Watch the 2021 Annual Awards Luncheon

PILI’s 2021 Annual Awards Luncheon was held on Wednesday, December 1st and brought together the Illinois legal community both in person and virtually to celebrate the very best aspects of the legal profession.

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What a Celebration! Wrapping Up Pro Bono Week 2021

During the week of October 24th to 30th, PILI participated in the national celebration of Pro Bono Week. Celebrated annually and organized nationally by the American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service, Pro Bono Week is intended to inspire even greater pro bono participation by lawyers throughout the nation. 

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PILI Recognized Five Attorneys During Pro Bono Week 2021

During virtual celebrations as part of our 2021 Pro Bono Week celebration, PILI recognized the extraordinary pro bono contributions of five attorneys through its Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committees.

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Major Gift Helps Establish PILI’s Pro Bono Program Endowment Fund

Earlier this year, PILI received a significant donation from a former member of its Board of Directors in honor of one of PILI’s founders, Thomas Nicholson, and to establish an endowment fund to sustain and grow PILI’s Pro Bono Program.

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PILI Launches Two New Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committees

PILI launched two new Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committees in the Second and Twenty-Third Judicial Circuits in September.

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Michael Bergmann is Special Guest Columnist for Illinois Courts Connect

Illinois Supreme Court Justice Anne M. Burke invited PILI Executive Director Michael Bergmann to be a special guest columnist in the August 2021 edition of Illinois Courts Connect, the monthly newsletter of the Illinois Judicial Branch.

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PILI Partners with the Illinois Judges Association on Pro Bono

PILI has partnered with the Illinois Judges Association (IJA) to advance pro bono with the IJA’s membership over the next year.

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PILI Receives Eviction Response Grant

PILI receives Eviction Response Grant from Illinois Equal Justice Foundation and Illinois Department of Human Services.

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Did You Know All That PILI Does?

PILI is doing more than ever to fulfill its mission to engage, inspire and empower those advancing equal access to justice.

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PILI Mourns the Passing of Life Director Christopher Horsch

PILI Life Director Christopher J. Horsch, 79, passed away on November 11, 2020.

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