PILI Joins Illinois Armed Forces Legal Aid Network

PILI will start placing pro bono referrals for veterans, active duty military and their spouses and dependents with volunteers outside of Cook County.

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Volunteers Served 47 Clients in Need at Bloomington Legal Fair

During this half-day event co-sponsored by PILI’s Eleventh Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committee, 22 volunteers served 47 clients. This is the largest number of clients served at the Legal Advice Fair to date.

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Lawyers and Students Celebrate Law Day

As part of a community outreach effort, attorneys of the Fifth Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committee are volunteering at local schools to celebrate Law Day.

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Creating Positive Pro Bono Partnerships: Takeaways from the 2018 Joint Firm and Corporate Pro Bono Roundtable

On April 19th, 40 representatives from Illinois law firms and corporate legal departments met for PILI’s Joint Law Firm & Corporate Pro Bono Roundtable.

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Eighteenth Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committee Co-Sponsors Legal Answers Volunteer Program

Attorneys and law students gathered to answer legal questions on Illinois Legal Aid Online’s Legal Answers website.

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Strategies for Engaging Volunteers: Takeaways from the 2018 Legal Service Agency Roundtable

Last week, 30 representatives from Illinois public interest law agencies met at Perkins Coie for PILI’s annual Legal Service Agency Roundtable where they discussed strategies to engage law students, recent graduates and attorney volunteers in agency work.

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PILI Launches Conflict of Interest Pro Bono Referral Program in Tenth Circuit

Pilot is important first step to filling justice gap for low-income people with legal needs.

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Pro Bono Spotlight: Time’s Up Legal Defense Fund

“This is a great opportunity to provide a voice for these people and to do what we are all trained to do as lawyers – to represent the rights of someone who needs assistance in a very real and tangible way.”

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Expungement and Sealing Summit Hosted by Eleventh Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committee

At the summit, 17 volunteer attorneys and paralegals met with 77 clients to to discuss their options for criminal records relief.

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Expungement and Sealing Summit Hosted by Eleventh Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committee

At the summit, 17 volunteer attorneys and paralegals met with 77 clients to to discuss their options for criminal records relief.

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