(November 6, 2018, Chicago) — Steptoe Chicago partner Tony Hopp has received the Lawyers' Committee for Better Housing (LCBH) 2018 Pro Bono Advocate Award. Hopp was honored on November 1 at LCBH's 38th annual fall benefit and awards ceremony for helping a low-income mother and her son vacate their lead-tainted Chicago apartment, recover damages from their landlord for lead poisoning, and secure a new apartment.
To learn more about this case and how it shifted Hopp's perspective on poverty and the power of law, click here.
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Hopp receives award with his client Kimberly Jackson. Photo credit: GoPho Collective 2018