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Legal Services Program for Individuals

The Legal Services Program (LSP) serves claimants and small emplo​yers regarding an Appeal hearing​ or Board of Review (Spanish​) matter.

Typically, the decisions and orders that are appealed relate to eligibility and chargeability for unemployment insurance benefits, appealable tax determinations, and other matters. 

Program Services Include: 

  • Up to one hour of free consultation with a LSP attorney regarding your case, and
  • If the attorney determines that you have a valid claim or defense, the LSP attorney will also represent you in an appeal hearing and at the Board of Review.

As a claimant, which of the two "claimant" law firms should I contact for legal services?

If your Social Security number ends in a 0 through 4, call:

  • (800) 884-6591 toll-free 
  • (847) 991-9240 out of state (not toll-free) 
  • (866) 848-5609 TTY toll-free 

If your Social Security number ends in a 5 through 9, call:

  • (888) 430-1776 toll-free 
  • (847) 251-1776 out of state (not toll-free) 
  • (847) 251-6985 TTY (not toll-free)​

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