Supporting Our Communities

  • Chuhak & Tecson, P.C. sprints for justice

    Attorneys will sprint for justice during Chicago Volunteer Legal Services’ (CVLS) 25th anniversary of Race Judicata. A 5K run/walk, Race Judicata furthers CVLS’ mission of coordinating, supporting and promoting the voluntary pro bono legal representation of the Chicago area's poor and working poor. 

    A year-long celebration titled
    10 Ways to Give Back has the women attorneys supporting and participating in community service events throughout 2019. Race Judicata marks the seventh of the 10 events.   

  • The Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois' second annual golf outing

    The Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois (HLAI) hosts its second annual golf outing beginning at 9 a.m. Friday, Sept. 20, at Harborside International Golf Club, Chicago. HLAI is a not-for-profit corporation that upholds standards of competence, integrity and legal education for Hispanic attorneys while simultaneously providing a forum through which Hispanic attorneys can share their aspirations and achievements throughout the legal profession.

    Attorney Leynee Cruz, president of HLAI and practitioner in Chuhak & Tecson’s Estate & Trust Administration & Litigation group, said, “I am grateful to see HLAI build on the momentum of last year’s golf outing and making it an annual event. This event provides the opportunity for association members to network with one another and get to know members of other communities as well.”

    Individual tickets are $150 and sponsorship opportunities are available. More information and registration details can be found at HLAI golf outing.  

  • Center for Disability & Elder Law holds Trivia Night

  • The Center for Disability & Elder Law (CDEL) Young Professionals Board (YPB) will hold “Trivia Night” to promote CDEL’s dual mission to provide quality legal services, pro bono, to low income seniors and persons with disabilities who reside in Chicago and Cook County; and foster the spirit of pro bono service throughout the Chicago and Cook County legal communities. The event will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 23, at Revolution Brewing-Brewpub, 2323 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago. Tickets include trivia, appetizers and beers on tap and may be purchased here.  

    If you would like additional information on the Center or would like to become involved with the YPB, contact Chuhak & Tecson attorney Leynee A. Cruz, current board member. 

  • Chuhak & Tecson, P.C. runs in support of individuals with Down syndrome

    On Sept. 22, attorneys, paralegals and staff will participate in GiGi’s Playhouse Tinley Park 5k Donut Run. Headed by principal Kimberly Boike, Chuhak & Tecson employees will run, walk and dash to support GiGi’s Playhouse, the only nationwide network of Down syndrome achievement centers. 

    GiGi’s Playhouse Tinley Park 5k Donut Run is part of Women Helping Women’s 10 Ways to Give Backa year-long celebration of WHW’s 10th anniversary. The 5k Donut Run is the eighth of the 10 events.  

  • Chuhak & Tecson, P.C. in support of Spectrios Institute for Low Vision

    Chuhak & Tecson participated in Spectrios Institute for Low Vision’s Annual Golf Classic, “Golf for Good.” The Annual Golf Classic supports the Institute’s mission to empower children and adults with vision loss, regardless of income, through the use of prescriptive tools, technology, rehabilitative training and inspiration.

    Event sponsors and donors helped fund Spectrios Institute for Low Vision’s rehabilitation programs. For additional information, contact vice president of development, Diane Levine, at

  • Leynee Cruz newest president of Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois

    Attorney Leynee A. Cruz with Justice Jesse G. Reyes at the Hispanic Laywers Association of Illinois 2019 Gala.

    Chuhak & Tecson, P.C., is proud to announce that attorney Leynee A. Cruz is the newest president of the Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois.

    Cruz practices in the Estate & Trust Administration & Litigation group, advising her clients in all aspects of probate and guardianship. A member of Chuhak & Tecson’s Diversity & Inclusion Council, Cruz has received various recognitions for her legal work, including selection as a 2019 Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine and being named to the Latinos 40 under 40 list by Negocios Now

  • Put a little love in your heart to benefit glenhagen farm retreat
    and Ed Ward Fine Arts Series   

  • Musicians from across Chicagoland will take the stage for "Put a Little Love in Your Heart," a family friendly pop concert that opens the 2019-2020 Ed Ward Fine Art Series. Set for 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22, at St. Cletus Parish Center, 600 W. 55th St., LaGrange, tickets are $30 and proceeds jointly benefit glenhagen farm retreat and Ed Ward Fine Art Series.

    Featured singers are Lisa Bowker, Matt Bowker, Daniel Riley and Angel Underhill, all members of Lake Side Singers. Band members are Jerry DiMuzio, Dave Onderdonk, Matt Plaskota, James Ross, Bobby Schiff and Andy Tecson. This talented group of musicians will cover such artists as Sarah Bareilles, Josh Groban, Jason Mraz, James Taylor and Stevie Wonder with songs that include "Peace," "A Time for Healing" and "Put a Little Love in Your Heart."

    Chuhak & Tecson principal Andy Tecson and his wife, Nancy Hagen, long-time supporters of Ed Ward Fine Arts Series, established the not for profit glenhagen farm retreat in 2018. The farm is dedicated to providing educational and worship opportunities to people of all ages and walks of life, welcoming schools, colleges, churches, synagogues, temples, mosques and other houses of worship, and also not for profit corporations, that seek a place to grow, experience and explore the wonders of God’s creation. Amenities added since the farm’s opening include a volleyball court, raised garden bed, fire pit for campfires and stone paths, were well-used by campers who visited in summer 2019 such as Cristo Rey Jesuit High School, Harmony Community Church, Kingsley School’s Girl Scouts, League of United Latin American Citizens, Project Exploration, Refugee Education & Adventure CHallenge, and West Town Bikes.

    Purchase tickets for the Sept. 22 concert by contacting Andy Tecson
    at or 630 890 3384. Visit Ed Ward Fine Art Series to learn more about its 2019-2020 concert season. 

  • Joseph A. Tecson Scholarship Fund


    The scholarship is administered by DePaul and is open to any first-year law student both in good academic standing and with proven financial need, with a preference for those who have performed community service. It provides support to one new student each year with books and supplies and is renewable for those students who remain in good academic standing. Deadlines for applications are on a rolling basis. Click here to learn more about the scholarship fund.