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PILI to Fund $333,000 in Public Interest Law Student Internship Grants in 2020

Posted on: September 19, 2019

PILI will grant $333,000 to fund 64 Law Student Interns at 30 public interest law organizations across Illinois during the 2019-20 academic year and the summer of 2020. PILI’s Law Student Internship Program connects law students from across the country with public interest law agencies in Illinois and pays them for their work.

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PILI is Hiring!

Posted on: September 16, 2019

The Administrative Assistant is a full-time position responsible for providing administrative support to PILI staff and its programs.

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PILI Elects Three New Board Members

Posted on: August 17, 2019

At their July 2019 meeting, the Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI) board elected three new members with terms to start at the beginning of FY2020 on September 1, 2019 including Kimberly Barton of JPMorgan Chase, Melissa Picciola of Legal Aid Chicago and Trisha Rich of Holland & Knight.

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Eight PILI Alumni Receive 2019 Equal Justice Works Fellowships

Posted on: August 16, 2019

Equal Justice Works recently announced the 2019 Fellows and we were excited to learn that eight PILI Alumni are part of the class! The Equal Justice Works Fellowship is a program that funds public interest attorneys for two years while they work on a specific project at a host agency.

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