Equal Justice Works recently announced the 2019 Fellows and we were excited to learn that eight PILI Alumni are part of the class! The Equal Justice Works Fellowship is a program that funds public interest attorneys for two years while they work on a specific project at a host agency.
Volunteers assisted three low-income clients with legal issues including adoption, descendent’s estate and breach of contract.
PILI has recently added new Alumni Class Representatives for the the 2016-2020 Class: Nicole Joseph and Priya Desai.
Seven volunteers assisted three low-income clients with legal issues including adoptions and a tort case.
PILI is excited to welcome Patricia Varona Garcia to our Alumni Network Leadership Council as the 2018 Law Student Intern Alumni Representative. Each year, PILI appoints one Intern and one Fellow from the most recent class to serve on the council for a two-year term. Patricia is a second-year law student at the John Marshall […]
“My PILI Fellowship was the perfect start to my career after law school. It gave me valuable insight into the hardships faced by indigent and minority communities when dealing with the judicial system.”
They assisted low-income clients with legal issues including adoption, HIPAA, adult guardianship and foreclosure.
Thank you to the volunteers from Chapman and Cutler who volunteered together at the Legal Prep Community Law Clinic in February! They assisted two clients with legal issues such as adult guardianship and adoption.
“I knew when I went to law school that I wanted to get involved in public interest work. I wasn’t sure what that meant or what I wanted to do. PILI gave me an opportunity to explore different opportunities.”
Volunteers from Kirkland & Ellis and United Airlines volunteered at the Legal Prep Community Law Clinic in November and assisted clients with legal issues such as divorce and medicare determinations.