PILI Holds Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committees Summit

On May 15th and 16th, PILI hosted its triennial Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committees Summit in Springfield.

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Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of PILI’s Pro Bono Initiative

In 2024, PILI will celebrate the 25th anniversary of its Pro Bono Initiative for the New Millennium.

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Sign Up to Be an Advisor for a 2024 Intern or Fellow

PILI’s Advising Program matches current Interns and Fellows with members of PILI’s Alumni Network and its leadership bodies for career guidance, networking inroads, and a personal introduction to the Illinois legal community.

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Save the Date for 2024 Pro Bono Roundtables

This year, PILI will host three Pro Bono Roundtables to bring together pro bono leaders from law firms, corporations, legal service agencies and law schools to discuss timely pro bono issues.

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Illinois Legal Community Unites to Address Current Immigration Crisis

As new arrivals continue to come to Illinois from the U.S.-Mexico border, many Illinois legal aid organizations are assisting them to ensure they have access to the rights they are entitled to and empowering them with information. This page has information on how the legal community can help.

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2023 Annual Pro Bono Reception a Wonderful Celebration

On June 21, PILI held the Annual Pro Bono Reception which celebrates the inspiring and life-changing pro bono work being done in Illinois.

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Five Volunteers Named to PILI’s 2023 Pro Bono Volunteer Honor Roll

As part of our 2023 Annual Pro Bono Reception, we will celebrate those named to PILI’s Pro Bono Volunteer Honor Roll. Those recognized through our Honor Roll have been chosen by PILI staff for their volunteer contributions through the pro bono opportunities

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PILI Announces its 2023 Pro Bono Recognition Roster

On June 21, 2023 as part of our Annual Pro Bono Reception, PILI recognized the 44 law firms and corporations named to the 2023 Pro Bono Recognition Roster.

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Illinois Ranks #1 for Number of ABA Free Legal Answers Volunteer Attorneys

According to the ABA Free Legal Answers February 2023 Report, Illinois is now number 1 in the nation for number of volunteer attorneys registered since the Free Legal Answers launch in 2016. Illinois now has registered 1,077 volunteer attorneys. Thank you to all of our incredible volunteers who help cultivate a community of service across Illinois by helping further access to justice.

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PILI Provides a Wide Range of CLE Programming

As an accredited MCLE provider, PILI produces CLE programming throughout the year for its pro bono volunteers and others joining PILI in advancing equal access to justice in Illinois.

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