Public Interest Law Initiative

Explore the Possibilities: Public Interest Law Opportunities for Law Students (St. Louis)


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 SLU Law and Washington University in St. Louis School of Law.

2017 Agenda

9:45 a.m. – Registration & Continental Breakfast

10:00 a.m. – Opening Session & Keynote Address

Jacki Langum, Arch City Defenders

Brendan Roediger, SLU Law Clinic

10:45 a.m. – Opportunities in the Public Interest Sector

Megan Kinney, Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Foundation

Amy Diemer, Catholic Legal Assistance Ministries (CLAM)

Stephanie Lummus, Catholic Legal Assistance Ministries (CLAM)

12:00 p.m. – Networking Lunch

1:00 p.m. – Planning & Structuring Your Public Interest Job Search

Belinda Dantley, Voices for Children

Suzy Lake, Legal Services of Eastern Missouri

Javad Khazaeli, Khazaeli Wyrsch

Lunch will be provided. Business casual attire is recommended.

Online registration is now closed. If you have any questions about this program or still wish to attend, please contact Belinda Bing by email or by phone at 312-832-5127.

PILI will host another Explore the Possibilities program at Chicago-Kent College of Law on Saturday, October 14th.

Venue: Washington University School of Law

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