Encouraging Experiences in the Public Interest: Takeaways from the 2018 Law School Pro Bono Roundtable

On July 17th, 17 law school representatives met at PILI’s annual Law School Pro Bono Roundtable to discuss best practices, successful strategies and collaboration opportunities.

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Kevin Fee Elected to PILI Board of Directors

“I am extremely excited to join the board of such a storied organization. PILI has done so much good in our community and I look forward to helping PILI continue to achieve its mission however I can.”

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PILI Launches Twentieth Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committee

PILI’s Twentieth Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committee will hold its first meeting on June 26th.

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Guest Post: Helping Veterans through the Illinois Armed Forces Legal Aid Network

Illinois is home to somewhere near 1 million veterans, active duty service members, members of the national guard, and spouses and dependents of the same. Illinois is also home to the most comprehensive statewide network of civil legal service providers dedicated to assisting that population in the country.

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Polk Bros. Foundation Awards $110,000 Grant to PILI Over Two Years

This funding supports the Law Student Internship Program.

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PILI Announces its 2018 Pro Bono Recognition Roster

This year, 45 law firms and corporations were named to the Recognition Roster.

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PILI Joins Illinois Armed Forces Legal Aid Network

PILI will start placing pro bono referrals for veterans, active duty military and their spouses and dependents with volunteers outside of Cook County.

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PILI Joins Illinois Armed Forces Legal Aid Network

PILI will start placing pro bono referrals for veterans, active duty military and their spouses and dependents with volunteers outside of Cook County.

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Thank You to Volunteers at the June Legal Prep Community Law Clinic

Volunteers helped five clients with cases involving divorce, decedent’s estate, guardianship, adoption and insurance issues.

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Volunteers Served 47 Clients in Need at Bloomington Legal Fair

During this half-day event co-sponsored by PILI’s Eleventh Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committee, 22 volunteers served 47 clients. This is the largest number of clients served at the Legal Advice Fair to date.

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