The Shiller Preyar Law Offices are dedicated to social justice issues on a local scale in the Chicagoland area as well as on a national scale. Our blog is a useful space to keep up with current legal news, firm updates and upcoming events.
New Complaint Filed in Federal Court.
CHICAGO – Bea Sullivan-Knoff, a queer, transgender woman and performance artist, filed suit in federal court today against the City of Chicago and Mayor Rahm Emanuel challenging the city’s ordinance which prohibits only women, not men, from exposing their breasts in venues with liquor licenses.
Attorney Chris Bergin helped Edgar R. Reina obtain his legal permanent residency through same sex marriage, making it Shiller Preyar's first of its kind.
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On June 14th Elvira Arellano/Emma Lozano Leadership Institute of Faith Based Organizing held The First Annual Unity Dinner to recognize individuals who have made a difference this year for Immigrant rights. Some people in attendance included: Jesse Jackson, Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia, Bobby Rush, Congressman Luis Guiterrez and Shiller Preyar Law Offices' own John Antia and Chris Bergin.
Brendan Shiller presented three proposals to city and state officials to make real changes in Chicago and across the state to protect the rights of those arrested, support Chicago's youth, and change the status quo of gun legislation.
On Monday, the Office of Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez announced that it is now looking to make changes even bigger changes in the way it handles drug cases.
We use apps for everything: counting calories, watching movies, checking our bank accounts, but what about recording police interactions and holding police officers accountable? Well, there's an app for that.
On October 17th, Shiller Preyar Law attorney John Antia and Roberto Lopez joined Pastora Emma Lozano of the Adalberto United Methodist Church, members of Familia Unida Latina Sin Froneras, LULAC and others on a trip to Texas meet with Leaders from Laredo, Texas and Nuevo Laredo, Mexico. Their goal was to reunite 3 families that have been separated by the US-Mexico border.
We've launched a YouTube channel for you to stay up to date with Shiller Preyar in the news. First up are Brendan Shiller's appearances on the WGN news and politics show, 26 N. Halsted.
The Shiller Preyar Law Offices have been working hard all summer long, and this September brought us some hard-won victories. Read on for a glimpse at two cases we recently settled.