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Lawyer's Committee for Better Housing

100 W. Monroe, Suite 1800
Chicago, IL, 60603

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law200405/11/2016
OHInactive198205/15/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Peace & Justice AwardCatholic Commission of Wayne-Ashland-Medina Counties, OH2003
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyLawyer's Committee for Better Housing2013 - Present
AttorneyLaw Office of Frank G. Avellone2011 - 2013
Supervising AttorneyLegal Assistance Foundation Of Metropolitan Chicago2004 - 2010
Deputy DirectorNortheast Ohio Legal Services2000 - 2003
Executive DirectorWooster-Wayne Legal Aid Society1992 - 2000
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Nat'l Association of Consumer Bankruptcy AttorneysMember2011 - Present
Nat'l Association of Consumer AdvocatesMember2011 - Present
Chicago Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
Judicial Performance Commission, Cook CountyInvestigator2010 - 2010
Arcturus Rudolf Steiner Education ProgramBoard Member/Treasurer2009 - 2012
Tri-County Anti-Predatory Lending Initiative (OH)Founder2003 - 2004
Agency Directors Group, United Way, Wayne County, OHChair2002 - 2003
Wayne County CDBG Revolving Loan FundChair1998 - 2003
Habitat for Humanity, Wayne County, OHFamily Selection Committee1996 - 2001
One Community Coalition for Understanding and RespectFounding President1994 - 1996
Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
The Urban LawyerThe Maddening Status of the Habitability Defense in Ohio Eviction Law1991
17 Ohio Northern Law Rev. 13The State of State Student Practice: Proposals for Reforming Ohio's Legal Internship Rule1990
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Toledo College of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor1981
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Supervisor's Training EventCrime Victims Compensation in Illinois2009
Family ForumCredit Reporting & Credit Repair2007
South Side Service Providers ForumProtecting Your Home from Mortgage Rescue Fraud2006
Rapid Fire LawCorrecting Your Credit Report2006
LAF Training DayCreating Change Through Community-Based Advocacy2006
16th Ward Monthly MeetingLegal Problems of the Poor2004
NOLS Program RetreatPrimer on Community-Based Advocacy2001
33rd Lay Academy of ReligionReligion & Morality In the Practice of Law2001
Annual MeetingCreating & Establishing a Pro Se Divorce Program1999
Representing Older AmericansAn Overview of the Legal Problems of the Elderly1990