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    Preachers, Petitioners, and Protesters

    What can Christian evangelists, petition passers, and Trump protesters all get behind? The answer would be free speech, as yet another group has now objected to the rules in Millennium Park where officials continue to violate this fundamental right. A hearing which occurred on both 11/7 and 11/8 yielded some interesting perspectives from the City’s witness testimonies.  Read More...

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    Cooperation Saves a Life from Abortion

    Having allies can make all the difference when it comes to quick action in a critical situation. We witnessed one such example of this recently when our firm and several others were contacted by Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) regarding a situation where a young woman was in need of protection from her parents who were coercing to get an abortion.  Read More...

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    He’s Back! – Andrew Willis Returns to Mauck & Baker in a New Way

    He’s back! After a three year hiatus, Andrew Willis has returned to our firm in a new way.Andrew's connection to Mauck & Baker began when he was hired as the firm's communications manager shortly after graduating from Liberty University in 2014. But a year and a half later, Andrew left to follow his calling to become a lawyer.  Read More...

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    Avoiding and Navigating Legal Crises in Your Church

    In conjunction with AM 1160's FREE annual pastors' conference, Mauck & Baker is hosting a panel on Friday, November 15, to discuss common crises that occur within churches, and how to both prevent them and navigate them if they occur. The panel will consist of four knowledgeable Christian professionals, each experienced in a different area crucial to the well-being, accountability, safety, and compliance of your congregation.  Read More...

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    The Simplest Guide to Buying Real Estate

    Are you ready to buy your very first home? Maybe you’ve found a low-cost property that you want to wisely invest in. Whatever your reason for purchasing real estate, this article will guide you step-by-step through the process to a successful closing once you've identified real estate you are interested in.  Read More...

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    Making Headlines for the Gospel

    On Wednesday, September 18, Mauck & Baker hosted a press conference in Millennium Park to announce its lawsuit against the City of Chicago on behalf of four Wheaton College students (and inevitably all Americans) who want the freedom to exercise their First Amendment rights in a traditional public forum. After appearing on the front page of the Chicago Tribune, the case quickly went from local to national news. It was discussed on radio talk shows, ranted about in op-eds, and shared across social media.  Read More...

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    5 Steps to Successfully Selling Your Home

    Written by Soo Yeon Lee - Buying and selling a house is one of the largest transactions in anyone’s life. In most instances, you will work with a real estate agent who will list your property, and an attorney who will guide you through the legal process. This article guides you through the process from having a prospective buyer to a successful closing.  Read More...

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    LGBT History Concerns Illinois Public School Parents

    A number of you have inquired about the recently enacted LGBT History mandate in Illinois public schools and are wondering what can be done to protect students. The law requires all schools in the state include "the role and contributions of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people in the history of this country and this State" in official textbooks. So, can this mandate be stopped?  Read More...

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    Mauck & Baker Gains a Partner

    Soo Yeon Lee, of counsel attorney with Mauck & Baker, has made the welcome transition to becoming a partner at the firm.The attorneys at Mauck & Baker take their mission to do work for the Kingdom and make disciples very seriously. Rich Baker said it this way: “Practicing law in this firm is ultimately a spiritual calling and challenge. With our firm it can often be spiritual warfare...  Read More...

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    What Goes on Behind the Scenes of Religious Liberty?

    There is war being waged in our country. Every day, battles for religious liberty are being fought over zoning laws, unjustified criminal prosecution, employee discrimination, municipalities violating First Amendment rights to evangelize in public areas, and state laws that ban counseling for people wanting to be free from unwanted same-sex attraction. People may protest and petition to show their discontent with these laws, but who actually steps onto the frontlines to make sure they get changed?  Read More...

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