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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Hepler Broom Attorneys Volunteer to Help Veterans at Legal Help Within Reach Clinic

On February 12th, PILI partnered with HeplerBroom, SIU Veteran’s Clinic and the Third Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committee to host a Legal Help Within Reach Clinic in Edwardsville, Illinois. Attorneys volunteered to help veterans apply for their medical and military records for the VA disability claims and appeals at this upcoming free legal clinic.

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AT&T Hosts First Free Legal Answers Clinic

Thank you to attorney volunteers from AT&T for participating in their first Illinois Free Legal Answers Clinic on February 10th! A project of the American Bar Association, Free Legal Answers is a secure website where low-income Illinoisans can ask a lawyer for help with a civil legal issue. Volunteer lawyers then log onto the site […]

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Volunteers from Deere & Company Answer Questions on Free Legal Answers

Thanks to attorneys at Deere & Company who adopted the February Illinois Free Legal Answers Clinic on February 5th and answered 8 questions from people in need!

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McDermott & AABA Host Illinois Free Legal Answers Clinic Day

Thank you to the Asian American Bar Association and McDermott Will & Emery for hosting the Illinois Free Legal Answers Clinic on January 30thand answering 19 legal questions from people in need!

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