A Timeline of PILI’s 40 Years

As PILI celebrates its 40th Anniversary, learn more about some of our biggest accomplishments since our founding in 1977.

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PILI Alumni Spotlight: Sarah Ritchey, 2004 Law Student Intern

“It was an eye opener to see how much power you can have with your license and how much help you can give to those less fortunate, sometimes without even leaving your office.”

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PILI Alumni Spotlight: Paula Kim, 2005 Graduate Fellow

“Being a PILI Fellow while studying for the bar is one of the many reminders that no matter how busy you are, there is always time to serve the public interest.”

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Pro Bono Spotlight: Simmons Hanly Conroy

“Simmons’ efforts are important in ensuring that Madison County residents’ legal needs are met and everyone has a chance to achieve justice.”

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PILI Board Member Spotlight: Phillip Mohr

“I think PILI is a great organization that provides substantial benefit to the Illinois legal community.”

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Panel Discusses Supervising Interns and Fellows at Legal Service Agency Roundtable

The program was about “Creating the Ultimate Internship and Fellowship Experience.”

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Join PILI for “On the Table,” May 16th

PILI’s Executive Director, Michael Bergmann, will moderate a discussion about how representatives of Chicago’s legal community are uniquely positioned to collaborate to support the city and its neighborhoods.

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Eleventh Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committee Co-Sponsors Successful Legal Advice Fair in Bloomington

During this half-day event, 21 attorneys and 8 paralegals served 35 clients.

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Chapman and Cutler Adopt April Legal Prep Community Law Clinic

PILI is grateful to the attorneys who volunteered on Tuesday, April 19th.

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PILI Launches Pro Bono Committee in Affiliation with the DuPage County Bar Association

These groups will work to enhance equal access to justice by encouraging and promoting pro bono work in DuPage County

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