Public Interest Law Initiative

Eighteenth Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committee

About the Committee:

The Eighteenth Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committee is a group, comprised of lawyers and judges, that strives to enhance equal access to justice by encouraging and promoting pro bono work in the Eighteenth Judicial Circuit. Launched in 2017, the Committee is affiliated with the DuPage County Bar Association.

About the Circuit:

The Eighteenth Judicial Circuit is in the Second Appellate District and includes DuPage County. The Honorable Kathryn E. Creswell is the Chief Judge of the Third Judicial Circuit.


Chair: Walter Jackowiec

Vice-Chair: Mark Schmidt

Susan Alvarado
Gerry Cassioppi
David Clark
Jeannette DeGrange
Ted Donner
Hon. Rodney Equi
Cynthia Garcia
Hon. Paul Marchese
Stacey McCullough
Kevin Millon
Cecilia Najera
Melissa Piwowar
Robert Rupp
Michael Sitrick


PILI committee builds on DuPage’s pro bono efforts (April 2017)


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