Support Us

Thank you for your interest in supporting the Children and Family Justice Center. Your donation to the CFJC greatly impacts our efforts to invest in the next generation of ethical and reform-minded lawyers, and clients.

Help CFJC serve as leaders in advocacy for juvenile justice today!

Charitable contributions go to... 


  • Offering high-quality, pro bono legal services to underserved and disadvantaged clients

Teaching Students

  • Training in strong litigation, negotiation, and transactional skills
  • Providing opportunities to work directly with clients
  • Empowering students to evaluate and propose law and institution reform

For Attorneys

Chicago attorneys our city youth need you

Children and Family Justice Center receives more requests for representation than we can provide. Help a child in need of legal assistance by signing up for a pro bono case today! Please contact our director, Julie Biehl, for more information. 

How Do I Donate?


You can give a gift through our Bluhm Legal Clinic Website by selecting “Children and Family Justice Center” on the drop-down menu.

By Mail

Send donations to:

Office of Alumni Relations and Development

Northwestern University School of Law

375 East Chicago Avenue

Chicago, IL 60611

* Please make checks payable to Northwestern University and write ‘Children and Family Justice Center’ in memo.

For more information on donations, please contact Alan Paberzs at 312.503.0707.