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2018 Distinguished Intern Alumni Award: Adam Gross

Posted on: December 10, 2018

“It’s Adam’s deep personal commitment to justice that powers his incredible work as an advocate, leader, organizer, and mentor. His contributions in police accountability, affordable housing, and justice reform are making a real difference in the lives of people across Chicago and the region.”

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2018 Pro Bono Initiative Award: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

Posted on: December 10, 2018

“Katten has been a long-standing and reliable partner of LAF, and their dedication to pro bono has increased our capacity to serve some of the most vulnerable members of our community. The breadth of their pro bono commitments is truly astounding.”

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2018 Distinguished PILI Fellow Alumni Award: Reena Bajowala

Posted on: December 10, 2018

“I have known Reena since she interned for us in 2003. While the work she did for us that summer was very different from the powerful pro bono litigation she handled later, her dedication to helping low income clients, her strength as a person and an attorney and her commitment to equal justice, were on display back then as they are now.”

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Dates Set for 2019 Pro Bono Roundtables

Posted on: December 1, 2018

Each year, PILI holds several Pro Bono Forums and Roundtables to bring together pro bono leaders from law firms, corporations, legal service agencies and law schools. Attendees discuss timely pro bono issues, challenges and best practices and develop strategies to expand and enhance pro bono in Illinois. The Pro Bono Roundtables allow for unique constituent […]

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PILI Receives Grant from Moline Foundation

Posted on: November 28, 2018

PILI is grateful to The Moline Foundation for their recent grant that will partially fund the Summer 2019 PILI Law Student Intern who will be placed at the Prairie State Legal Services’ office in Rock Island.

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Did You Know All That PILI Does?

Posted on: November 27, 2018

PILI is doing more than ever to fulfill its mission to cultivate a lifelong commitment to public interest law and pro bono service within the Illinois legal community to expand the availability of legal services for people, families and communities in need.

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Support PILI on Giving Tuesday!

Posted on: November 27, 2018

Starting today with Giving Tuesday, PILI has a goal to raise $20,000 by the end of our Annual Awards Luncheon on December 5th. Help support our work!

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