2013 PILI Fellow Alumni Award: Max Stein

The 2013 recipient of PILI’s Distinguished Fellow Alumni Award is Max Stein. Max was a 2001 PILI Fellow at the Shriver Center and is now at Boodell & Domanskis. He has an active pro bono practice and serves as the president of the board of directors for the Chicago Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law.

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2013 PILI Intern Alumni Award: Marjie Nielsen

The 2013 recipient of PILI’s Distinguished Intern Alumni Award is Marjie Nielsen, 2001 PILI Intern, who now works at the Chicago Legal Clinic. Marjie Nielsen has exhibited an unwavering dedication to serving the underserved throughout her legal career.

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2013 Pro Bono Initiative Award: DLA Piper

The recipient of PILI’s 2013 Pro Bono Initiative Award is DLA Piper (US) LLP. As one of the largest law firms in the world, DLA Piper develops, manages and delivers quality pro bono legal services in immense size, scale and scope.

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Register now for PILI’s first Alumni Service Project

PILI is partnering with Center for Disability & Elder Law’s Senior Center Initiative to provide pro bono legal assistance to seniors in preparing durable Powers of Attorney for Health Care and Property and Living Will Declarations.

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Pro Bono Week with PILI

PILI is co-sponsoring and participating in several events across the city, state, and even the country during National Pro Bono Week. We hope to see you at one or more of these events!

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Summer 2014 Law Student Internship Application Opens Today for 2Ls

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until all agencies have completed their hiring, usually by March, but law students are encouraged to apply early, as this process can be highly competitive.

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Pro Bono Spotlight: Hinshaw & Culbertson

Hinshaw & Culbertson, a Chicago-based firm with more than 500 attorneys in 23 offices across the United States, is on the PILI Pro Bono Recognition Roster, and is the 2013 recipient of the Chicago Legal Clinic’s Charles J. O’Laughlin Memorial Award.

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Alumni Spotlight: Marc Katz, 2009 PILI Fellow

Marc Katz leads the Alumni Service Team of PILI’s Alumni Network Leadership Council. He served as a PILI Fellow in 2009 at the MacArthur Justice Center of the Bluhm Legal Clinic at Northwestern University School of Law.

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Alumni Spotlight: Emily Seymore, 2009 PILI Intern

Emily Seymore is the leader of the Alumni Fundraising Team of the PILI Alumni Network Leadership Council and was an Intern at LAF working on their their Public Benefits Hotline.

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PILI Executive Director Michael Bergmann named to “40 Under Forty”

This list recognizes forty exemplary young attorneys in Illinois every year from among hundreds of nominations.

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