Public Interest Law Initiative

Public Interest Law Career Path


This seminar features dedicated public interest law attorneys who will share their experiences in charting a career in public interest law. Panelists will include attorneys who have experience in legal aid and government, and with judicial clerkships and post-graduate fellowships.


  • Veronica Cortez, Staff Attorney, Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law
  • Kate Shank, Deputy Director, Legal Aid Chicago
  • Ken Walden, Managing Attorney, Access Living of Metropolitan Chicago

Enter the building at 304 South State Street and give your name to security.

Lunch will be provided for everyone in attendance. Online registration is required by 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 24th. If you have questions or problems with the form, please contact Rebecca Fernandez by email or by phone at 312-832-5127.

Venue: John Marshall Law School, Room 1200

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