On September 15th, law firm pro bono leaders met remotely for the Law Firm Pro Bono Roundtable. This year, the group discussed the impact of pro bono in a crisis.
Illinois Free Legal Answers for Civil Appeals will be the first-ever virtual legal advice clinic for civil appeals in Illinois and will allow self-represented litigants to submit questions about their appeal through the Illinois Free Legal Answers platform (a project of the American Bar Association).
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.
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.
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.
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.
This year, 47 law firms and corporations were named to the Recognition Roster.
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 […]
This helps fund the Pro Bono Initiative Program, including the work of our Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committees.
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!