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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Chicago Volunteer Legal Services Adopts June Legal Prep Clinic

PILI Interns, Fellows, a PILI Alum and a PILI Board Member from CVLS assisted 7 clients.

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PILI Alum Andrew Hemmer Receives Equal Justice Works Fellowship

For the next two years, Andrew will be working at Cabrini Green Legal aid, where he did his PILI Internship.

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PILI Alumni Spotlight: Alberto M. Benítez, 1985 Law Student Intern

“To me, lawyers exist to help people who need help. The ‘haves’ are always going to do okay, but there are a lot of people who are in need. In our society, lawyers can play a critical role.”

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PILI Alumni Spotlight: Lorie Chaiten, 1985 Graduate Fellow

“My experience as a PILI Fellow gave me the opportunity to see impact litigation in a legal services setting first hand. Most importantly, it introduced me to some of the leading social justice litigators in Chicago.”

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Thank You to Jenner & Block for Adopting Legal Prep Community Law Clinic

Three volunteer attorneys each assisted a client with legal needs.

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Thank You to Jenner & Block for Adopting Legal Prep Community Law Clinic

Three volunteer attorneys each assisted a client with legal needs.

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