Happy Pro Bono Week! PILI officially kicked of our celebration last week and we have a variety of in person and virtual events across Illinois to #CelebrateProBono through November 18th. We hope you will join us in celebration. Learn more about our celebrations »

It is also less than two months until our 45th Anniversary Awards Gala on December 1st. We are very thankful for our generous sponsors, including our Sapphire Anniversary Sponsors: Chapman and Cutler, Sidley Austin LLP and Simmons Hanley Conroy. Tickets are on sale now and we hope to see you there!

We are also planning CLE programs and pro bono clinics as well. Details are below and you can always find a list of upcoming events on our website. We hope to see you over the next month!

  • PILI at 45: A Virtual Alumni Town Hall on November 14th. As PILI celebrates its 45th Anniversary in 2022, we invite PILI Alumni from across the country to join us for a virtual town hall to hear updates and ask questions about what’s happening at PILI. Read more »

  • Join us for PILI's Illinois Forum on Pro Bono on November 16th! PILI’s Illinois Forum on Pro Bono brings together a cross-section of pro bono stakeholders from corporations, law firms, law schools and public interest law agencies to discuss ideas and strategies to expand and enhance pro bono in Illinois. This year's theme is "Revitalizing & Reengaging: Pro Bono in 2023." Read more »

  • Volunteers Needed: Wills & POA Clinic in Edwardsville on November 10th. Volunteer attorneys are needed from 8:30 a.m. until noon to participate in a clinic to provide veterans, active duty military, and their spouses with free wills and POAs. A CLE training is being offered on November 1st. Read more »

  • Intern & Fellow Application System Now Open. Interested law students can now apply for Spring Semester 2023 PILI Internships and Summer 2023 Graduate Fellowship positions. Read more »

  • Summer 2023 Intern Application System Opens in November. On November 1st, 2Ls will be able to apply and on November 15th, 1Ls will be able to apply for summer 2023 Law Student Internships. Read more »

  • PILI is Hiring an Attorney & Program Associate! the Attorney & Program. The Associate will coordinate the following PILI Programs: Law Student Internship, Graduate Fellowship, and Alumni Network. The Attorney & Program Associate will serve as a member of PILI’s Programs Team and will also provide support to PILI’s statewide efforts to expand and enhance pro bono. Read more »
Join us to celebrate our 45th Anniversary!
Support our Work as We Celebrate our 45th Anniversary
There are many ways to support our work, from volunteering through one of our pro bono opportunities, to sponsoring one of our special events, to joining one of our leadership boards, to making a donation. Take the initiative to learn more and get involved today!

Interested? Learn how to support our work on our website.
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GivingTuesday 2022 is just around the corner on November 29th and our Young Professional Board will again be organizing our fundraising efforts. Stay tuned for more information on how you can support PILI through our GivingTuesday campaign.