On Tuesday, May 17th, PILI was recognized for its work with the Eighteenth Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committee by the DuPage County Board.
This position will be part of PILI’s Programs Team and will work under the supervision of the Managing Attorneys, and work in coordination with all staff members to support PILI’s Pro Bono Program.
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As part of National Volunteer Month, we want to express our gratitude to the many volunteers who help make equal access to justice a reality in Illinois!
At its recent 50th Anniversary celebration in Champaign, Land of Lincoln Legal Aid presented PILI’s Executive Director with its the Russell K. Scott Equal Justice Award for his outstanding leadership in promoting and supporting legal aid and expanding and improving access to justice for low-income people.
In March, PILI connected with three champions of PILI for their reflections on Women’s History Month. We are honored to spotlight Lee Ann Russo, Kyle Petersen and Davina DiPaolo.
Nearly 200,000 civil legal questions have been submitted across the country to the Free Legal Answers website since its launch in 2016. In Illinois, Free Legal Answers is managed by PILI, the Public Interest Law Initiative and is a leader in the number of volunteers registered (918) and questions answered (10,792).
February was another busy month for PILI! This is a summary of all things PILI and pro bono that happened in February 2022.