Statement from Board President and Executive Director of PILI

This statement was issued by the President of the Board of Directors and the Executive Director of PILI.

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PILI Welcomes Jessica Schneider as New Managing Attorney

Jessica is responsible for helping to expand and enhance pro bono legal assistance across Illinois by overseeing the work of PILI’s Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committees, Illinois Free Legal Answers, and PILI’s participation in the Illinois Armed Forces Legal Aid Network (IL-AFLAN).

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PILI Welcomes 2020 Interns and Fellows at Virtual Orientation

Over 130 law students and recent graduates logged in to learn how to better serve their clients and organizations this summer.

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May PILI Post

See what we’ve been up to this month.

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Meet the 2020 Class of Summer Interns and Fellows

This year, 48 summer Law Student Interns and 63 Graduate Fellows will provide 38,100 hours of legal services.

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Jerome Mirza Foundation Renews Grant to PILI

The Mirza Foundation has granted PILI $30,000 to support our statewide efforts to promote public interest law and pro bono service.

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Illinois Bar Foundation to Renew $15,000 Grant to PILI

This helps fund the Pro Bono Initiative Program, including the work of our Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committees.

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Op-Ed: Find Help in Legal Aid

Unemployment, domestic violence, missing rent and getting food stamps are not new issues, but they are becoming more common as the pandemic continues. While there are doctors and nurses taking care of sick patients, there are others on the sidelines willing to help others negatively impacted by the effects of the pandemic. One of these helpers is the legal aid lawyer.

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Op-Ed: Find Help in Legal Aid

Unemployment, domestic violence, missing rent and getting food stamps are not new issues, but they are becoming more common as the pandemic continues. While there are doctors and nurses taking care of sick patients, there are others on the sidelines willing to help others negatively impacted by the effects of the pandemic. One of these helpers is the legal aid lawyer.

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PILI Receives $20,000 Grant from Alphawood Foundation

Alphawood Foundation is a Chicago-based, grant-making private foundation working for an equitable, just, and humane society.

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