Stacey Jonas Weiler serves as the Director of Grants and Access to Justice Programs for the Illinois Bar Foundation. In that role, Stacey oversees the civil justice programs including the Access to Justice grants, Illinois JusticeCorps, and the Post-Graduate Legal Fellowship program. Stacey joined the IBF as the Program Operations Director for Illinois JusticeCorps when the IBF took over the AmeriCorps grant from The Chicago Bar Foundation to allow for statewide expansion. Stacey has had the opportunity to grow and expand the AmeriCorps program since its inception in 2012 while also taking on the important grant-making work of the IBF.
Stacey’s legal career began at the Center for Conflict Resolution and her background in mediation and conflict management serves her well in her role at the IBF. Stacey is a graduate of Marquette University and DePaul University College of Law, and is a member of the Illinois Bar.
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