Since Friday, October 23rd, PILI has been participating in the national celebration of Pro Bono Week. If ever there was a year where a week of celebration was needed, 2020 certainly was the year! And, celebrate we did, even if we had to go all virtual this year instead of traveling the state to be […]
PILI launched the First Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committee on October 23, 2020. This is PILI’s ninth such committee.
During its 2020 Pro Bono Week celebration, PILI will recognize the extraordinary pro bono contributions of attorneys in five of Illinois’ judicial circuits.
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.