Public Interest Law Initiative

Intern 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 400 hour requirement. We hope you will be able to join us!

  • For all law student interns: All law student interns in the Chicago area are invited to attend the PILI Seminars, even if you do not receive funding through PILI. If you’re an area law student intern and you would like to receive updates about PILI’s Educational Seminars and Events sign up here starting in the spring.
  • For interns outside of Chicago: PILI also webcasts most of our seminars and maintains an online archive of past seminars. See specific events below for details on webcasting.

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 educational programming.

Upcoming events for PILI Interns

  • 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.

View all upcoming Intern events »

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