Longtime PILI Supporters Kimball & Karen Anderson Receive Philanthropy Award

Their generous support of legal aid and other philanthropic causes has a tremendous and lasting impact on people in need and on the nonprofit sector as a whole.

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PILI Alumna Elizabeth Lewis Elected to Board of Directors

Elizabeth is a partner at McDermott Will & Emery and the Chair of PILI’s Alumni Network Leadership Council.

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PILI Elects New Board Member, Kyle A. Petersen

“I am thrilled to be joining the Board and look forward to working with PILI to strengthen the commitment of all Illinois’ lawyers to public interest law and pro bono service.”

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Board Member Spotlight: Judge Alison Conlon

“By serving on the Board and participating in PILI Board meetings, receptions and programming, I have come into contact with so many interesting and insightful people who think beyond themselves and are committed to ensuring that every single person has access to a fair day in court.”

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PILI Board Member Allison Conlon Appointed Cook County Circuit Judge

Alison has served on PILI’s Board of Directors since 2012, and has been committed to pro bono work throughout her career. In addition to her board service with PILI, Alison currently serves on the Hearing Board of the Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission and on Catholic Charities’ advisory board.

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Board Member Spotlight: Lee Ann Russo

“I became such a believer in the ability of the Pro Bono Initiative to facilitate the growth of pro bono work by law firms, corporations and law schools that I quickly became a PILI fan.”

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