Eleanor will be working at Equip for Equality, where she did her PILI Internship, to provide advocacy and direct representation to elementary school children with disabilities.
We spoke with three PILI Alumni Couples about their experience as PILIs and how their commitment to service plays a role in their relationships.
Pilot is important first step to filling justice gap for low-income people with legal needs.
The ABA, ISBA and ACS are currently seeking nominations for their 2018 awards.
“PILI is a great organization and I am proud to be a member of its Board of Directors.”
The Program Manager will serve as a member of PILI’s Programs Team, with primary responsibility for overseeing PILI’s statewide efforts to expand and enhance pro bono.
PILI Life Director Dolores K. Hanna, 90, passed away on January 15, 2018, in Chicago, IL. Dolores joined PILI’s Board of Directors in the early 1980s and served the board for over 30 years, later being named a Life Director in 2006.
PILI is excited to welcome nine spring semester Law Student Interns who will work at public interest law agencies in Chicago during the spring semester.
People with disabilities are more likely to experience sexual violence than people without disabilities. In a recent special series, NPR called sexual assault of people with intellectual disabilities an “epidemic no one talks about.”
“I came to law school knowing I wanted to practice public interest law, and that my career, however it took shape, was going to be committed to helping those who need help the most. That commitment has only been enhanced by the Internship experiences PILI has allowed me to have.”