cultivating a lifelong commitment
to public interest law and pro bono service
within the Illinois legal community
News Digest - February  2017
Please complete this survey by March 10th so that we have the greatest amount of feedback to best guide our efforts. Read more.


Volunteer at the Legal Prep Community Law Clinic, February 21st and March 21st

We still need volunteers on February 21st  and March 21st at the clinic at Legal Prep Charter Academies.


Tickets are on sale now! Come enjoy drinks, food and classic arcade games in support of PILI for the low price of $25!  Read more.



Applications are still open for summer Law Student Internships and Graduate Fellowships.  Read more.


Sponsorship opportunities are now available starting at $1,000 for this event that celebrates pro bono in Illinois.  Read more.


Join in PILI's 40th Anniversary Celebration

Special thanks to Kimball & Karen Anderson for chairing the 40th Anniversary Awards Gala and pledging a $25,000 donation. Read more.
Beth is based in Peoria and her addition will further expand PILI's statewide reach and impact. Read more.
These eight Interns will each provide 200 hours of legal services to or on behalf of low-income and underrepresented clients in Chicago. Read more.
Michael Cramer, Maurice Grant, Ann Pille and Kristofer Swanson have been elected to PILI's Board of Directors. Read more.
PILI is grateful to the Lawyers Trust Fund, the Francis Beidler Foundation and the Robert E. Gallagher Charitable Trust for again supporting PILI in 2017. Read more.
Eight attorney and paralegal volunteers assisted nearly 40 clients with legal needs. Read more.
Andrew was a 2003 PILI Graduate Fellows at LAF and received PILI's Distinguished Fellow Alumni Award in 2014. 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.

Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI)
321 North Clark Street, 28th Floor
Chicago, IL 60654


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