United Airlines has been a longtime supporter of PILI and this year has increased their donation to sponsor their first Named PILI Internship.
PILI Invites All Chicago-Area Law Student Interns and Fellows to Our 2019 Educational Seminar Series
Are you a law student intern or fellow working in public interest law in Chicago this summer? PILI is pleased to invite you to our Educational Seminar Series, which is open to all public interest law interns and fellows in Chicago. These weekly lunchtime seminars focus on substantive legal topics, career development strategies and skill […]
Chicago Community Trust Provides New Funding to Support Summer Educational Seminar Series
PILI is grateful to the Chicago Community Trust for providing a new grant of $4,000 to PILI to help fund the 2019 Educational Seminar Series.
PILI Announces Its 2019 Named and Honorary Interns
This summer, 22 Law Student Interns hold Named or Honorary Internshippositions, which are created and funded by individuals and groups dedicated to promoting public interest law.
PILI Celebrates Law Day 2019 with Legal Answers Pro Bono Clinics
In celebration of Law Day, PILI hosted several Legal Answers Pro Bono Clinics to train lawyers on how to answer civil legal questions posted on Illinois Legal Aid Online’s Legal Answers website.
John F. Smiekel Foundation Gives New Grant to PILI
PILI is so grateful to the John F. Smiekel Foundation for supporting PILI for the first time with a $16,500 grant.
Chicago Bar Foundation Renews Funding for PILI
PILI is grateful to the Chicago Bar Foundation for pledging an increased $24,000 to fund two school-year and three summer Internship stipends.
PILI Stands with the Legal Services Corporation and Public Service Loan Forgiveness
Current budget proposals ask for the elimination of LSC and PSLF, two incredibly important programs that are instrumental to ensuring equal access to justice.
Pro Bono Is the Key to Expanding Access to Our Courts
This article, written by PILI Executive Director Michael Bergmann and PILI Program Manager Brent Page, originally appeared as a feature on www.americanbar.org.
Mark P. Rotatori Elected to Public Interest Law Initiative Board Of Directors
“As a director on PILI board, I hope to be able to make a difference in the lives of those in need by making access to legal services a priority.”