PILI is excited to welcome eight fall Law Student Interns who will work 200 hours during the semester at legal service agencies in Chicago.
PILI will grant $312,000 to fund 60 Law Student Interns at 30 public interest law organizations across Illinois during the 2020-21 academic year and the summer of 2021. PILI’s Law Student Internship Program connects law students from across the country with public interest law agencies in Illinois and pays them for their work. PILI’s Law […]
This is the first-ever legal help desk for civil appeals in Illinois, which allows self-represented litigants to submit questions about their appeal through the Illinois Free Legal Answers platform for which PILI is the state administrator.
PILI’s Board of Directors elected John Bourke for a two-year term as Board President beginning on September 1, 2020.
On September 15th, law firm pro bono leaders met remotely for the Law Firm Pro Bono Roundtable. This year, the group discussed the impact of pro bono in a crisis.
Thank you to our many supporters!
On August 25th, PILI’s Young Professionals Board hosted its Arcade for Legal Aid fundraiser. Originally planned for April, the event had to be postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but thanks to the creativity and hard work of our YPB, the event was reimagined as a virtual gathering.