Attorney Volunteers Needed for Driver's License Expo
All Client Counseling Sessions via Zoom!

Do you have experience representing clients in traffic matters?
Do you want to help individuals reinstate their driver’s license?

The Law Office of the Cook County Public Defender is partnering with Pilsen Neighbors Community Council, CBA, Secretary of State, and other partners in hosting a Driver's License Reinstatement Expo on Saturday, January 29, 2022 at Malcolm X College.

Volunteer attorneys are needed to provide free counseling to individuals looking to reinstate their driver’s license. Attorneys will interpret SOS Driving Abstracts, verify information, and provide instruction on clearing suspensions. All counseling will occur via Zoom!

Computer terminals at Malcolm X will be available for attorney volunteers to conduct the Zoom counseling sessions. Attorneys will be located in a room separate from participants. Computer terminals at Malcolm X College are spaced apart to observe all CDC, State and Local social distancing guidelines. Masks will be required of all participants regardless of vaccination status. The CBA will provide a voucher of up to 3 hours which can be used for one of its Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Programs to all Expo attorney volunteers.

There are three 2.5 hour shifts available:
8:30 a.m.- 11:00 a.m. (Shift 1)
11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. (Shift 2)
1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. (Shift 3)

The Cook County Public Defender’s Office will provide FREE training on interpreting Abstracts featuring Secretary of State representatives and attorney experts virtually via Zoom on December 15, 2021 from 3:00-5:00 p.m. and January 12, 2022 from 3:00-5:00 p.m. 2 CLE hours will be provided for attendance at the training.

To sign-up for training, a volunteer shift or for more information please contact Danita Ivory at

Sign up information for the public on the January 29 event can be found at

Driver's License Reinstatement Expo