Public Interest Law Initiative

Explore the Possibilities: Public Interest Law Opportunities for Law Students (Chicago)


Looking to secure a legal aid, public interest law or government position during or after law school? This complimentary program is for law students who are interested in learning more about opportunities as volunteers, interns, externs, fellows or staff in the public interest law sector. This program is co-sponsored by the Chicago Law School Consortium (CALSC).

2017 Agenda

10:00 a.m. – Registration & Continental Breakfast

10:15 a.m. – Opening Session:

A Conversation on Access to Justice with Major Players in Public Interest

11:10 a.m. – Concurrent Sessions:

1. The Basics: What You Need to Know to Get Started

2. Next Steps: Preparing for Post-Graduate Opportunities

12:10 p.m. – Lunchtime Session:

Hot Topics in Social Justice

1:30 p.m. – Concurrent Sessions:

1. Plotting Your Government Career Path

2. Innovative Ways to Fill the Justice Gap

Lunch will be provided. Business casual attire is recommended.

Online registration is now closed. If you would you still like to attend, please contact Belinda Bing by email or by phone at 312-832-5127.

PILI will host another Explore the Possibilities program at Washington University School of Law in St. Louis on Saturday, September 23rd.


Venue: Chicago-Kent College of Law

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