We are so grateful to our PILI Alumni and friends for a fun and successful Order ON the Court last week! We had a great turn-out, and funds raised through event and raffle ticket sales went to support the PILI Alumni Named Internship Campaign.
Right now, Northwestern and Michigan are tied for the lead in PILI’s Donor Challenge Bracket, with Marquette and Oregon close behind. Want do see your team pull ahead? Buy your raffle tickets today!
All DC-area PILI Alumni and friends are invited to join PILI Executive Director Michael Bergmann and fellow Alumni to network with one another and to learn about what’s new with PILI.
Join the PILI Alumni Network Leadership Council on March 20th at Bar Louie, 333 North Dearborn, from 5:30-7:30, for the second round of the college basketball play-offs.
“Little justice is available for tenants who are often living in some of the worst conditions in Chicago. Working with these tenants to get relocation assistance or negotiating with banks so that they can stay in their apartments and get the necessary repairs done has been one of the most rewarding experiences I have had at LCBH.”
“My short time as a PILI Fellow made me realize that public interest work is essential to my future career satisfaction.”
Sarah, who was a PILI Intern in 2013, will be working at the Chicago Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law to promote child and community wellness by implementing a medical-legal partnership for Erie Family Health Center’s Spanish-speaking population.
The 2013 recipient of PILI’s Distinguished Fellow Alumni Award is Max Stein. Max was a 2001 PILI Fellow at the Shriver Center and is now at Boodell & Domanskis. He has an active pro bono practice and serves as the president of the board of directors for the Chicago Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law.
The 2013 recipient of PILI’s Distinguished Intern Alumni Award is Marjie Nielsen, 2001 PILI Intern, who now works at the Chicago Legal Clinic. Marjie Nielsen has exhibited an unwavering dedication to serving the underserved throughout her legal career.
PILI is partnering with Center for Disability & Elder Law’s Senior Center Initiative to provide pro bono legal assistance to seniors in preparing durable Powers of Attorney for Health Care and Property and Living Will Declarations.