The national celebration of Pro Bono Week is intended to inspire even greater pro bono participation by lawyers across the county. PILI hosts multiple events each year as part of the celebration.
We didn’t know wide range of challenges we would soon face as a nation or the even greater difficulties those in need would face. But while this year has been totally unpredictable, the response itself has not been.
Illinois Free Legal Answers for Civil Appeals will be the first-ever virtual legal advice clinic for civil appeals in Illinois and will allow self-represented litigants to submit questions about their appeal through the Illinois Free Legal Answers platform (a project of the American Bar Association).
In December, we announced that our theme for 2020 would be “Defining Justice.” Little did we know what this year would have in store for all of us, and how much the notion of justice would be both emphasized and challenged.
The work of defining justice continues. Find out what we’ve been up to this month.
This year, 47 law firms and corporations were named to the Recognition Roster.
Jessica is responsible for helping to expand and enhance pro bono legal assistance across Illinois by overseeing the work of PILI’s Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committees, Illinois Free Legal Answers, and PILI’s participation in the Illinois Armed Forces Legal Aid Network (IL-AFLAN).
Over 130 law students and recent graduates logged in to learn how to better serve their clients and organizations this summer.