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After establishing this project in Illinois in 2017 and building a solid foundation for its future, ILAO will transition the state administrator role for the site to PILI as of August 1, 2019. At that time, PILI will take over the day-to-day operations of the site including volunteer recruitment, management and training with the help of funding from the IBF.
Elizabeth will be responsible for helping to expand and enhance pro bono legal assistance across the state by overseeing the activity of PILI’s Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committees and PILI’s participation in the Illinois Armed Forces Legal Aid Network (IL-AFLAN).
Together, we raised over $85,000 to support PILI’s Pro Bono Program.
PILI recently announced that it has adopted revised mission and vision statements as well as a new value statement. The below video was shown to attendees at PILI’s Annual Pro Bono Reception on June 19th to introduce the new mission statement. PILI Executive Director Michael Bergmann told those assembled that he was “very excited about […]
PILI is grateful to the Francis Beidler Foundation, the Illinois State Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, and Sahara Enterprises.
This year, 48 law firms and corporations were named to the Recognition Roster.
PILI is grateful to the Illinois Equal Justice Foundation for their $36,000 grant to support PILI’s ongoing participation in the Illinois Armed Forces Legal Aid Network (IL-AFLAN).
This helps fund the Pro Bono Initiative Program, including the work of our Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committees.
United Airlines has been a longtime supporter of PILI and this year has increased their donation to sponsor their first Named PILI Internship.