PILI Alumni Spotlight: Shawna Boothe, 2013 Graduate Fellow

“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.”

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Announcing New Chair of Alumni Network Leadership Council

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.

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Be Part of PILI’s Alumni Network Leadership Council

There are open Council positions, you just have to be a PILI Alum and let us know you are interested by August 31st!

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Run with Team PILI at Race Judicata!

The PILI Alumni Network Leadership Council invites you to join PILI at Race Judicata® 2016, a 5K Run/Walk benefiting Chicago Volunteer Legal Services.

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Legal Prep Clinic Adopted by Latham & Watkins

Eight attorneys served five low-income clients with legal needs.

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Volunteer for PILI’s Alumni Network Service Day, August 24th

PILI Alumni will provide a free legal clinic for low-income senior landlords with the Elder Law and Wellness Initiative.

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Equal Justice Works Fellowship Awarded to PILI Alum Lydia Ness

She will work at Equip for Equality, advocating for victims of sexual abuse and sex trafficking.

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PILI Alumni Spotlight: Cristina Headley, 2009 Law Student Intern

“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.”

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PILI Alumni Spotlight: Kristen Hudson, 2003 Graduate Fellow

“My experience as a PILI Fellow has created my lasting belief that lawyers have the responsibility and duty to provide pro bono legal services to support the community’s needs.”

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Attendees of PILI Alumni CLE See Behind the Scenes of Landmark Pro Bono Case

The pro bono collaboration of Rasho v. Walker drastically improved mental healthcare in Illinois prisons.

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