PILI Thanks Dick O’Malley for Service as Board President

Dick joined PILI’s board in 1999, and has served as President since September 2014 during a time of significant growth at PILI.

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Equal Justice Works Fellowship Awarded to PILI Alum Lydia Ness

She will work at Equip for Equality, advocating for victims of sexual abuse and sex trafficking.

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PILI Alumni Spotlight: Kristen Hudson, 2003 Graduate Fellow

“My experience as a PILI Fellow has created my lasting belief that lawyers have the responsibility and duty to provide pro bono legal services to support the community’s needs.”

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PILI Pro Bono Spotlight: Kirkland & Ellis Adoption Project

“There is a lot of administrative paperwork that creates barriers for people who aren’t lawyers and it’s intimidating to go to court without a lawyer. The least we can do is to help make the process easier.”

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PILI Board Member Spotlight: Chris Horsch

“I think that the sensitizing experience of a summer at a legal assistance agency for an Intern or Fellow is priceless. The creation of the ‘lifetime commitment’ is real and very important.”

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PILI Hosts Forums on Pro Bono in Mattoon and Rock Island

The topic of both forums was “The Future of Pro Bono and How You Can Help.”

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Attendees of PILI Alumni CLE See Behind the Scenes of Landmark Pro Bono Case

The pro bono collaboration of Rasho v. Walker drastically improved mental healthcare in Illinois prisons.

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PILI Announces Its 2016 Named and Honorary Interns

There are 16 Interns who hold positions created and funded by individuals and groups dedicated to promoting public interest law.

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Meet the 2016 Class of Summer Interns and Fellows

This year, 47 Law Student Interns and 76 Graduate Fellows will provide 41,600 hours of legal services.

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Highlights from the 2016 Corporate Pro Bono Roundtable

Read some of the discussion topics and favorite take aways from the roundtable conversation.

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