November 2017 News

Meet Our Director of Legal Services

The Family Defense Center is delighted to announce Sara Gilloon, formerly a staff attorney with the Center, as its new Director of Legal Services, starting November 1, 2017. Read more…


Sara Block Receives Outstanding Partnership Award

The Family Defense Center’s Domestic Violence Project Attorney Sara Block was honored with an Outstanding Partnership Award at Chicago Metropolitan Battered Women’s Network (CMBWN)’s “Together We Lead” Partnership Breakfast on October 25. Read more…


Young Professionals Board Hosts Panel at UChicago

On Thursday, October 26, the Young Professionals Boards of The Family Defense Center and LAF joined forces to present “The Intersection of Domestic Violence, Families, and the Law in Chicago.” Read more…


HAMILTON Tickets On Sale on November 2

For the first time ever, The Family Defense Center has partnered with Broadway in Chicago to offer a limited number of tickets to HAMILTON at the beautiful CIBC Theatre the evening of Friday, January 12, 2018. Purchase tickets tomorrow or become a sponsor today!


Save the Date for #GivingTuesday

Mark your calendars – Giving Tuesday is November 28! The Family Defense Center will be joining over 30,000 organizations in a global day of giving. GivingTuesday kicks off our holiday fundraising campaign. Read more…