PILI will fund the largest number of Law Student Interns ever while also providing an increase in the stipend its Interns receive.
This year, 48 summer Law Student Interns and 63 Graduate Fellows will provide 38,100 hours of legal services.
The Mirza Foundation has granted PILI $30,000 to support our statewide efforts to promote public interest law and pro bono service.
Alphawood Foundation is a Chicago-based, grant-making private foundation working for an equitable, just, and humane society.
The grant award of $10,000 will help support our Law Student Internship Program.
The renewed funding from this grant of $13,000 will fully fund two Law Student Interns.
The Francis Beidler Foundation granted PILI $13,000 grant to support general operating expenses as well as to fund the Alfred C. Tisdahl Memorial Internship.
Your support will ensure that PILI continues its work to advance justice.
“I have admired PILI’s mission and work since law school, and I am thrilled to join the board of this outstanding organization.”
At their July 2019 meeting, the Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI) board elected three new members with terms to start at the beginning of FY2020 on September 1, 2019 including Kimberly Barton of JPMorgan Chase, Melissa Picciola of Legal Aid Chicago and Trisha Rich of Holland & Knight.