2020 Annual Pro Bono Reception

In 2020, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, PILI held a week-long Annual Pro Bono Reception to celebrate the amazing pro bono work being done throughout Illinois. Over the week of June 15-19, 2020, PILI shared a daily feature presentation premiering on PILI's Facebook page and YouTube channel.

Day One: The celebration kicked-off with PILI Board President Sarah Bernstein and Executive Director Michael Bergmann. Watch Monday's video on our YouTube channel »

Day Two: Illinois Supreme Court Chief Justice Anne M. Burke joined us to deliver remarks and to congratulate the law firms and corporations named to PILI's 2020 Pro Bono Recognition Roster. Watch Tuesday's video on our YouTube channel »

Day Three: PILI Executive Director sat down with ABA President Judy Perry Martinez for a discussion about how lawyers can help during this time through pro bono service and legal aid. Watch Wednesday's video on our YouTube channel »

Day Four: Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul joined us to deliver remarks and to congratulate those individuals named to PILI's inaugural Pro Bono Volunteer Honor Roll. Watch Thursday's video on our YouTube channel »

Day Five: We wrapped up the celebration. Watch Friday's video on our YouTube channel »

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