PILI has created a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Working Group to determine how PILI can effectively realize this commitment internally, externally through its programming and services, and in support of its partner organizations.
PILI Life Director Christopher J. Horsch, 79, passed away on November 11, 2020.
Several organizations hosted virtual Illinois Free Legal Answers Clinics to celebrate Pro Bono Week at the end of October. Together with other volunteers, these clinics contributed to a record breaking number of questions – 407 – being answered in a single month. Thank you to these organizations for hosting clinics in October! Chapman and […]
Through its Pro Bono Initiative project, PILI facilitates the sharing of best practices through pro bono resources and programming, serving as a hub for pro bono within the Illinois legal community. A hallmark of this project since nearly its inception, has been PILI’s Pro Bono Reference Guide for both Law Firms and Corporations. Both of […]
Since Friday, October 23rd, PILI has been participating in the national celebration of Pro Bono Week. If ever there was a year where a week of celebration was needed, 2020 certainly was the year! And, celebrate we did, even if we had to go all virtual this year instead of traveling the state to be […]
PILI launched the First Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committee on October 23, 2020. This is PILI’s ninth such committee.
During its 2020 Pro Bono Week celebration, PILI will recognize the extraordinary pro bono contributions of attorneys in five of Illinois’ judicial circuits.