On October 3, 2017, PILI held its Illinois Forum on Pro Bono at The Chicago Bar Association with over 70 people in attendance. The Illinois Forum on Pro Bono is held annually and brings together a cross-section of pro bono stakeholders to discuss the ideas and strategies to expand and enhance pro bono in Illinois. […]
This is a guest post from Scott Vogelmeier, a Senior Compliance Analyst at State Farm Bank in Bloomington and a member of the Eleventh Circuit Pro Bono Committee.
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.
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.
Hear about results from the ABA pro bono survey in Illinois and discuss ways to expand and enhance pro bono.
Award nominations are open until September 11th.
They discussed successful programs and the impact of recent events on law schools and their students.
PILI’s Fifth and Sixth Judicial Pro Bono Committees and Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Foundation provided a complimentary CLEs on “Hot Topics in Family Law” in June and July.
This program brings together law school representatives to discuss best practices, successful strategies and collaboration opportunities.
This year, 47 law firms and corporations were named to the Recognition Roster.