Illinois Legal Aid Online's Young Professionals Board (YPB) is an organized group of up-and-coming leaders who engage in networking, socializing, and fundraising in support of our mission to use technology in innovative ways to increase access to justice for lower-income Illinois residents. Please see the YPB's Fact Sheet to learn more about the group, or join members at one of our upcoming new membership lunches.
Young professionals board
Alyse Mauro, Co-Chair
McDermott Will & Emery LLP
Alyse Mauro is a Litigation Paralegal in the Intellectual Property Practice Group at McDermott Will & Emery, where she is also a member of the firm’s Pro Bono Committee. Before joining McDermott Will & Emery, Alyse was a Senior Litigation Paralegal at Frommer Lawrence & Haug in New York. Alyse is passionate about giving back and volunteers her time to help those in need as often as she can.
Michael Gibbons, Co-Chair
Mike Gibbons is Director of Business Development at TransPerfect Legal Solutions, where he oversees litigation + language support services for AmLaw 200 Law Firms + Fortune 500 companies. He has gained experience working on a variety of pro bono cases and joined Illinois Legal Aid Online in 2015. Previously, he served as Social Committee Co-Chair in 2016-2017. A Chicago native, he graduated University of Iowa.