Forum on Pro Bono Looks at ABA Study on Pro Bono

On October 3, 2017, PILI held its Illinois Forum on Pro Bono at The Chicago Bar Association with over 70 people in attendance. The Illinois Forum on Pro Bono is held annually and brings together a cross-section of pro bono stakeholders to discuss the ideas and strategies to expand and enhance pro bono in Illinois. […]

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Thank You for Supporting PILI’s 40th Anniversary Awards Gala!

We raised over $365,000, including just over $40,000 at the event itself, to support our programs and kick off the next 40 years of service.

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PILI Internship Application System Open to First-Year Law Students

As of December 1st, first-year law students can apply for a summer PILI Law Student Internship. Students can apply through PILI’s website by following the link below. [button href=”https://pili.org/internships/apply-for-a-2018-summer-pili-internship”]Apply Now[/button] Agencies will receive applications immediately and can begin interviews at anytime so it is best to apply early. PILI’s Law Student Internship Program connects law students […]

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Guest Post: From Intern to Supporter, An Alum’s Experience With PILI

In working to give back to an organization that supported me and does so much to support the public interest legal community, I find that PILI continues to provide me unique opportunities to engage and connect.

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Kirkland & Ellis LLP and United Airlines Inc Jointly Adopt the November Legal Prep Community Law Clinic

Thanks to 4 attorneys from Kirkland & Ellis and 4 attorneys from United Airlines who volunteered.

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Fall 2017 Interns Wrap Up Semester

Eight Interns provided 1,600 hours of legal services helping those in need.

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Firms and Corporations Increasing Donations for PILI’s 40th Anniversary

PILI is extremely grateful to those that have pledged new or increased support this year to celebrate our 40th Anniversary.

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Thank You to Brinks Gilson & Lione for Adopting October’s Legal Prep Community Law Clinic!

PILI is grateful to the attorneys at Brinks Gilson & Lione who came to volunteer at the Legal Prep Community Law Clinic on Tuesday, October 17th. This is a monthly clinic hosted by PILI’s Alumni Network Leadership Council at Legal Prep Charter Academies in conjunction with Chicago Volunteer Legal Services. CVLS refers clients from the […]

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Guest Post: “I Don’t Have Time For Pro Bono!”

This is a guest post from Scott Vogelmeier, a Senior Compliance Analyst at State Farm Bank in Bloomington and a member of the Eleventh Circuit Pro Bono Committee.

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PILI Executive Director Talks Pro Bono Week in Chicago Daily Law Bulletin

On Wenesday, October 18th, PILI Executive Director Michael Bergmann appeared in an article about National Pro Bono Week.

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