PILI Welcomes New Alumni Class Representative Vanessa Weathersby

The Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI) is proud to announce Vanessa Weathersby as the newest Alumni Class Representative. She will serve as the Intern Representative for the 1986-1990 Class, succeeding Charles Wintersteen in the role.

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PILI Receives Amicus Award from Illinois Judges Association

On December 10th, during the Illinois Judges Association (IJA) Annual Awards & 50th Anniversary Celebration, PILI received the IJA’s Amicus Award.

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Celebrate Giving Tuesday with PILI!

As part of the campaign, we asked PILI staff and YPB members, “How are you advancing access to justice?”. You can watch their responses below.

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November PILI Post: Join us for the Annual Awards Luncheon

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October 2021 PILI Post: Happy Pro Bono Week!

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Major Gift Helps Establish PILI’s Pro Bono Program Endowment Fund

Earlier this year, PILI received a significant donation from a former member of its Board of Directors in honor of one of PILI’s founders, Thomas Nicholson, and to establish an endowment fund to sustain and grow PILI’s Pro Bono Program.

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September 2021 PILI Post: Recommit to Pro Bono This Fall

What we’ve been up to this month.

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PILI Welcomes Six New Board Members

PILI welcomes several new board members with the start of its new fiscal year in September 2021.

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Illinois’ First Appellate-Specific Help Desk Celebrates First Anniversary

In September 2020, the Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI) expanded Illinois Free Legal Answers to include Illinois This program is the only appellate-specific help desk in Illinois to assist self-represented litigants (SRLs) with their civil appeal. It is also the first of its kind in the nation.

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August 2021 PILI Post: Happy New Fiscal Year’s Eve!

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