2017 Distinguished Public Service Award: Bernard H. Shapiro

“Bernie’s accomplishments and leadership are remarkable. He is the soul of our organization and a role model for not only our staff, but for all legal aid staff.”

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Report on Summer 2017 PILI Intern, Fellow and Supervisor Evaluation

The following is an executive summary on the summer 2017 evaluations and service tracking forms received by PILI Interns, Fellows and Supervisors.

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Firms and Corporations Increasing Donations for PILI’s 40th Anniversary

PILI is extremely grateful to those that have pledged new or increased support this year to celebrate our 40th Anniversary.

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PILI Executive Director Talks Pro Bono Week in Chicago Daily Law Bulletin

On Wenesday, October 18th, PILI Executive Director Michael Bergmann appeared in an article about National Pro Bono Week.

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PILI Increases Internship Funding by Nearly 18 Percent Over Last Fiscal Year

The increased funding includes a $500 stipend increase for all PILI Interns as well as three new summer Interns.

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PILI Board Member Spotlight: Joshua Vincent

“PILI brings together issues that are near and dear to my heart.”

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A Timeline of PILI’s 40 Years

As PILI celebrates its 40th Anniversary, learn more about some of our biggest accomplishments since our founding in 1977.

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Join PILI for “On the Table,” May 16th

PILI’s Executive Director, Michael Bergmann, will moderate a discussion about how representatives of Chicago’s legal community are uniquely positioned to collaborate to support the city and its neighborhoods.

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Introducing PILI’s New Program Associate, Brent Page

Brent will be based in our Chicago office, and is responsible for the Law Student Internship Program, Graduate Fellowship Program and Alumni Network.

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Pro Bono Survey Sent to Attorneys Across Illinois

The last day to complete the survey is March 17, 2017.

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