Making the Most of the Intern and Fellow Experience: Highlights from the 2019 Legal Service Agency Roundtable

On March 13th, representatives from Illinois public interest law agencies met at the offices of Katten Muchin Rosenman for PILI’s annual Legal Service Agency Roundtable.

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PILI Alumni Spotlight: Patricia Varona Garcia, 2018 Law Student Intern

PILI is excited to welcome Patricia Varona Garcia to our Alumni Network Leadership Council as the 2018 Law Student Intern Alumni Representative. Each year, PILI appoints one Intern and one Fellow from the most recent class to serve on the council for a two-year term. Patricia is a second-year law student at the John Marshall […]

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PILI Alumni Spotlight: Patricia Varona Garcia, 2018 Law Student Intern

PILI is excited to welcome Patricia Varona Garcia to our Alumni Network Leadership Council as the 2018 Law Student Intern Alumni Representative. Each year, PILI appoints one Intern and one Fellow from the most recent class to serve on the council for a two-year term. Patricia is a second-year law student at the John Marshall […]

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PILI Alumni Spotlight: Nidhi Narielwala, 2018 Graduate Fellow

“My PILI Fellowship was the perfect start to my career after law school. It gave me valuable insight into the hardships faced by indigent and minority communities when dealing with the judicial system.”

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PILI Alumni Spotlight: Nidhi Narielwala, 2018 Graduate Fellow

“My PILI Fellowship was the perfect start to my career after law school. It gave me valuable insight into the hardships faced by indigent and minority communities when dealing with the judicial system.”

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Volunteers from Ropes & Gray Assist Clients at Legal Prep Community Law Clinic

They assisted low-income clients with legal issues including adoption, HIPAA, adult guardianship and foreclosure.

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Pro Bono Is the Key to Expanding Access to Our Courts

This article, written by PILI Executive Director Michael Bergmann and PILI Program Manager Brent Page, originally appeared as a feature on www.americanbar.org. 

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Pro Se May Be a Solution, But it’s Also a Symptom: A Response to The Atlantic’s “The DIY Divorce”

This post is a response to the recent “DIY Divorce” article appearing in The Atlantic.

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PILI Alumni Spotlight: Pilar G. Mendez, 2018 Law Student Intern

“I have focused my career thus far on people and worked on issues and policy areas aimed at improving access to care and closing the justice gap. Though I am still in school, my commitment to service is inherent in everything I do.”

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PILI Alumni Spotlight: Irene Hickey Sullivan, 2018 Graduate Fellow

“Although I have only been an attorney for a few months, I have prioritized making pro bono service a consistent component of my practice.”

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