Alumni Spotlights

PILI Alumni Spotlight: Patricia Varona Garcia, 2018 Law Student Intern

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 […]

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PILI Alumni Spotlight: Nidhi Narielwala, 2018 Graduate Fellow

“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.”

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PILI Alumni Spotlight: Nidhi Narielwala, 2018 Graduate Fellow

“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.”

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PILI Alumni Spotlight: Pilar G. Mendez, 2018 Law Student Intern

“I have focused my career thus far on people and worked on issues and policy areas aimed at improving access to care and closing the justice gap. Though I am still in school, my commitment to service is inherent in everything I do.”

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PILI Alumni Spotlight: Irene Hickey Sullivan, 2018 Graduate Fellow

“Although I have only been an attorney for a few months, I have prioritized making pro bono service a consistent component of my practice.”

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PILI Alumni Spotlight: Sean Morales-Doyle

“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.”

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PILI Alumni Spotlight: Margaret Kamm, 2017 PILI Intern

“Knowing that my work impacts real people in need of legal assistance instilled in me a sense of responsibility that I will carry forward long after the end of the summer.”

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PILI Alumni Spotlight: Marlow Svatek, 2014 Law Student Intern & 2017 Graduate Fellow

“As lawyers, we represent an extremely privileged segment of society. With that privilege comes the responsibility to use our skills to better our communities and our world.”

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PILI Alumni Spotlight: Andrea Augustinas, 2017 PILI Intern

“I came to law school knowing I wanted to practice public interest law, and that my career, however it took shape, was going to be committed to helping those who need help the most. That commitment has only been enhanced by the Internship experiences PILI has allowed me to have.”

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PILI Alumni Spotlight: Kirsten Moran, 2017 Graduate Fellow

“I’m excited about becoming involved in other pro bono opportunities at Jones Day, and plan to continue public service advocacy in the Chicago community.”

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