IBF, ILAO & PILI Announce Changes to Illinois Free Legal Answers

After establishing this project in Illinois in 2017 and building a solid foundation for its future, ILAO will transition the state administrator role for the site to PILI as of August 1, 2019. At that time, PILI will take over the day-to-day operations of the site including volunteer recruitment, management and training with the help of funding from the IBF.

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Thank you for supporting our Annual Pro Bono Reception!

Together, we raised over $85,000 to support PILI’s Pro Bono Program.

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PILI Introduces New Mission, Vision & Value Statements

PILI recently announced that it has adopted revised mission and vision statements as well as a new value statement. The below video was shown to attendees at PILI’s Annual Pro Bono Reception on June 19th to introduce the new mission statement. PILI Executive Director Michael Bergmann told those assembled that he was “very excited about […]

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PILI Announces its 2019 Pro Bono Recognition Roster

This year, 48 law firms and corporations were named to the Recognition Roster.

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Illinois Equal Justice Foundation Renews Grant for IL-AFLAN

PILI is grateful to the Illinois Equal Justice Foundation for their $36,000 grant to support PILI’s ongoing participation in the Illinois Armed Forces Legal Aid Network (IL-AFLAN). 

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United Airlines Sponsors First Named PILI Internship

United Airlines has been a longtime supporter of PILI and this year has increased their donation to sponsor their first Named PILI Internship.

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Chicago Community Trust Provides New Funding to Support Summer Educational Seminar Series

PILI is grateful to the Chicago Community Trust for providing a new grant of $4,000 to PILI to help fund the 2019 Educational Seminar Series. 

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PILI Alumni Spotlight: Maria Kutnick, 2004 PILI Intern

“I’m so thankful that I was selected as a PILI Intern. It was the impetus for my legal career.”

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PILI Announces Its 2019 Named and Honorary Interns

This summer, 22 Law Student Interns hold Named or Honorary Internshippositions, which are created and funded by individuals and groups dedicated to promoting public interest law.

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