Connecting with Students Virtually: Highlights from the 2020 Law School Pro Bono Roundtable

On July 29th, law school pro bono leaders met remotely for the Law School Pro Bono Roundtable. This year, the group discussed engaging with law students remotely due to the pandemic.

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The Work of Defining Justice Continues

In December 2019, we launched our theme for the year, “Defining Justice.” We emphasized this theme throughout our virtual Annual Pro Bono Reception. But the work of defining justice is far from over.

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Annual Pro Bono Reception Wraps Up

PILI’s 2020 Annual Pro Bono Reception was held over the course of the week of June 15th to19th and including daily video features to celebrate the tremendous pro bono work being done across Illinois.

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Seven Volunteers Named to PILI’s Inaugural Pro Bono Volunteer Honor Roll

Seven volunteers were named to PILI’s inaugural Pro Bono Volunteer Honor Roll, announced and recognized on Thursday, June 18, 2020 during PILI’s virtual Annual Pro Bono Reception.

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PILI Announces its 2020 Pro Bono Recognition Roster

This year, 47 law firms and corporations were named to the Recognition Roster.

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Hosting Remote Internships & Fellowships: Highlights from the 2020 Legal Service Agency Roundtable

On May 13th, representatives from Illinois legal service agencies met over Zoom for the Legal Service Agency Roundtable. This year, the group discussed hosting remote internships & fellowships during the pandemic. PILI Senior Managing Attorney Brent Page started out by giving an overview of the feedback given by 2019 PILI Interns, Fellows and Supervisors. He […]

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Illinois Bar Foundation to Renew $15,000 Grant to PILI

This helps fund the Pro Bono Initiative Program, including the work of our Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committees.

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State Farm, Haynes and Boone and Paul Hastings to Host Upcoming Quarter’s PILI Illinois Free Legal Answers Clinics

PILI is so grateful to the law firms and corporations who have scheduled the first official Illinois Free Legal Answers Clinics in 2020!

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DePaul Alumni and Students Answer 50 Questions on Illinois Free Legal Answers

Eleven attorneys and 14 students answered 50 questions from people in need!

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Increasing Engagement in Pro Bono: Highlights from the 2020 Corporate Pro Bono Roundtable

On February 26th, representatives from Illinois corporate legal departments met at the offices of Charles River Associates for PILI’s annual Corporate Pro Bono Roundtable. This year, the group discussed increasing engagement in corporate pro bono programs.

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