Update on ABA Pro Bono Survery Conducted in Illinois

In early 2017, the Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Access to Justice—in partnership with the Chicago Bar Foundation, the Illinois Bar Foundation, and the Public Interest Law Initiative—released a statewide survey to hear directly from attorneys about their experiences with pro bono.

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Announcing Christina M. Tchen as PILI’s 40th Anniversary Awards Gala Speaker

Christina M. Tchen has been announced as the special guest speaker at PILI’s 40th Anniversary Awards Gala on Thursday, November 30th at the Palmer House Hilton.

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Thanks to Reed Smith for Adopting September’s Legal Prep Community Law Clinic!

On Tuesday, September 19th, Reed Smith attorneys adopted the Legal Prep Community Law Clinic in the Garfield Park neighborhood. This is Reed Smith’s third time adopting the clinic!

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PILI Increases Internship Funding by Nearly 18 Percent Over Last Fiscal Year

The increased funding includes a $500 stipend increase for all PILI Interns as well as three new summer Interns.

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Adopt an Evening of PILI’s Legal Prep Community Law Clinic

PILI is looking for firms with PILI Alumni to adopt an evening at the Legal Prep Community Law Clinic in 2018.

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Guest Post: An Open Letter to PILI Interns, Fellows and Recent Alumni

A guest post from Charles P. Golbert, the Chair of our Alumni Network Leadership Council.

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Help the Victims of Hurricane Harvey & Irma

Many thousands of people are going to need legal help for storm-related issues.

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Law School Representatives Meet for 2017 Roundtable

They discussed successful programs and the impact of recent events on law schools and their students.

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Discussing Hot Topics in Family Law

PILI’s Fifth and Sixth Judicial Pro Bono Committees and Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Foundation provided a complimentary CLEs on “Hot Topics in Family Law” in June and July.

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PILI Alumni Spotlight: Ruth Lopez-McCarthy, 2007 & 2008 Law Student Intern

“The relationships I made as a PILI Intern and Alum have thoroughly enhanced my personal life and career as an attorney.”

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