PILI is Now Hiring an Additional Managing Attorney

The Managing Attorney will serve as a member of PILI’s Programs Team, with primary responsibility for managing PILI’s statewide efforts to expand and enhance pro bono.

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Meet the 2020 Class of Summer Interns and Fellows

This year, 48 summer Law Student Interns and 63 Graduate Fellows will provide 38,100 hours of legal services.

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Jerome Mirza Foundation Renews Grant to PILI

The Mirza Foundation has granted PILI $30,000 to support our statewide efforts to promote public interest law and pro bono service.

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PILI Receives $20,000 Grant from Alphawood Foundation

Alphawood Foundation is a Chicago-based, grant-making private foundation working for an equitable, just, and humane society.

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PILI Receives Renewed Funding from the Helen Brach Foundation

The grant award of $10,000 will help support our Law Student Internship Program.

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Robert E. Gallagher Charitable Trust Renews Support of PILI Law Student Internship Program

The renewed funding from this grant of $13,000 will fully fund two Law Student Interns.

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Francis Beidler Foundation Renews Support of PILI

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.

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Give the Gift of Justice this Holiday Season

Your support will ensure that PILI continues its work to advance justice.

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PILI Elects Christopher Wells to PILI Board of Directors

“I have admired PILI’s mission and work since law school, and I am thrilled to join the board of this outstanding organization.”

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PILI Elects Three New Board Members

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.

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