Pro Bono Programs & Events

PILI hosts regular events to promote pro bono best practices, foster collaboration, and celebrate pro bono accomplishments. See a full list of our events below.

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  • PILI Virtual Pro Bono CLE Series – Workplace Ethics: Training Office Support Staff

    Feb 28th, 2023 – 12:00:pm, at Virtual Event
    Join us for this free statewide CLE as part of our Virtual Pro Bono CLE Series to learn about timely pro bono legal topics!

  • DCBA & NIU Illinois Free Legal Answers Clinic & Happy Hour

    Mar 2nd, 2023 – 4:00:pm, at Fatty's Pub & Grille
    The Eighteenth Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committee is organizing this event for attorneys and NIU law students to jointly answer questions on Illinois Free Legal Answers.

  • Volunteers Needed: DuPage County Wills & Power of Attorney Clinic and CLE

    Mar 10th, 2023 – 12:00:pm, at DuPage County Bar Association
    Volunteer attorneys are needed to participate in a clinic to provide veterans, active duty military, and their spouses with free wills and POAs.

  • PILI Virtual Pro Bono CLE Series – Understanding the New Source of Income Protection: Illinois Fair Housing Update

    Mar 23rd, 2023 – 12:00:pm, at Virtual Event
    Join us for this free statewide CLE as part of our Virtual Pro Bono CLE Series to learn about timely pro bono legal topics!

  • Corporate Pro Bono Roundtable

    May 9th, 2023 – 12:00:pm, at Charles River Associates
    Every year, the Corporate Bono Roundtable brings together corporate pro bono leaders to discuss pro bono opportunities and challenges and to share best practices and strategies for successful pro bono programs. This event is part of PILI's regular Pro Bono Roundtable Series.

  • Annual Pro Bono Reception

    Jun 21st, 2023 – 5:30:pm, at Ivy Room at Tree Studios
    PILI's Annual Pro Bono Reception celebrates the inspiring and life-changing pro bono work being done in Illinois through effective pro bono programs, innovative partnerships, and the unwavering dedication of individual attorneys and legal professionals. This event also supports the work of PILI's Pro Bono Program.

  • Law School Pro Bono Roundtable

    Jul 18th, 2023 – 3:00:pm, at Foley & Lardner
    The Law School Pro Bono Roundtable will be held on July 27, 2022 and will bring together law school representatives to discuss best practices, successful strategies and collaboration opportunities.

  • Law Firm Pro Bono Roundtable

    Sep 12th, 2023 – 12:00:pm, at Chapman and Cutler LLP
    The Law Firm Pro Bono Roundtable will be held in-person and virtually on September 21, 2022 and will bring together law firm pro bono to discuss pro bono opportunities and challenges, and to share best practices and strategies for successful pro bono programs.

  • Annual Awards Luncheon

    Dec 6th, 2023 – 11:30:am, at Palmer House Hilton
    PILI's Annual Awards Luncheon brings together nearly 500 members of the Illinois legal community every year to celebrate the very best aspects of the legal profession: the generosity, expertise and commitment of the countless lawyers, law students, legal professionals, law firms and corporations who dedicate themselves to providing legal assistance to those in need.