PILI recently announced the leadership of its new Young Professionals Board.
Sarah will be based in Champaign and will manage PILI’s statewide Pro Bono Program.
This year, 49 summer Law Student Interns and 75 Graduate Fellows will provide 42,100 hours of legal services.
Twenty-one Law Student Interns hold Named or Honorary Internship positions, funded by individuals and groups dedicated to promoting public interest law.
Alphawood Foundation is a Chicago-based, grant-making private foundation working for an equitable, just, and humane society.
The Mirza Foundation has granted PILI $24,000 to support our statewide efforts to promote public interest law and pro bono service.
Last week, PILI’s Young Professionals Board hosted their inaugural event: the Arcade for Legal Aid. Nearly 100 young professionals, board members, sponsors and friends of PILI gathered to enjoy games, tournaments, a raffle, prizes, food, drink and more.
In a few short weeks, our summer Law Student Interns and Graduate Fellows will be starting at their agencies. To prepare, we reached out to some of our Intern & Fellow supervisors who offered the below advice. Aneesha Ghandi, National Immigrant Justice Center Immerse yourself in the organization’s work and be open to learning as […]
PILI Life Director Barbara Bressler, 67, passed away earlier this week. Barbara joined PILI’s Board of Directors in 1994, later being named as a Life Director in 2017. Barbara dedicated her legal career to educating young lawyers at DePaul University College of Law and through her involvement in and support of PILI’s Law Student Internship […]
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.