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Public Interest Law Initiative

Current & Recent PILI Interns

Approximately 60 PILI Interns are being placed in seven cities across Illinois every year, providing over 20,000 hours of legal services through partner agencies annually.

Have questions about PILI’s Law Student Internship Program? Please contact PILI Program Manager Brent Page by email or by phone at 312-832-5128.

Summer 2018 PILI Interns

  • Chidinma Ahukanna from DePaul University College of Law at Chicago Volunteer Legal Services Foundation*
  • Kenya Barbara from Loyola University Chicago School of Law at Legal Council for Health Justice*
  • Joiya Bryant from DePaul University College of Law at Community Law Project
  • Mary Castro from DePaul University College of Law at Chicago Legal Clinic Chancery Program*
  • Kaitlin Cutshaw from Indiana University Maurer School of Law at Lawyers’ Committee for Better Housing*
  • Salomon De Los Angeles from DePaul University College of Law at LAF
  • Davina DiPaolo from University of Minnesota Law School at Lambda Legal
  • Anastasia Doherty from Northeastern University School of Law at LAF
  • Teresa Doubet King from IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law at Chicago Coalition for the Homeless*
  • Stef Duarte from IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law at Domestic Violence Legal Clinic*
  • Candice Dundy from Loyola University Chicago School of Law at Chicago Appleseed Fund for Justice*
  • Jaclyn Ellwein from Loyola University Chicago School of Law at LAF
  • Kirstin Erickson from DePaul University College of Law at Chicago Volunteer Legal Services Foundation
  • Armando Fernandez from Stanford Law School at BPI
  • Lindsay Funk from Harvard Law School at LAF
  • Dominique Giordano from University of Notre Dame Law School at Center for Conflict Resolution
  • Mayra Gomez from IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law at National Immigrant Justice Center*
  • Emily Hagan from University of Iowa College of Law at Prairie State Legal Services in Rock Island*
  • Cole Hanzlicek from Washington University School of Law at US Department of Health and Human Services – Office of the General Counsel
  • Alison Heinen from University of Denver – Sturm College of Law at Chicago Legal Clinic in Austin*
  • William Hrabe from University of Illinois College of Law at Equip for Equality*
  • Amanda Insalaco from DePaul University College of Law at LAF
  • Jennifer Johnson from DePaul University College of Law at the SSI Homeless Outreach Project at the Legal Council for Health Justice
  • Britta Johnson from University of Illinois College of Law at Prairie State Legal Services in Peoria*
  • Nicholas Jones from University of Iowa College of Law at Equip for Equality
  • Megan Karnig from IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law at Equip for Equality*
  • Miriam Lee from University of Illinois College of Law at Cabrini Green Legal Aid*
  • Allison Lovell from The University of Iowa College of Law at Land of Lincoln in East St. Louis
  • Laura Loyd from University of Illinois College of Law at Prairie State Legal Services in Bloomington
  • Douglas Malcolm from University of Illinois College of Law at Land of Lincoln in Champaign
  • Matthew McLawnhorn from Northern Illinois University College of Law at Citizen Advocacy Center
  • Pilar Mendez from Loyola University Chicago School of Law at Roger Baldwin Foundation of the ACLU of Illinois
  • Margaret Meza from Loyola University Chicago School of Law at Chicago Legal Clinic in Pilsen
  • Colin Nardone from University of Illinois College of Law at LAF
  • Christina Perez-Tineo from Loyola University Chicago School of Law at Legal Council for Health Justice
  • Natanya Pope-Sohel from IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Legal Aid Online*
  • Deborah Ritz from Valparaiso University School of Law at LAF*
  • Susana Sandoval Vargas from IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law at MALDEF*
  • Michael Scott from Saint Louis University School of Law at Land of Lincoln in Alton*
  • Adam Smith from Harvard Law School at BPI
  • Angela Theodoropoulos from University of Michigan Law School at the US Department of Health and Human Services – Office of the General Counsel
  • Ana Torres from The John Marshall Law School at Roger Baldwin Foundation of the ACLU of Illinois*
  • Patricia Varona from The John Marshall Law School at CARPLS
  • Brittney Watkins from Washinton University School of Law at Chicago Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights*
  • Natasha Wilkins from Michigan State University College of Law at Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law
  • Amanda Willing from DePaul University College of Law at Access Living*
  • Bruce Winters from Loyola University Chicago School of Law at Legal Aid Society
  • Nicole Young from IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law at LAF
  • Peiyu Yu from Harvard Law School at the Environmental Law & Policy Center of the Midwest

Spring 2018 PILI Interns

  • Emmanuel Almaraz from DePaul University College of Law at MALDEF*
  • Jonathan Gordon from Northwestern Pritzker School of Law at LAF
  • Sarah Lewis from the Loyola University Chicago School of Law at Roger Baldwin Foundation of the ACLU of Illinois
  • Joanna Martin from Chicago-Kent College of Law at National Immigrant Justice Center*
  • Molly Sennet from Loyola University Chicago School of Law at Chicago at Cabrini Green Legal Aid*
  • Carl Sessions from Chicago-Kent College of Law at Lawyer’s Committee for Better Housing*
  • Chloe Sommers from Loyola University Chicago School of Law at Chicago Legal Clinic
  • Elizabeth Toth from DePaul University College of Law at Legal Aid Society of Metropolitan Family Services*
  • Jennifer Zmyslo from Loyola University Chicago School of Law at CARPLS

Fall 2017 PILI Interns

  • Candice Dundy from Loyola University Chicago School of Law at Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law
  • Irma Gonzalez from Valparaiso University Law School at the National Immigrant Justice Center*
  • Eleanor Kittilstad from Northwestern Pritzker School of Law at Equip for Equality
  • Sandra Molinari from DePaul University College of Law at Chicago Legal Clinic
  • Hannah Nguyen from the John Marshall Law School at Center for Disability and Elder Law*
  • Rosemary O’Malley from Chicago Kent College of Law at CARPLS
  • Colin Pochie from Chicago Kent College of Law at LAF*
  • Chloe Sommers from Loyola University Chicago School of Law at Chicago Volunteer Legal Services

*Denotes Named and Honorary Interns. Learn more »

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