PILI Alumni Spotlight: Colleen Bisher-Fry, 2009 Law Student Intern

“Interning at CGLA was my first opportunity to be in court, standing before the bench, asking for dates and arguing motions.”

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PILI Alumni Spotlight: Cara Hendrickson, 2001 Graduate Fellow

“PILI is a very good model for cooperation between the private bar and the public interest, and I’ve drawn on that model in the rest of my career.”

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Pro Bono Spotlight: Kavanagh, Scully, Sudow, White & Frederick, P.C.

“We believe that it is important to be a part of the community where you live and work, and to respect our neighbors, regardless of their income level.”

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PILI Board Member Spotlight: Dan Lindsey

“In the end, it’s all about the clients. They’re the ones who inspire us. They’re the ones whose fights we join.”

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Announcing the Ruth Ann Schmitt Legal Aid Internship

A grant award of $30,000 from LTF will create the “Ruth Ann Schmitt Legal Aid Internship” to support one Intern each summer.

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PILI Alumna Amanda Walsh Receives Prestigious Equal Justice Works Fellowship

Amanda will work at the AIDS Legal Council of Chicago to establish the Family Preservation Project.

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PILI Hosts Forum on Pro Bono in Peoria, IL

Over 80 representatives from the legal community gathered to discuss the future of pro bono in the Tenth Judicial Circuit.

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25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disability Act Commemoration June 24th

The cocktail reception will take place at the Henry Chandler Gallery at Access Living at 115 W Chicago Ave. PILI is sponsoring the event and we hope to see you there!

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PILI Announces Its 2015 Named and Honorary Interns

This year, thirteen Summer Interns hold Named or Honorary Internship positions, created by special funding commitments from individuals and groups dedicated to promoting public interest law.

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PILI Welcomes Summer 2015 Interns and Fellows!

This year, 44 Law Student Interns and 80 Graduate Fellows will provide legal services for clients at one of PILI’s 56 Participating Agencies.

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