cultivating a lifelong commitment
to public interest law and pro bono service
within the Illinois legal community
News Digest - February  2016
Volunteer at the Legal Prep Community Law Clinic on February 9th 
PILI Alumni can volunteer at this monthly, community-based clinic for the student families and neighbors of Legal Prep in the Garfield Park neighborhood. Read more.

Apply for Summer PILI Internships and Fellowships Before March 30th
Many positions are still available, and several agencies are interviewing now, so apply soon! Read more.
This event brings together legal service agency leaders from across the state to share best practices and strategies for successful programs. Read more.  
PILI's Alumni Network is proud to present Play for PILI at Emporium Arcade Bar in Logan Square on April 28 th . Read more.

Join us at the Ivy Room in Chicago to celebrate pro bono in Illinois. Sponsorship opportunities are now available. Read more.

Learn about our programs, our most significant accomplishments, and all of the wonderful people who have been part of the PILI story through their participation and support. Read more.
Four of these Internship placements are Named Internships made possible by special funding commitments from individual and organizational champions for public interest law. Read more.

Photos are online from this event, where 500 guests came together to honor our inspiring award recipients.  Read more.

Foundations Renew Support for PILI in 2016

Vera is a partner at Mayer Brown and an Alumna of PILI's Graduate Fellowship Program. Read more.
We extend our condolences to Roger's family, and are thankful for his great example of volunteerism and years of service to PILI. Read more.

Highlights from the 2016 Law Firm Pro Bono Roundtable
This year, we discussed casting a wide net and creatively exploring all available resources when building a pro bono program. Read more.
The ABA, ISBA and ACS are currently seeking nominations for their 2016 pro bono awards. Read more.

PILI's mission is to cultivate a lifelong commitment to public interest law and pro bono service within the Illinois legal community to expand the availability of legal services for people, families and communities in need. PILI envisions a legal community with a deeply rooted culture of service, where law students, lawyers and legal professionals at all stages of their careers engage in public interest law or pro bono work, and remain committed to addressing the unmet legal needs of the poor and underrepresented.

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Chicago, IL 60654


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