Join PILI for the first installment of our 2024 Virtual Pro Bono CLE Series and learn about pro bono opportunities through the Public Interest Law Initiative. Whether you are new or a seasoned volunteer, hear from our staff about our various pro bono opportunities ranging from one-time to ongoing time commitments and how you can get involved. Attendees are invited to stay on to chat with a member of the PILI staff to address any questions or concerns. This is Part 1 of a mini-series, “PILI Pro Bono Basics.”
This installment will feature PILI programs team members Senior Managing Attorney Jessica Schneider, Managing Attorney Abigail Causer, Attorney Program Manager Arthur Surratt III and Paralegal & Intake Specialist Cassie Lorenz.
Attendees are expected to receive 0.75 hours of general MCLE credit subject to approval. Advance registration is required using the form below.
These Virtual Pro Bono CLE Series programs are free, but advance registration is required, and we ask that you do at least one of the following over the next 12 months:
- Answer two Illinois Free Legal Answers questions for every hour of CLE Credit;
- Sign up for one shift at a Self-Represented Litigant Help Desk (Third, Sixth & Tenth Circuits)
- Take one pro bono case through PILI with the Illinois Armed Forces Legal Aid Network or Conflict of Interest Referral Panel;
- Take one pro bono case through Land of Lincoln, Prairie State or other local legal aid organization.
This program is intended for lawyers and legal professionals only. If you are in need of legal assistance, click here for resources and information.
If you have any questions about this program or PILI’s other pro bono programming, please contact Abigail Causer by email or at 217-693-6017.
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