PILI Alumni Spotlight: April Faith-Slaker, 2006 Law Student Intern

“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.”

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PILI Alumni Spotlight: Jajah Wu, 2010 Graduate Fellow

“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.”

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PILI Pro Bono Spotlight: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

“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.”

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PILI Board Member Spotlight: Lisa McCraw

“I have really enjoyed being a member of the board. It is an honor to be part of such an organization.”

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Support PILI in Closing the Justice Gap

We are doing more than ever to expand legal aid for those who need it most, and we hope you will join us in this mission by making a donation to PILI today.

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PILI Executive Director Michael Bergmann Named Chair of the ABA Judicial Division

Michael is the first public interest attorney and only the third non-judge to hold this position.

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PILI Announces School-Year Internship Allocations

This coming fall and spring, PILI will fund 15 Law Student Interns at 10 legal service agencies in Chicago, our largest class of school-year Interns ever.

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PILI Alumna Elizabeth Lewis Elected to Board of Directors

Elizabeth is a partner at McDermott Will & Emery and the Chair of PILI’s Alumni Network Leadership Council.

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PILI Bids Farewell to Four Board Members

As our current fiscal year closes, Adam Gross, Adam Schwartz, Emily Coffey and Catherine Cottle have completed their terms on PILI’s Board.

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