Chicago Community Trust Provides New Funding to Support Summer Educational Seminar Series

PILI is grateful to the Chicago Community Trust for providing a new grant of $4,000 to PILI to help fund the 2019 Educational Seminar Series. 

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Read the May 2019 PILI Post

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PILI Alumni Spotlight: Maria Kutnick, 2004 PILI Intern

“I’m so thankful that I was selected as a PILI Intern. It was the impetus for my legal career.”

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PILI Announces Its 2019 Named and Honorary Interns

This summer, 22 Law Student Interns hold Named or Honorary Internshippositions, which are created and funded by individuals and groups dedicated to promoting public interest law.

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PILI Celebrates Law Day 2019 with Legal Answers Pro Bono Clinics

In celebration of Law Day, PILI hosted several Legal Answers Pro Bono Clinics to train lawyers on how to answer civil legal questions posted on Illinois Legal Aid Online’s Legal Answers website.

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Thank you to Latham & Watkins for Adopting May Legal Prep Clinic

Volunteers assisted three low-income clients with legal issues including adoption, descendent’s estate and breach of contract.

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John F. Smiekel Foundation Gives New Grant to PILI

PILI is so grateful to the John F. Smiekel Foundation for supporting PILI for the first time with a $16,500 grant.

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Getting Buy-In for Pro Bono: Highlights from the 2019 Corporate Pro Bono Roundtable

On April 24th, representatives from Illinois corporate legal departments met at the offices of Hinshaw & Culbertson for PILI’s annual Corporate Pro Bono Roundtable. This year, the group discussed getting buy-in and resources from their companies to increase the impact of pro bono programs.

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Guest Post: Stopping Adult Financial Exploitation (S.A.F.E.)

This is a guest post from PILI Alum Elise Robie, Staff Attorney at the Center for Disability and Elder Law (CDEL), where she coordinates the Stopping Adult Financial Exploitation (S.A.F.E.) Program for the CDEL. S.A.F.E. provides advocacy, representation, community outreach for adults experiencing financial exploitation and educational programming to representatives to prevent and protect clients […]

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Introducing 2016-2020 Alumni Class Representatives

PILI has recently added new Alumni Class Representatives for the the 2016-2020 Class: Nicole Joseph and Priya Desai.

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