This helps fund the Pro Bono Initiative Program, including the work of our Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committees.
PILI is grateful to the Chicago Bar Foundation for pledging an increased $24,000 to fund two school-year and three summer Internship stipends.
PILI asked some of our volunteers why they choose to serve. We’re grateful to all the great volunteers who help increase access to justice in Illinois.
PILI is seeking Board Members and Alumni to serve as an advisor to an Intern or Fellow this summer to introduce them to the Illinois legal and public interest law communities.
The grant award of $10,000 will help support our Law Student Internship Program.
We’re talking volunteerism this month at PILI!
Attorneys from Mayer Brown volunteered at the Legal Prep Community Law Clinic on Tuesday, March 6th.
PILI’s Annual Pro Bono Reception is coming on Wednesday, June 20th. Over 30 law firms and corporations typically sponsor this event, raising money for the important work of PILI’s Pro Bono Initiative.
Last week, 30 representatives from Illinois public interest law agencies met at Perkins Coie for PILI’s annual Legal Service Agency Roundtable where they discussed strategies to engage law students, recent graduates and attorney volunteers in agency work.
“Knowing that my work impacts real people in need of legal assistance instilled in me a sense of responsibility that I will carry forward long after the end of the summer.”