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Young professionals board

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.

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.