Speakers shared timely and practical resources for effectively supervising law student interns, fellows, externs and pro bono volunteers.
Advisors from PILI’s Alumni Network or Board of Directors are matched with current Interns and Fellows.
Twenty-eight attorneys attended this training and can now volunteer to handle pro bono family law matters.
This year, we discussed casting a wide net and creatively exploring all available resources when building a pro bono program.
“The needs and rewards from giving back to the community and helping those in need are so great that everyone should be given the opportunity and resources to make it a priority.”
October 26-30 was Pro Bono week and nearly 400 attorneys celebrated with PILI.
“We believe that it is important to be a part of the community where you live and work, and to respect our neighbors, regardless of their income level.”
Over 80 representatives from the legal community gathered to discuss the future of pro bono in the Tenth Judicial Circuit.
The Pro Bono Pledge encourages and recognizes lawyers providing free legal assistance to low-income individuals and families.
Pro bono attorneys served 22 seniors and people with disabilities in the Quad Cities area.