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.
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
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.
The Alumni Network Leadership Council invites all PILI Alumni to this CLE program to learn the art of networking.
PILI's Law Student Intern and Graduate Fellow Orientation experience a tour of the Richard J. Daley Center, where many Interns and Fellows will go to civil court over the summer, as well as explore the Cook County Law Library and offices of the Clerk of the Circuit Court.
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.
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.