Make a Nomination for a PILI Award

Award nominations are open.

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Connecting with Students Virtually: Highlights from the 2020 Law School Pro Bono Roundtable

On July 29th, law school pro bono leaders met remotely for the Law School Pro Bono Roundtable. This year, the group discussed engaging with law students remotely due to the pandemic. Sharing an Update from PILI Brent shared information from the 2020 class of Interns and Fellows as well as insights on how their work […]

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Give to PILI This Summer

In December, we announced that our theme for 2020 would be “Defining Justice.” Little did we know what this year would have in store for all of us, and how much the notion of justice would be both emphasized and challenged.

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June 2020 PILI Post

The work of defining justice continues. Find out what we’ve been up to this month.

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The Work of Defining Justice Continues

In December 2019, we launched our theme for the year, “Defining Justice.” We emphasized this theme throughout our virtual Annual Pro Bono Reception. But the work of defining justice is far from over.

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Annual Pro Bono Reception Wraps Up

The final day of PILI’s virtual Annual Pro Bono Reception is today!  As we said when we announced we were holding this event virtually, even in these challenging times, there is much to celebrate in terms of the life-changing pro bono work being performed across Illinois. We hope you agree that it has been a […]

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Seven Volunteers Named to PILI’s Inaugural Pro Bono Volunteer Honor Roll

Seven volunteers were named to PILI’s inaugural Pro Bono Volunteer Honor Roll, announced and recognized on Thursday, June 18, 2020 during PILI’s virtual Annual Pro Bono Reception.

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PILI Announces its 2020 Pro Bono Recognition Roster

This year, 47 law firms and corporations were named to the Recognition Roster.

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Statement from Board President and Executive Director of PILI

Racism in America is real. It is systemic. It is pervasive. Like George Floyd, too many people of color have paid dearly for the racism that we as a nation have failed to address throughout our history. We stand with all of those who fight every day to end racism in all of its forms. […]

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PILI Welcomes Jessica Schneider as New Managing Attorney

Jessica is responsible for helping to expand and enhance pro bono legal assistance across Illinois by overseeing the work of PILI’s Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committees, Illinois Free Legal Answers, and PILI’s participation in the Illinois Armed Forces Legal Aid Network (IL-AFLAN).

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