Public Service and Public Interest Law

3L, Recent Alum Earn Coveted Fellowships

Meredith Heagney
Law School Office of Communications
June 11, 2013

One soon-to-be Chicago Law graduate and one recent alumna are the recipients of a highly competitive fellowship that will allow them to serve Chicago communities in need for the next two years.

Faculty: 
Susan J. Curry

Pro Bono Service Initiative Recognition Ceremony

Date: 
05.06.2013
Location: 
North Green Lounge
We will be recognizing all graduating students who have completed the Pro Bono Pledge by completing at least 50 hours of supervised volunteer legal work that helps to meet the legal needs of persons of limited means, to promote access to justice, or to serve the public good.

Equal Justice Works Fellowships: Beyond the Basics

Date: 
04.10.2013
Location: 
Room B

Radhika Singh Miller, EJW Senior Program Manager

Pro Bono Work of John Durrant '01 Highlighted in California Lawyer Magazine

Is this a Record profile?: 
No

John Durrant, '01, was pro bono counsel for 2012 suit that detailed over 100 incidents of abuse of inmates by Los Angeles County deputies. You can read more here.

Class year: 
2001

The Law School Pro Bono Service Initiative: What it is and What it Means for You

Date: 
04.15.2013
Location: 
Room D

Join us for lunch and to meet the new Manger of the Pro Bono Service Initiative, Shehnaz Mansuri, who will provide information about pro bono opportunities in the community and how students can get involved.

Patti Melick '87 Named Volunteer of the Year by Pro Bono Partnership

Is this a Record profile?: 
No

From Wiggin and Dana's website:

Class year: 
1987

Public Interest Fellowship Session

Date: 
04.17.2013
Location: 
Room D

If you are considering applying for a public interest fellowship after graduation or after a judicial clerkship, please join us for this program.  The program will cover types of fellowships, timeline considerations, available resources, and tips for navigating the process.

University Community Service Center Profiles Spring Break of Service

Law School Students Head South for Spring Break of Service
Michelle Lee
ucsc.uchicago.edu
March 7, 2013

Many people spend their spring breaks napping on the white sandy beaches of some exotic locale or napping in their beds at home, but not James DuBray.

A second-year student at the University of Chicago Law School, DuBray is a board member and participant of Spring Break of Service—a CSRSO that plans a weeklong service opportunity for students interested in volunteer legal work.

CLF Auction 2013

Linked article
Article: 
Article title: 
Great Party, Even Better Cause
Article brief: 
Annual auction to support students working in public interest law is a highlight of the year for students.
Article date: 
February 18, 2013

Read about the auction.

Chicago Law Foundation Auction Supports Students Working in the Public Interest

Meredith Heagney
Law School Office of Communications
February 18, 2013

Outside the Law School, it was your typical winter evening in Chicago: snow on the ground, icy patches on the sidewalks, a nasty chill in the air.

Faculty: 
Douglas G. Baird
Faculty: 
Michael H. Schill
Faculty: 
William M. Landes
Faculty: 
Aziz Huq
Faculty: 
Omri Ben-Shahar
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