Thank you for supporting our Annual Pro Bono Reception!

Together, we raised over $85,000 to support PILI’s Pro Bono Program.

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PILI Announces its 2019 Pro Bono Recognition Roster

This year, 48 law firms and corporations were named to the Recognition Roster.

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United Airlines Sponsors First Named PILI Internship

United Airlines has been a longtime supporter of PILI and this year has increased their donation to sponsor their first Named PILI Internship.

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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