Giving Circle Members

PILI is incredibly grateful for the generosity and dedication of these founding members of our Giving Circles, donors who embrace our mission and take a personal interest in our success. Their commitment to PILI helps us cultivate a lifelong commitment to public interest law among law students and lawyers, so that together we can better meet the legal needs of individuals and families living in poverty in Illinois.

Cornerstone Society

Justice Sheila O'Brien & Judge Wayne Andersen
funding one summer and one school-year PILI Intern

Kimball & Karen Anderson
funding one summer PILI Intern

Brad & Terri Lane
funding one summer PILI Intern

Lee Ann Russo & Casey Miller
funding one school-year PILI Intern

Presiding Circle

an annual gift of $1,000 or more

Michael G. Bergmann
Sarah Bernstein & Dan Pavlakovic
Traci Braun
Perry J. Browder
Choi Law Firm, LLC
Michael Cramer
Jerry & Jamie Gilson
Jordan Heinz
Lisa & Jeff McCraw
Richard F. O'Malley, Jr. & Anne Gallagher
Patrick Spangler
Kyle Petersen & Max Stein
Nikki Will Stein & Fredric Stein

Justice Circle

an annual gift of $750

Katherine G. Deibert
Judge LaShonda Hunt
Elizabeth & Daniel Lewis
Stephen Libowsky & Sue Berman
Jennifer T. Nijman & Steven M. Surdell
Mario Sullivan

Magistrate Circle

an annual gift of $500

Michelle Bibergal & Frederick Snow
John Bourke
Judge Alison Conlon
Thomas & Jen-Mei Dorris
Don & Ky Hilliker
Mary Ann O'Connor
Ronald Ohren
Ann Pille
Steve Trubac

Counselor Circle

an annual gift of $250

Reena Bajowala
Susan J. Curry & Lisa A. Misher
Thomas & Laura Dee
Arthur Don
Nancy Felton-Elkins
Sheila Frederick
Paul Freehling
Matthew & Katy Furton
Charles P. Golbert
Rachel Granneman
Richard Hess
Maureen Mosh
Federico Rodriguez
Judge Kaarina Salovaara
David & Kathy Scriven-Young
Emily Seymore

Advocate Circle

an annual gift of $100

Ryan Gammelgard
Frank Hoffman
Jonathan Jennings
Marc Katz
Peter Koelling
Cheryl Lawrence
Michelle Mancias
Patricia McCarthy
Helen Probst Mills
Eleanor Nicholson
Sarah Schultes & Ndjuoh MehChu
Kathryn Shelton
Sarah Taylor
Paul Vaglica
Andrew Vail
Thomas Wendt
H. Randolph Williams
Judge Lisa Y. Wilson & Louis Milot
Tom Yates & Diane Ratekin
Susan Zielke