Public Interest Law Initiative

Explore the Possibilities: Public Interest Law Program 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 Area Law School Consortium (CALSC).


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

10:15 a.m. – Opening Session: A Conversation on Access to Justice

11:00 a.m. – Break

11:10 a.m. – Concurrent Sessions

The Basics: What You Need to Know to Get Started
Next Steps: Preparing for Post-Graduate Opportunities

12:10 p.m. – Lunchtime Session:Hot Topics in Social Justice

1:20 p.m. – Break

1:30 p.m. – Concurrent Sessions

Plotting Your Government Career Path
Innovative Ways to Fill the Justice Gap

Breakfast & lunch will be provided. Business casual attire is recommended.

PILI will host another Explore the Possibilities program in  St. Louis on Saturday, September 28th.

Advance registration is required by Thursday, October 24th. If you have any questions or problems with registration, please email PILI or call us at 312-832-5127.

Venue: Chicago-Kent College of Law

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