Thank You to Ropes & Gray for Volunteering at the March Legal Prep Clinic

Thank you to attorneys from Ropes & Gray who volunteered at PILI’s Legal Prep Community Law Clinic on March 3rd! Nine volunteers assisted clients with legal needs including child support and landlord and tenant issues.

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Happy Valentine’s Day from PILI Alumni

Happy Valentine’s Day! We spoke with one of our PILI Alumni Couples, John and Jami Gekas, about their experience as PILIs and how their commitment to service plays a role in their relationships. Jami was a PILI Fellow at Legal Aid Chicago in 2001 and is now a partner at Foley & Lardner. John was […]

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Volunteers from Chapman and Cutler Assist Clients at PILI Clinic

Thank you to attorneys from Chapman and Cutler who volunteered at PILI’s Legal Prep Community Law Clinic in February! Two volunteers assisted four clients with legal needs including decedent estates, contracts and defamation defense.

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PILI Alumni Spotlight: Nora Cygan, 2019 Law Student Intern

“Since my Internship has ended, I am more eager than ever to work hard to help clients achieve the best possible representation.”

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PILI Alumni Spotlight: Shenna Johnson, 2019 Graduate Fellow

“I will ensure that pro bono is not an afterthought, but rather, a consistent component of my practice.”

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Kirkland & Ellis Assists Clients at November PILI Clinic

Four attorneys assisted three clients with legal problems including guardianship, eviction and other landlord/tenant issues.

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Job Postings for PILI Alumni

PILI often is asked to pass along job postings in both the private and public sectors that might be of interest to our former Interns and Fellows from employers looking for candidates with a commitment to service.

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Thank You to Brinks, Gilson & Lione for Volunteering at the Legal Prep Clinic

Thank you to attorneys from Brinks Gilson & Lione who volunteered at PILI’s Legal Prep Community Law Clinic in October! Attorneys volunteered to assist clients with legal issues including adoption, probate, guardianship and family law.

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PILI Welcomes Jessica Schneider as 2019-2020 Alumni Network Leadership Council Chair

“The PILI Alumni are more than a network, it’s a community of people supporting each other.”

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Reed Smith Attorney Volunteer at Legal Prep Community Law Clinic

Thank you to attorneys from Reed Smith LLP who volunteered at PILI’s Legal Prep Community Law Clinic in September! They spent the evening assisting low-income clients with legal issues including minor guardianship, landlord-tenant dispute and decedent’s estate.

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