During this half-day event co-sponsored by PILI’s Eleventh Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committee, 22 volunteers served 47 clients. This is the largest number of clients served at the Legal Advice Fair to date.
Attorneys and gathered at Deere & Company in the morning and at Quad City Bank & Trust in the afternoon to answer legal questions on Illinois Legal Aid Online’s Legal Answers website.
As part of a community outreach effort, attorneys of the Fifth Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committee are volunteering at local schools to celebrate Law Day.
This helps fund the Pro Bono Initiative Program, including the work of our Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committees.
Attorneys and law students gathered to answer legal questions on Illinois Legal Aid Online’s Legal Answers website.
Twenty-one attorneys attended this complimentary program to learn more about these family law issues. They were all encouraged to take on one additional pro bono matter in the coming year.
On October 3, 2017, PILI held its Illinois Forum on Pro Bono at The Chicago Bar Association with over 70 people in attendance. The Illinois Forum on Pro Bono is held annually and brings together a cross-section of pro bono stakeholders to discuss the ideas and strategies to expand and enhance pro bono in Illinois. […]
Each of our Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committees is hosting or co-sponsoring at least one event during Pro Bono Week, October 22-28, 2017.
Award nominations are open until September 11th.
PILI’s Fifth and Sixth Judicial Pro Bono Committees and Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Foundation provided a complimentary CLEs on “Hot Topics in Family Law” in June and July.