Meet the 2020 Class of Summer Interns and Fellows

This year, 48 summer Law Student Interns and 63 Graduate Fellows will provide 38,100 hours of legal services.

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Hosting Remote Internships & Fellowships: Highlights from the 2020 Legal Service Agency Roundtable

On May 13th, representatives from Illinois legal service agencies met over Zoom for the Legal Service Agency Roundtable. This year, the group discussed hosting remote internships & fellowships during the pandemic. PILI Senior Managing Attorney Brent Page started out by giving an overview of the feedback given by 2019 PILI Interns, Fellows and Supervisors. He […]

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Jerome Mirza Foundation Renews Grant to PILI

The Mirza Foundation has granted PILI $30,000 to support our statewide efforts to promote public interest law and pro bono service.

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Illinois Bar Foundation to Renew $15,000 Grant to PILI

This helps fund the Pro Bono Initiative Program, including the work of our Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committees.

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Op-Ed: Find Help in Legal Aid

Unemployment, domestic violence, missing rent and getting food stamps are not new issues, but they are becoming more common as the pandemic continues. While there are doctors and nurses taking care of sick patients, there are others on the sidelines willing to help others negatively impacted by the effects of the pandemic. One of these helpers is the legal aid lawyer.

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Op-Ed: Find Help in Legal Aid

Unemployment, domestic violence, missing rent and getting food stamps are not new issues, but they are becoming more common as the pandemic continues. While there are doctors and nurses taking care of sick patients, there are others on the sidelines willing to help others negatively impacted by the effects of the pandemic. One of these helpers is the legal aid lawyer.

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PILI Receives $20,000 Grant from Alphawood Foundation

Alphawood Foundation is a Chicago-based, grant-making private foundation working for an equitable, just, and humane society.

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PILI Executive Director Michael G. Bergmann Appointed to ABA Coronavirus Task Force

PILI Executive Director Michael G. Bergmann has been appointed to the American Bar Association’s Coronavirus Task Force. In response to the growing legal needs of Americans arising from the coronavirus (COVID-19), the American Bar Association has created this nationwide task force of volunteer lawyers and judges from across the legal profession. The task force will identify the legal needs arising from the pandemic, make recommendations to address those needs, and help mobilize volunteer lawyers and legal professionals to assist people who need help.

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PILI Receives Renewed Funding from the Helen Brach Foundation

The grant award of $10,000 will help support our Law Student Internship Program.

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March 2020 PILI Post

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