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.
Creating Positive Pro Bono Partnerships: Takeaways from the 2018 Joint Firm and Corporate Pro Bono Roundtable
On April 19th, 40 representatives from Illinois law firms and corporate legal departments met for PILI’s Joint Law Firm & Corporate Pro Bono Roundtable.
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.
Firms and corporations named to the Recognition Roster are distinguished among their peers for their commitment to service and to the community.
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.
In 2018, law firm and corporate pro bono leaders will meet for a joint pro bono roundtable.
Pilot is important first step to filling justice gap for low-income people with legal needs.
“This is a great opportunity to provide a voice for these people and to do what we are all trained to do as lawyers – to represent the rights of someone who needs assistance in a very real and tangible way.”
At the summit, 17 volunteer attorneys and paralegals met with 77 clients to to discuss their options for criminal records relief.