Investing in Justice Campaign Promotes Justice and Legal Equality

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Codilis and Associates

Based in Burr Ridge, Illinois, Codilis and Associates provides legal services to mortgage lenders and servicers. Possessing a history of active community and nonprofit involvement, Codilis & Associates supports the Chicago Bar Foundation (CBF). CBF manages the annual Investing in Justice Campaign through the assistance and generosity of the city’s legal community.

CBF’s Investing in Justice Campaign promotes justice and legal equality by providing individuals with the necessary funds to acquire legal assistance or representation. Fund beneficiaries include children, persons with disabilities, veterans, and seniors. The program also offers support to individuals who have experienced domestic violence, immigrant persecution, and home seizure. Since its launch, the campaign has collected more than $11.5 million.

Over 140 corporate legal departments, law firms, and other law agencies participated in the 2015 Investing in Justice Campaign, which raised over $1.45 million. In addition, the 2015 campaign set new records for agency participation, individual contributors, and funds raised within the year. Contributions raised will fund more than $2 million in grants and be distributed among 34 pro bono and legal aid organizations.


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Located in Burr Ridge, Illinois, Codilis & Associates, P.C. is a respected leader in the legal area of creditor rights. Led by Senior Partner Ernest J. Codilis, Jr., Codilis & Associates specializes in real estate law, particularly in the areas of bankruptcy, building court, evictions, foreclosure, and real estate owned property. Combining expertise in client services and technological innovations, Codilis & Associates provides services supported by the most technologically advanced systems and equipment available, such as LenStar, NETtrak, FIS Desktop, NewImage Express(TM), inter alia. An active member of the wider legal and mortgage banking community, Codilis & Associates maintains memberships in the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (FHLMC) Designated Counsel for Illinois, the Federal National Mortgage Association (FNMA) Retained Attorney Network for Illinois, the Mortgage Bankers Association of America, and The Chicago Bar Association. Beyond legal practice, Codilis & Associates is highly involved in a number of charitable organizations dedicated to helping disadvantaged children, including Cambodia’s Hope, Mercy House, and World Vision, Inc. Codilis & Associates also recently donated to the Attorney’s Title Guaranty Fund, Inc.’s efforts to assist homeowners in danger of foreclosure.

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