On Tuesday, September 19th, Reed Smith attorneys adopted the Legal Prep Community Law Clinic in the Garfield Park neighborhood. This is Reed Smith’s third time adopting the clinic! The four volunteers assisted four low-income clients with legal issues such as adult guardianships, adoption and landlord/tenent disputes. The Alumni Network Leadership Council hosts this clinic on the second Tuesday of every month, and Chicago Volunteer […]
Welcoming Charles Golbert as Chair, Emily Seymore as Chair-Elect and Jessica Schneider as Vice Chair.
PILI is looking for firms with PILI Alumni to adopt an evening at the Legal Prep Community Law Clinic in 2018.
A guest post from Charles P. Golbert, the Chair of our Alumni Network Leadership Council.
Award nominations are open until September 11th.
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Come learn more about the Art of Networking in the Legal Profession and meet the 2017 class of PILI Interns and Fellows.