This week, we welcomed two new staff members to the PILI team, Hannah Miller as the Development & Communications Associate and Brian Russo as the Paralegal and Intake Specialist. You can read more about them below.
Illinois Supreme Court Justice Anne M. Burke invited PILI Executive Director Michael Bergmann to be a special guest columnist in the August 2021 edition of Illinois Courts Connect, the monthly newsletter of the Illinois Judicial Branch.
PILI has partnered with the Illinois Judges Association (IJA) to advance pro bono with the IJA’s membership over the next year.
While we are all excited to get back to life after the pandemic, we cannot forget our vulnerable neighbors. Many of the protections shielding them during this difficult time are expiring; the eviction moratorium is being rolled back and debt payments will soon come due. Civil legal aid helps to ease these burdens in our communities.
PILI is hiring a Development & Communications Associate! This position will report to PILI’s Senior Manager for External Relations. This is a dynamic position that focuses on fund development, including special events and communications responsibilities, with a strong connection to PILI’s programmatic work and mission. This is a full-time position based in PILI’s Chicago office.
PILI is excited to welcome the 2021 class of summer Interns and Fellows! This year, 46 summer Law Student Interns and 63 Graduate Fellows will provide 37,300 hours of legal services.
Zurich North America, a provider of insurance products and services to businesses and individuals, is sponsoring its first Named PILI Internship in conjunction with the 10th anniversary of the company’s pro bono program.`
As summer nears we are getting excited to welcome our 2021 Law Student Interns and Graduate Fellows. We are also getting ready for our Virtual Annual Pro Bono Reception on June 16th, which will feature a pro bono virtual tour of Illinois and is free for all to attend.