“It is truly an honor to work with great people and know that many of our most vulnerable neighbors here in Chicago, who would otherwise be at great risk of homelessness, are now on a better path because of the services we provide.”
“My Fellowship made it quite clear to me that pro bono is an essential component of my day to day life and that it is possible to balance pro bono in an otherwise busy schedule.”
“I think it is important that everyone get involved and help end bullying, but I believe lawyers are in the best position to make a difference. Our profession has a history of making a difference and changing the nation for the better of all its people. The legal profession needs to take the next step in ending bullying.”
Reena, a partner at Jenner & Block LLP, bears the special distinction of being a not just a PILI Alumna, but a “double PILI,” having served as both a PILI Intern at CVLS and a PILI Fellow at the ACLU of Illinois.
We are so grateful to our PILI Alumni and friends for a fun and successful Order ON the Court last week! We had a great turn-out, and funds raised through event and raffle ticket sales went to support the PILI Alumni Named Internship Campaign.
Right now, Northwestern and Michigan are tied for the lead in PILI’s Donor Challenge Bracket, with Marquette and Oregon close behind. Want do see your team pull ahead? Buy your raffle tickets today!
All DC-area PILI Alumni and friends are invited to join PILI Executive Director Michael Bergmann and fellow Alumni to network with one another and to learn about what’s new with PILI.
Join the PILI Alumni Network Leadership Council on March 20th at Bar Louie, 333 North Dearborn, from 5:30-7:30, for the second round of the college basketball play-offs.
“Little justice is available for tenants who are often living in some of the worst conditions in Chicago. Working with these tenants to get relocation assistance or negotiating with banks so that they can stay in their apartments and get the necessary repairs done has been one of the most rewarding experiences I have had at LCBH.”
“My short time as a PILI Fellow made me realize that public interest work is essential to my future career satisfaction.”