In early 2017, the Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Access to Justice—in partnership with the Chicago Bar Foundation, the Illinois Bar Foundation, and the Public Interest Law Initiative—released a statewide survey to hear directly from attorneys about their experiences with pro bono.
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 […]
This year’s awardees will be recognized during our special 40th Anniversary Awards Gala on November 30th.
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.
Welcoming Charles Golbert as Chair, Emily Seymore as Chair-Elect and Jessica Schneider as Vice Chair.
LAGBAC’s grant reflects this increase in the school-year Internship stipend.
The increased funding includes a $500 stipend increase for all PILI Interns as well as three new summer Interns.
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.
Hear about results from the ABA pro bono survey in Illinois and discuss ways to expand and enhance pro bono.