About the 2021 Event
The Third Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committee will host this event to commemorate Pro Bono Week, recognize the efforts local pro bono volunteers and celebrate its Pro Bono Service Award Recipient. The celebration video will premiere on Tuesday, October 26th at 12:00 p.m.
2021 Pro Bono Service Award Recipient: Janel Freeman
Janel Freeman graduated from SIU-Carbondale School of Law in 2002, after receiving her undergraduate degree from the University of Iowa in Political Science and Psychology. She began her career working with victims of domestic violence for Land of Lincoln Legal Aidout of their Alton office. Currently, Janel runs a private practice in Edwardsville, Illinois. Janel is a reliable practitioner and can be called upon at any time to serve as Guardian Ad Litem (GAL) or mediator or counsel in the most challenging of family cases and juvenile abuse matters. She always makes time in her schedule and has never balked, even in the most difficult of circumstances. Colleagues have emphasized that Janel serves with kindness and compassion and has had a profoundly impactful career in Madison County.
Advance registration is required to receive the event link. If you have any questions or problems with the form, please contact PILI Managing Attorney Abigail Causer at 217-693-6017 or by email.
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