Public Interest Law Initiative

PILI Illinois Forum on Pro Bono

Held annually in the fall, PILI’s Illinois Forum on Pro Bono brings together a cross-section of pro bono stakeholders from corporations, law firms, law schools and public interest law agencies to discuss ideas and strategies to expand and enhance pro bono in Illinois. Check back later in 2020 for the date for our next Forum.

The Nuances of Pro Bono Supervision and Training


2:45 p.m. – Registration

3:00 p.m. – Panel Presentation

The first hour of the program will be a panel presentation from leaders across the pro bono sector discussing best practices, effective approaches and challenges of pro bono supervision and training.

  • Susan Curry, University of Chicago Law School
  • Lynette L. Lupia, AbbVie
  • Elise Tincher, Kirkland & Ellis
  • Griselda Vega Samuel, Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF)

4:00 p.m. – Roundtable Discussions

Participants will engage in small groups to discuss strategies for pro bono supervision and training.

5:00 p.m. – Networking Reception

PILI will provide 2.0 hours of CLE credit as well as an hour-long networking reception after the program

Read highlights from PILI’s 2019 Pro Bono Roundtables »

Advance registration is required by Tuesday, November 5th. If you have any questions or problems with registration, please email PILI or call us at 312-832-5127.

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Venue: Chicago Bar Association

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