Supporting Our Communities

  • Chuhak & Tecson, P.C. provides backpacks and school supplies to children in need

    Chuhak & Tecson P.C. will once again support Volunteers of America of Illinois’ (VOA of IL) annual drive Operation Backpack by collecting school supplies and backpacks for children in Chicago Public Schools and children of the veterans served by VOA of IL. 

    A year-long event titled 10 Ways to Give Back has the women attorneys of Women Helping Women supporting and participating in community service events throughout 2019. Operation Backpack marks the fifth of their 10 events. 

  • Leynee Cruz newest president of Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois

    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 and Inclusion Council, Cruz has received various recognitions for her legal work—selected as a 2019 Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine and named to the Latinos 40 under 40 list by Negocios Now

  • Farmworker and Landscaper Advocacy Project presents honorary award at upcoming fundraiser

    The Farmworker and Landscaper Advocacy Project (FLAP) will present the Beckman Farmworker Advocate of the Year Award to Margo De Ley, co-founder and honorary board member of FLAP on Monday, August 12, at Lagunitas Brewing Company, The TapRoom, 2607 W. 17th Street. Tickets, ranging from $20 to $100, include free parking, admission, dinner and one beer. Beer sales for the evening will be donated back to FLAP to support its mission of improving working conditions for migrant and seasonal workers in Illinois. Sponsorship opportunities are also available.

    To purchase tickets or for additional information, contact

  • Chuhak & Tecson, P.C. in celebration with West Town Bikes

    West Town Bikes (WTB) is celebrating two significant anniversaries in 2019—the 10th anniversary of Ciclo Urbano and the 15th anniversary of West Town Bikes itself. To mark the events, a series of Friendraising Happy Hours are taking place throughout the summer. 

    WTB offers youth programs at its Division Street location and across the city, plus bicycle mechanic classes, workshops and special events to community members. Its seven youth programs include Bike Club, where youth learn to repair their bicycles with the help of an instructor and adult volunteers; After School Matters, which provides programming in Chicago Public Schools; and the Apprentice program, an advanced program for young adults. Ciclo Urbano is the neighborhood’s oldest full-service bike shop, selling new and used bikes in a wide range of styles, sizes and budgets while also providing services such as tune-ups, spoke replacement and tire repair.

    Friendraising Happy Hours are designed to bring together current and former WTB community members in celebration of WTB’s anniversaries. For more information about Friendraising events or WTB in general, email  

  • Chuhak & Tecson, P.C. recognizes National Disability Independence Day on July 26

    Throughout the year and on National Disability Independence Day, Chuhak & Tecson emphasizes the importance of equality and inclusion in the workplace. We are cognizant of the progress made since the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) and recognize National Disability Independence Day on July 26.

    For more information about the countdown to the anniversary, visit Celebrate the ADA.

  • Andy Tecson opens glenhagen farm retreat


    Principal Andrew P. Tecson and his wife, Nancy Hagen, opened glenhagen farm retreat, a not for profit dedicated to providing educational and worship opportunities to people of all ages and walks of life. 

    Glenhagen farm retreat welcomes schools, colleges, churches, synagogues, temples, mosques and other houses of worship, and not for profit corporations that seek a place to grow, experience and explore the wonders of God’s creation.

    Recent amenities that include a volleyball court, raised garden bed, fire pit for campfires and stone paths will be well-used by the campers already set for 2019—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. 

    To learn more about Andy’s involvement in the camp, click 

  • Joseph A. Tecson Scholarship Fund


    The scholarship will be 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 will provide 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.