PILI Announces its 2020 Pro Bono Recognition Roster

This year, 47 law firms and corporations were named to the Recognition Roster.

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Statement from Board President and Executive Director of PILI

This statement was issued by the President of the Board of Directors and the Executive Director of PILI.

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PILI Welcomes Jessica Schneider as New Managing Attorney

Jessica is responsible for helping to expand and enhance pro bono legal assistance across Illinois by overseeing the work of PILI’s Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committees, Illinois Free Legal Answers, and PILI’s participation in the Illinois Armed Forces Legal Aid Network (IL-AFLAN).

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PILI Welcomes 2020 Interns and Fellows at Virtual Orientation

Over 130 law students and recent graduates logged in to learn how to better serve their clients and organizations this summer.

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May PILI Post

See what we’ve been up to this month.

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2020 Annual Pro Bono Reception Goes Virtual

Even in these challenging times, there is much to celebrate in terms of the life-changing pro bono work being performed across Illinois.

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Guest Post: The State’s Responsibility to Equal Justice

The Illinois General Assembly will be reconvening this week to begin final budget negotiations. Please contact your state legislators as soon as possible and urge them to protect the civil legal aid appropriation in the FY 21 budget. Our advocacy tool makes it quick and easy.

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Meet the 2020 Class of Summer Interns and Fellows

This year, 48 summer Law Student Interns and 63 Graduate Fellows will provide 38,100 hours of legal services.

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Hosting Remote Internships & Fellowships: Highlights from the 2020 Legal Service Agency Roundtable

On May 13th, representatives from Illinois legal service agencies met over Zoom for the Legal Service Agency Roundtable. This year, the group discussed hosting remote internships & fellowships during the pandemic. PILI Senior Managing Attorney Brent Page started out by giving an overview of the feedback given by 2019 PILI Interns, Fellows and Supervisors. He […]

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Jerome Mirza Foundation Renews Grant to PILI

The Mirza Foundation has granted PILI $30,000 to support our statewide efforts to promote public interest law and pro bono service.

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