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