This is the largest amount of money that PILI has ever committed to Internship funding, and reflects the first increase in PILI’s Intern stipend in 10 years.
Five volunteer lawyers assisted clients on September 8th.
“It was very humbling to be put in the position where people were looking to me for help, and having the responsibility to then figure out how I could best help them.”
“The work I did through my PILI Fellowship gave me the tools to start off on the right foot in my legal career. More importantly, my work as a PILI gave me an internal compass, and a sense that I was truly making a difference in the lives of the children I served.”
“Over the years, I have been impressed by the positive results that Katten attorneys have been able to realize on behalf of clients who might not otherwise have access to legal representation.”
Michael is the first public interest attorney and only the third non-judge to hold this position.
Elizabeth is a partner at McDermott Will & Emery and the Chair of PILI’s Alumni Network Leadership Council.