PILI cultivates a lifelong commitment to public interest law and pro bono service within the Illinois legal community to expand the availability of legal services for people, families and communities in need.
PILI envisions a legal community with a deeply rooted culture of service, where law students, lawyers and legal professionals at all stages of their careers engage in public interest law or pro bono work, and remain committed to addressing the unmet legal needs of the poor and underrepresented.
Attorneys of the Fifth Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committee are volunteering in their local high schools to celebrate Law Day, which occurs every year on May 1st. They will be teaching classes to encourage students to develop their own informed opinions concerning current events, law and justice. More »