PILI Welcomes Eight Fall Semester Law Student Interns

PILI is excited to welcome eight fall Law Student Interns who will work 200 hours during the semester at legal service agencies in Chicago.

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PILI to Fund $312,000 in Public Interest Law Student Internship Grants in 2020-2021

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 […]

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Celebrate Pro Bono Week with PILI

The national celebration of Pro Bono Week is intended to inspire even greater pro bono participation by lawyers across the county. PILI hosts multiple events each year as part of the celebration.

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September PILI Post

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Seeking Volunteer Attorneys for New Appellate Pro Bono Opportunity

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.

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Introducing New Board of Directors Leadership and Members for FY2021

PILI’s Board of Directors elected John Bourke for a two-year term as Board President beginning on September 1, 2020.

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Introducing New Alumni Council and YPB Leadership

On September 1, 2020 PILI started a new fiscal year and welcomed new officers for two of our leadership bodies.

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Pro Bono in a Crisis: Highlights from the 2020 Law Firm Pro Bono Roundtable

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.

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Virtual Arcade for Legal Aid a Great Success

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.

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