LEGAL AID BUREAU
of Metropolitan Family Services
1 North Dearborn, 10th Floor
Chicago, Illinois 60602-4322
Executive Director (date)
Legal Services (address)
Frances B. Corwin Dear ___________:
Grace H. Lim
Imogene L. Metcalfe The Legal Aid Bureau has developed a project with Chicago Volunteer Legal
Nathalie S. Silva
Rise Terney Services and the Legal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago to
Diane Thomas provide an alternative for clients who want to resolve their family law issues
Roy S. Wolf
without litigation through a collaborative law model. Phyllis Mandler, LCSW,
Domestic Violence will act as the child and parenting specialist and communication consultant.
Advocate We will also have access to free financial consultants, through Navigant
Consulting, if that service is necessary to help resolve the case.
John Wolff I have enclosed a brief description of the collaborative law model to reacquaint
you with its benefits. Please feel free to give a copy of the description to any
Laura Allen clients you refer. I have also enclosed our financial guidelines.
Juan Sanchez If you have an individual or couple to refer, please have them call Pyllis
Mandler at (773) 281-6345 or email Ms. Mandler at PhyllisMandler@aol.com.
Legal Aid Society If you have questions about the collaborative law model or making a referral,
Steven R. Gilford please contact our Pro Bono Coordinator, Grace Lim, at (312) 986-4011 or
Richard L. Jones, Ph.D. Executive Director