New PILI Newsletter: November/December 2013

Get caught up on all the latest news from PILI, and look ahead with us to what’s coming up in our Law Student Internship, Graduate Fellowship, Alumni, and Pro Bono Initiative Programs.

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Chicago Federal Government Pro Bono Program Honors PILI

At the Federal Government Pro Bono Fair on December 6, PILI was recognized for our efforts in advancing the Chicago Federal Government Pro Bono Program.

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Read PILI’s 2013 Annual Report

Hot off the presses, PILI’s 2013 Annual Report tells the story of PILI’s 36th year, with stats about our impact and stories from our program participants. Read our report here, or contact us to request your own copy.

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2013 Distinguished Public Service Award: Ann Hilton Fisher

PILI is pleased to present this award to Ann in recognition of her career-long commitment to protecting and advocating for the legal rights of the most vulnerable among us.

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Pro Bono Week with PILI

PILI is co-sponsoring and participating in several events across the city, state, and even the country during National Pro Bono Week. We hope to see you at one or more of these events!

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PILI Executive Director Michael Bergmann named to “40 Under Forty”

This list recognizes forty exemplary young attorneys in Illinois every year from among hundreds of nominations.

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PILI Announces 2013 Award Recipients

Congratulations to our 2013 award recipients! They were selected from among many nominations for their outstanding contributions to public interest law and pro bono in Illinois.

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PILI Alumni Spotlight: Honorable Edmond Chang, 1994 Fellow

In December 2010, the Senate unanimously confirmed Edmond Chang as a United States District Judge for the Northern District of Illinois. Judge Chang began service on the court in early January 2011, and was at that time the youngest federal judge in the nation.

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PILI Alumni Spotlight: Jody Adler, 1979 Intern

“Working for a firm or a corporation was not why I went to law school. I was one of those idealistic people who went to law school to change the world, or at least a tiny part of it.”

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