Private Legal Advice & Drafting
Attuned Legal, LLC helps Illinois renters, property owners, and microbusinesses craft legal strategies and prepare documents.
All projects begin with an hour-long phone or video consultation session for a sliding scale fee of $150-$300. Additional legal drafting and editing services start at a sliding scale fee of $750-$1500 for documents up to three pages long (8.5×11″ sheet size, 1″ margins, 12-point Times New Roman font, single-spaced).
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Free support lines allow private space to process emotions even before you’ve found the right attorney for your situation.
Free Illinois Civil Legal Help
These programs connect people with free and reduced-cost civil legal advice.
Self-Representation in Illinois Civil Cases
The Illinois court system offers resources for self-represented litigants.
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Statewide Landlord-Tenant Forms
Check with your local circuit clerk’s office for any locally required paperwork.
Chicago & Cook County Landlord-Tenant Links
- Cook County Legal Aid for Housing and Debt – ☎️ (855) 956-5763
- Search Chicago Building Department Records by Address
- Report Chicago Building Violations – ☎️ 311
- Metropolitan Tenants Organization (MTO)
- Chicago Tool Library
- Rebuilding Exchange
- Maker Lab (Chicago Public Library)
- Chicago Residential Landlord and Tenant Ordinance (RLTO)
- Cook County Human Rights Ordinance Just Housing Amendment
- Cook County Residential Tenant Landlord Ordinance
About the Firm
Attuned Legal, LLC supports clients who want to handle conflict with authenticity, resolve issues in ways that promote fairness, and experience the freedom of making legally grounded decisions. The firm is dedicated to increasing access to legal support for Illinois renters, property owners, and entrepreneurs through sliding-scale advice and document preparation services.
Founding attorney Terra Khesya Gross (they/them), who launched Attuned Legal as a participant in the Chicago Bar Foundation’s Justice Entrepreneurs Project, brings a litigator’s professional touch to navigating legal issues and bureaucracy. In addition to serving private clients, Attorney Gross counsels small landlords who call the Eviction Help Illinois hotline, volunteers with Lawyers for the Creative Arts, and has explained legal topics in publications such as U.S. News & World Report and Lifehacker. A graduate of the Center for Conflict Resolution’s 40-hour court-approved mediator training program, Mx. Gross developed dispute resolution skills representing state employees and agencies in civil litigation, drafting opinions for a Cook County Chancery Division judge, and helping insurance carriers address property damage claims.
Attorney Gross holds a J.D. magna cum laude from the University of Illinois College of Law, M.Ed. in Secondary Education from Portland State University, and B.A. from Prescott College with dual concentrations in Writing & Literature and Music. A composer and lay violinist with a passion for architecture, Mx. Gross writes unrelentingly about classical new music on their personal Instagram.