Theresa Amato

Legal Aid Advocate (NATIONAL)
Executive director of Citizen Works. Lawyer, Writer, and nonprofit advocate.

Links: @TheresaAmato | Link to bio | (Current as of: June 17, 2015)

mato has litigated and supervised litigation at all levels of state and federal courts; she has testified in front of public bodies, navigated regulatory agencies, conducted corporate transactional work in the areas of banking, trusts, and securities when briefly in private practice, and engaged in philanthropic fundraising and grant making when she served as the executive director of the Oak Park-River Forest Community Foundation. She currently serves “Of Counsel” to Despres, Schwartz & Geoghegan.



Put Lawyers Where They’re Needed

Theresa Amato
New York Times (NYT)
June 17, 2015
Millions of Americans lack crucial legal services. Yet enormous numbers of lawyers are unemployed. Why can’t the supply of lawyers match the demand? This op-ed explains.

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