Public Interest Law Initiative

Fellow Seminars & Events

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PILI offers a weekly Educational Seminar Series that focuses on substantive legal topics, career development strategies and skill building relevant to public interest law. This weekly lunchtime series starts in early June and runs through the beginning of August. Starting in the spring, you can RSVP for these Seminars at the links below. Attendance counts towards your 300 hour requirement. We hope you will be able to join us!

  • For Fellows outside of Chicago: PILI webcasts most of our seminars. More information will be available soon.
  • We also maintain an online archive of past seminars, which can be especially useful for Fellows serving in the fall or spring.

See a full list of the 2016 Educational Seminar Series »

Please contact PILI Program Associate Brent Page by email or by phone at 312-832-5128 with any questions or for more information about our educational programming.

Upcoming events for PILI Fellows

  • Play for PILI: An Evening at Emporium

    • April 6th, 2017 – 5:30 pm, at Emporium Arcade Bar Logan Square

    Save the date! Play for PILI will be at Emporium Arcade Bar in Logan Square on April 6th from 5:30 to 7:30. Tickets will be $25 presale and will include drinks, game tokens and more. Check back here for more details.

  • PILI Intern and Fellow Orientation

    • June 1st, 2017 – 9:00 am, at The John Marshall Law School, Room 1200

    PILI's Law Student Intern and Graduate Fellow Orientation provides a valuable learning experience, establishing a solid foundation for its Interns and Fellews from which they can better serve clients and the organizations at which they work this summer.

  • Annual Pro Bono Reception

    • June 21st, 2017 – 5:30 pm, at The Ivy Room at Tree Studios

    PILI's Annual Pro Bono Reception celebrates the inspiring and life-changing pro bono work being done in Illinois through effective pro bono programs, innovative partnerships, and the unwavering dedication of individual attorneys and legal professionals. This event also supports the work of PILI's Pro Bono Initiative Program.

  • PILI’s 40th Anniversary Awards Gala

    • November 30th, 2017 – 5:30 pm, at Palmer House Hilton

    SAVE THE DATE! PILI’s 40th Anniversary Awards Gala will be held on Thursday, November 30, 2017 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Palmer House Hilton. More information will be available soon.

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