In December, we announced that our theme for 2020 would be “Defining Justice.” Little did we know what this year would have in store for all of us, and how much the notion of justice would be both emphasized and challenged.
The work of defining justice continues. Find out what we’ve been up to this month.
This year, 47 law firms and corporations were named to the Recognition Roster.
This statement was issued by the President of the Board of Directors and the Executive Director of PILI.
Jessica is responsible for helping to expand and enhance pro bono legal assistance across Illinois by overseeing the work of PILI’s Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committees, Illinois Free Legal Answers, and PILI’s participation in the Illinois Armed Forces Legal Aid Network (IL-AFLAN).
Over 130 law students and recent graduates logged in to learn how to better serve their clients and organizations this summer.
Even in these challenging times, there is much to celebrate in terms of the life-changing pro bono work being performed across Illinois.
The Illinois General Assembly will be reconvening this week to begin final budget negotiations. Please contact your state legislators as soon as possible and urge them to protect the civil legal aid appropriation in the FY 21 budget. Our advocacy tool makes it quick and easy.