Introducing Spring 2022 PILI Interns

PILI is excited to introduce eight spring Law Student Interns who are working 200 hours during the semester at legal service agencies throughout Chicago. Read more about their backgrounds and diverse Internship experiences below.

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Congratulations to the 2021 Fall PILI Interns

PILI would like to extend a formal congratulations to the eight law students upon their competition of the 2021 Fall Internship. As the Fall session wraps up, we wanted to ask the PILI Interns about their experiences working for public interest agencies throughout Chicago. Read more about them, and the what they’ve gained, through their various internships through PILI.

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PILI Alumni Spotlight: Diana Arroyo, 2020 Intern

“I think in law school, because of all the work and stress, it’s easy to lose focus of why we chose this career but engaging in direct client representation through public interest work has allowed me to remember why I came to law school—to make justice accessible to everyone.”

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PILI Alumni Spotlight: Ruben Bautista, 2020 Intern

“As a PILI Intern, I have been able to join a cohort of so many great friends that are passionate about using the legal tools we have gain during law school to provide representation to communities that have limited access to legal representation.”

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Introducing Spring 2021 PILI Interns

PILI is excited to introduce eight spring Law Student Interns who are working 200 hours during the semester at legal service agencies in Chicago. Olivia Alden Olivia is a 3L at Loyola University Chicago Law  and an Intern at MALDEF. “I went to college with the goal of helping women and girls and knew that […]

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Highlights from PILI’s Fall 2020 PILI Intern Evaluation

Who they were: In fall 2020, there were 8 Law Student Interns: 3 were 2Ls and 5 were 3Ls 6 identified as female and 2 as male 3 identified as racially or ethnically diverse and 1 identified as LGBTQ 3 were double PILIs Interns came from the following Law Schools: 4 from DePaul University School […]

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Highlights from PILI’s Summer 2020 PILI Intern Evaluation

Who they were: In summer 2020 there were 48 Law Student Interns 79% of the class identified as female 40% identified as racially or ethnically diverse 73% were from Illinois law schools 29% identified as LGBTQ 10% identified as a person with a disability What they did: The most common practice areas include: Housing Law […]

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PILI Welcomes Eight Fall Semester Law Student Interns

PILI is excited to welcome eight fall Law Student Interns who will work 200 hours during the semester at legal service agencies in Chicago.

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PILI to Fund $312,000 in Public Interest Law Student Internship Grants in 2020-2021

PILI will grant $312,000 to fund 60 Law Student Interns at 30 public interest law organizations across Illinois during the 2020-21 academic year and the summer of 2021. PILI’s Law Student Internship Program connects law students from across the country with public interest law agencies in Illinois and pays them for their work. PILI’s Law […]

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PILI Welcomes Eight Spring Semester Law Student Interns

PILI is excited to welcome eight spring Law Student Interns who will work 200 hours during the semester at legal service agencies in Chicago.

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