Pro Bono Spotlight: Illinois Homeless Youth Handbook

“Baker is proud to combine the considerable talents of the in-house legal department of United Airlines, the expert team at the Law Project of the Chicago Coalition for the a Homeless and our own committed lawyers. The result is a new resource for Chicago youth to help them move from instability to success with legal insight and answers.”

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Board Member Spotlight: Judge Alison Conlon

“By serving on the Board and participating in PILI Board meetings, receptions and programming, I have come into contact with so many interesting and insightful people who think beyond themselves and are committed to ensuring that every single person has access to a fair day in court.”

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PILI Featured in Chicago Daily Law Bulletin Article on Community Law Clinic

“Rather Stanton, development director and co-founder at Legal Prep, said the community law clinic is “one of the more important things that we do and are doing” for West Garfield Park and nearby neighborhoods.”

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Press Release: PILI Launches Community Law Clinic at Legal Prep Charter Academy

“Legal Prep strives to be a cornerstone for positive change in the West Garfield Park community, and we couldn’t be more pleased to partner with PILI, PILI’s Alumni Network Leadership Council, and CVLS to build another bridge between the school and the community,” says Rather Stanton, Legal Prep’s Development Director & Co-Founder.

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PILI Alumna and Board Member Reena Bajowala Receives Leadership Award

Reena Bajowala, who was a PILI Intern and a PILI Fellow and currently serves on PILI’s Board of Directors, has been named a 2015 recipient of Womenetics’ POW! Awards, honoring women who demonstrate business leadership and community impact.

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Calling All DC-Area PILI Alumni!

PILI’s Executive Director, Michael Bergmann, will be in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, March 4 and will be hosting a Happy Hour for DC-area PILI Alumni and friends. We hope you will join Michael and fellow Alumni to network with one another and to learn about what’s new with PILI!

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Tickets on sale now for Order ON the Court!

Whether you’re an alum, a community partner, or someone interested in learning more about PILI, we hope you’ll join us for this fun night of watching basketball games with food, drinks, a raffle, and more.

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Volunteers needed for the Legal Prep Community Law Clinic in February!

Sign up today to volunteer at the next Legal Prep Community Law Clinic, a community-based clinic for the student families of Legal Prep in the Garfield Park neighborhood.

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PILI Board Member Allison Conlon Appointed Cook County Circuit Judge

Alison has served on PILI’s Board of Directors since 2012, and has been committed to pro bono work throughout her career. In addition to her board service with PILI, Alison currently serves on the Hearing Board of the Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission and on Catholic Charities’ advisory board.

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Apply Now for 2015 PILI Internships & Fellowships

Interested applicants can find useful information on our website about how to apply for Internships or Fellowships, as well as a list of legal service agencies hosting PILI Interns and Fellows and their position descriptions.

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