so for well over 20 years. Amanda started her career in assisting others by working in higher education as a Lecturer at Washington State University where she taught Public Speaking, Linguistics, and Diversity courses. Ultimately, Amanda became a President of multiple colleges across the State of Illinois and Indiana before deciding to go to law school. Amanda holds a bachelors and master’s degree in Communication from Washington State University, a Doctorate of Higher Education from Northern Illinois University and a Juris Doctorate from Mitchell Hamline University. Amanda strives to create a welcoming environment at the Carey Center where client needs are at the center of everything we do.
Amanda can be reached via email at email@example.com or 312-870-0098. This firm charges $150 for consultations that will be credited toward the bill if the firm accepts your case.
Almanza Law LLC
Serves in Cook, DuPage, and Will Counties
Mark Almanza is an alumnus of University of Chicago Law School and a veteran of the United States Air Force. Mark is committed to working with clients to obtain affordable access to the legal representation they deserve. Prior to founding Almanza Law, Mark worked at Lawndale Christian Legal Center, a non-profit law office representing youth in juvenile and criminal court, and has handled numerous felony, misdemeanor, and traffic cases ranging from DUI through First Degree Murder. Mark currently works with First Defense Legal Aid providing representation during arrest and investigations by the Chicago Police Department. As a child of immigrant parents, Mark understands the difficulties the immigrant community faces and is dedicated to helping clients navigate the complexities of the immigration system. Additionally, Mark has experience in real estate issues including handling mortgage foreclosures during the housing crisis and landlord/tenant issues. Mark focuses his practice on criminal defense, immigration, and residential real estate.
The Law Office of Garrett Thomas, LLC
Serves in Cook County
Garrett is an experienced litigator and trial attorney. His practice focuses primarily on criminal defense, civil rights, protective orders, and select civil litigation. Garrett has appeared in courts across the Chicago area and has a track record of resolving complex proceedings with best-case outcomes. He maintains an extensive network of corporate, nonprofit, and community partners to provide services to a wide range of clients. He studied Political Science at Washington University in St. Louis and attended law school at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.
Garrett can be reached at 872-256-1228 or firstname.lastname@example.org. This firm charges a $300 consultation fee.
Timothy J. Battistelli
First Response Family law
Serves in Cook, DuPage, and Kane Counties
Timothy (TJ) Battistelli is an owner and founder of First Response Family Law. TJ’s unique focus and passion for his clients stems from over 16 years of public service, which leads to great client satisfaction. TJ concentrates his practice on family law and real estate law. TJ is honorably discharged from the U.S. Air Force and has spent over 16 years serving the public both as a police officer and firefighter. When it comes to family law, TJ understands the emotional toll the issues can take on his clients and their family. He personally experienced divorce and the complexity of raising children in a two-household environment. This experience allows him to advocate effectively and empathize with his clients. TJ also understands the complexity of landlord/tenant issues, as well as the buying and selling of real estate. This puts his clients at ease while navigating the complex areas of real estate. Prior to joining Walczak Hernandez, P.C., TJ worked for the Honorable John W. Darrah of the Northern District of Illinois. He also worked for a plaintiff’s personal injury law firm.
TJ can be reached at email@example.com or (312) 715-8853. This firm does not charge a consultation fee.
Rao Legal, LLC
Serves in Cook, DuPage, Kane, and Will CountiesMitha Rao is the Founder and Managing Attorney of Rao Legal, LLC. Mitha helps individuals and families navigate necessary estate planning transitions with compassion and ease. Whether it be the couple that wants to execute a will to ensure their loved ones are taken care of, or the business that seeks to safeguard its legacy through succession planning, Mitha is focused on alleviating your concerns. She is passionate about estate planning and elder law and is eager to serve you. Mitha is committed to the values of compassion and empathy. A graduate of Duke University (magna cum laude, ’07) and the University of Chicago Law School (’12), Mitha has a track record of helping individuals. She received the William J. Griffith University Service Award at Duke University and the Tony Patino Fellowship at The University of Chicago Law School for her leadership and public service. Duly licensed in Minnesota in 2012 and Illinois in 2016, Mitha has also developed an expertise for financial planning and counseling. She has advised small businesses and professionals on business formation issues, drafting and negotiating contracts, and charitable giving agreements.Mitha may be reached at (312)584-8852 or firstname.lastname@example.org. This firm charges a consultation fee ranging from $100 to $150 depending on the type of case.
The Lytle Law Group, LLC
Serves in Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake, and Will Counties
Paul Lytle is a partner at Lytle & Milan, LLC. Paul’s mission is to provide legal representation that is accessible, responsive, and accountable to the unique needs of individuals and families throughout the Greater Chicago Metropolitan Area. In a divergence from traditional billing practices, Paul seeks to fulfill his commitment to accessibility by offering clients a range of customizable solutions that includes flat rate fees, unbundled services, and limited scope representation. Paul provides clients with comprehensive representation in the areas of Criminal Defense Law and Family Law. Paul also provides limited representation in matters of Consumer Law. As an active member of the community, Paul is extremely proud to provide pro bono services in conjunction with such notable non-profit organizations as CARPLS, LAF, and Universidad Popular.
Paul can be reached at (312) 690-4111 or email@example.com. This firm does not charge a consultation fee.
Chicago Advocate Legal, LLC
Serves in Cook County
Chlece Neal’s passion for law is inspired by a desire to see social justice for everyone. She sees the legal system as an instrument for social change and wants to use the legal system to empower, inspire and help people see positive change in their lives, their families and their communities. Chlece graduated from Loyola University School of Law and the Graduate School of Social Work where she focused on child and family law and mental health issues as well as the criminal justice system. Chlece practices in the area of family law, child law, criminal law and nonprofit organization. With flexible office hours, including weekends, and affordable pricing options, there is no reason to go at it alone.
Chlece Neal can be reached at (312) 801-5918 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. This firm charges $50 for in-person consultations and $25 for phone consultations.