2015 Distinguished PILI Intern Alumni Award: Cynthia Cornelius

“Cynthia is making a significant contribution to developing a new generation of future lawyers who understand their responsibility to extend legal services to some of our most vulnerable members of society and to do so with a generous heart.”

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2015 Distinguished PILI Fellow Alumni Award: Jordan Heinz

“Jordan treats each pro bono client as special. He connects with his clients and does his very best for them. Jordan is, without a doubt, the kindest, most sincere, dedicated PILl Alumnus doing pro bono work today.”

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2015 Pro Bono Initiative Award: United Airlines

“The needs and rewards from giving back to the community and helping those in need are so great that everyone should be given the opportunity and resources to make it a priority.”

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2015 Distinguished Public Service Award: Chief Justice Rita B. Garman

“She has opened doors for other women lawyers, encouraged judges to improve their skills, and led efforts to make the justice system in our state more fair. “

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PILI Mourns the Passing of Roger Pascal

We extend our condolences to Roger’s family, and are thankful for his great example of volunteerism and years of service to PILI.

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Make a gift to PILI this holiday season

Make a donation on our website, or text “PILI” to 243725 to make a donation on your phone.

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Aharon Kaye and Cindy Wilson Join PILI’s Board of Directors

Aharon is a partner at Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP, and Cindy is a clinical professor at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law.

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PILI Celebrates One Year of the Legal Prep Community Law Clinic

Thank you to all those who volunteered and helped coordinate the clinic so far! We are excited to continue this program next year.

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Thank You to Kirkland & Ellis LLP for Adopting the November Legal Prep Community Law Clinic

Six attorneys from Kirkland & Ellis LLP volunteered at the November Legal Prep Community Law Clinic, providing free legal assistance to six clients.

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PILI Alumni Spotlight: Amanda Walsh, 2015 Law Student Intern

“In five, ten, fifteen years and beyond, I plan to continue serving and fighting for this vulnerable population and I am so thankful to PILI for helping me start my career.”

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