Give the Gift of Justice this Holiday Season

Your support will ensure that PILI continues its work to advance justice.

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2019 Distinguished Intern Alumni Award: Candace Moore

“Candace is brilliant, dynamic, strategic, and deeply passionate about racial equity, especially on behalf of children of color in our city and state. Candace is not only a rising star in Chicago but increasingly recognized nationally as a leading voice for racial equity in government and across sectors.”

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2019 Distinguished Fellow Alumni Award: Kyle Palazzolo

“Kyle gives without limit, he lends a hand without needing to be asked, and he is one of the people we can call on at a moment’s notice to come alongside us in support.”

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2019 Pro Bono Initiative Award: State Farm Legal Department

“State Farm has a long history of supporting equal justice and of accepting pro bono cases. State Farm Law Department staff are providing life changing services to low-income clients and improving the community.

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2019 Distinguished Public Service Award: Allen C. Schwartz

“In his 26-years with CARPLS, Al has championed CARPLS’ staff, volunteers, and board members to do the inspiring work that has helped so many. Al never loses sight of what’s most important: advocating for our clients.”

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PILI Elects Christopher Wells to PILI Board of Directors

“I have admired PILI’s mission and work since law school, and I am thrilled to join the board of this outstanding organization.”

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PILI Receives Renewed Funding from Retirement Research Foundation

The Retirement Research Foundation (RRF) has awarded PILI a grant that will fund a Summer 2020 Law Student Intern at Center for Disability & Elder Law.

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Kirkland & Ellis Assists Clients at November PILI Clinic

Four attorneys assisted three clients with legal problems including guardianship, eviction and other landlord/tenant issues.

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Dates Set for 2020 Pro Bono Roundtables

Each year, PILI holds several Pro Bono Forums and Roundtables to bring together pro bono leaders from law firms, corporations, legal service agencies and law schools.

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PILI Receives Grant from Moline Foundation

PILI is grateful to the Moline Foundation for their recent grant that will partially fund the Summer 2020 PILI Law Student Intern who will be placed at the Prairie State Legal Services’ office in Rock Island.

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