February 2021 PILI Post: We’re Hiring & Other News

See what we’ve been up to in this month’s newsletter.

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PILI Launches Illinois Pro Bono Research Alliance

Have you ever hesitated in accepting a pro bono matter that you believe would require significant research in order for you to help? Perhaps it is an area of law that you do not regularly practice, or the case includes a complex legal issue, or you’re just short on time. The Public Interest Law Initiative […]

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PILI is Now Hiring an Additional Managing Attorney

The Managing Attorney will serve as a member of PILI’s Programs Team, with primary responsibility for managing PILI’s statewide efforts to expand and enhance pro bono.

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PILI Among Inaugural R3 Funding Class

Funds to be Used to Bring More Pro Bono Legal Services to Southern Illinois The Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI) is pleased to announce that we have been chosen as one of 80 inaugural grant recipients for Illinois’ Restore, Reinvest, Renew (R3) Program. Through this grant of $29,805, PILI will bring more pro bono legal […]

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Black History Month: Spotlighting Four Black Attorneys’ Impact on Equal Access to Justice

To recognize Black History Month, PILI will be spotlighting a few of the many Black attorneys who had a significant impact on equal access to justice in the United States. Each week, we will spotlight one of the influential attorneys below. We hope you will join us in recognizing the life, work, and legacies of […]

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PILI Seeking Legal Post-Graduate Fellowship Applicants

PILI seeks to sponsor applicants for Equal Justice Works, Skadden and/or another legal post-graduate fellowship beginning in September 2022. PILI plans to select applicants for sponsorship by August 2021.

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January 2021 PILI Post: Opening the Gateway to Justice

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December PILI Post: Coming Together to Make a Difference

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Thank You to Foundations for Supporting PILI

PILI has recently received renewed funding from several funders. These funders included the Lawyers Trust Fund, Francis Beidler Foundation, Illinois Equal Justice Foundation and RRF Foundation for Aging. We are so grateful for their continued support of PILI’s mission to engage, inspire and empower those advancing equal access to justice. The Lawyers Trust Fund (LTF) […]

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Justice Starts Here: Support Our Work with a Year-End Gift

Justice starts here. Donate today to open PILI’s doors ever wider and bring in more people whom we can count on to advance justice with us.

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