Lindsey Schmeidler, John Adams, Megan Harkins and Rebecca Canary-King will serve as 2016 Representatives.
Four attorneys assisted six low-income clients with legal issues such as adult guardianships, divorces and landlord/tenent disputes.
“I have found that my passions are working on justice gap issues. I feel very lucky to have been able to spend my legal career in various public service endeavors.”
“My commitment to service is at the center of my legal practice. I find my community service and pro bono work to be deeply rewarding, and a way to give my time and skills to improve the court system, the legal profession and the lives of the people we serve.”
Jordan Heinz of Kirkland & Ellis LLP is the new Chair and Charles Golbert of the Office of the Cook County Public Guardian will serve as the new Vice Chair.
There are open Council positions, you just have to be a PILI Alum and let us know you are interested by August 31st!
Eight attorneys served five low-income clients with legal needs.
PILI Alumni will provide a free legal clinic for low-income senior landlords with the Elder Law and Wellness Initiative.
She will work at Equip for Equality, advocating for victims of sexual abuse and sex trafficking.
“PILI has provided me with an invaluable network of individuals who are committed to public service work and to fostering the commitment in the next generation of attorneys.”