“The PILI Fellowship was an amazing learning experience for me,” he states. “I wanted to help ensure that future Fellows had an experience similar to mine. I couldn’t think of a better way to stay involved than service as the Fellow Representative.”
During her PILI Internship at BPI last summer, Militza worked primarily in their Public Housing and Political Reform departments. “I enjoyed the type of work that I did and the opportunities to learn about ways that lawyers can play a role in developing anti-poverty policies,” she said.
2Ls can now apply for PILI’s Summer 2015 Law Student Internship Program, and 3Ls whose firms offer the Graduate Fellowship Program can also now apply. The application period for 1Ls opens December 1.
They were chosen from more than 1,400 nominations from across the state for their intelligence, passion, success in the office, desire to help the community, and willingness to work hard at one of the country’s most important professions.
Dick previously served as Vice President of PILI’s Board, and has been heavily involved in PILI’s strategic planning and fund development initiatives. “It is a privilege to continue my work with PILI’s talented and dedicated board and staff as President of PILI’s Board of Directors,” says Dick.
The Chicago Daily Law Bulletin ran a feature article on PILI Intern Militza Pagan, a second-year law student at Chicago-Kent College of Law who was selected as this year’s Jerome Gilson Honorary Intern.