Update on ABA Pro Bono Survery Conducted in Illinois

In early 2017, the Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Access to Justice—in partnership with the Chicago Bar Foundation, the Illinois Bar Foundation, and the Public Interest Law Initiative—released a statewide survey to hear directly from attorneys about their experiences with pro bono.

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Law School Representatives Meet for 2017 Roundtable

They discussed successful programs and the impact of recent events on law schools and their students.

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Discussing Hot Topics in Family Law

PILI’s Fifth and Sixth Judicial Pro Bono Committees and Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Foundation provided a complimentary CLEs on “Hot Topics in Family Law” in June and July.

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Guardianship Basics CLE presented by PILI, Prairie State and Rock Island County Bar

During this program, speakers explored the basics for pursuing an adult guardianship and for serving as a guardian ad litem.

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Corporate Attorneys Discuss Increasing Pro Bono Participation

Pro bono leaders from corporate legal departments recently gathered at PILI’s Corporate Pro Bono Roundtable.

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New Energy Provides Opportunities and Challenges for Law Firm Pro Bono Programs

On Friday, May 12, 2017, law firm pro bono leaders came together for the Law Firm Pro Bono Roundtable.

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Join us for PILI’s Annual Pro Bono Reception – June 21st

This event celebrates the inspiring and life-changing pro bono work being done in Illinois.

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Pro Bono Spotlight: Simmons Hanly Conroy

“Simmons’ efforts are important in ensuring that Madison County residents’ legal needs are met and everyone has a chance to achieve justice.”

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Panel Discusses Supervising Interns and Fellows at Legal Service Agency Roundtable

The program was about “Creating the Ultimate Internship and Fellowship Experience.”

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Eleventh Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committee Co-Sponsors Successful Legal Advice Fair in Bloomington

During this half-day event, 21 attorneys and 8 paralegals served 35 clients.

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