Advancing the Mission through Public Interest & the Private Bar

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In order to maximize the services provided by public interest organizations, it is important to build strong relationships between public interest law and the private bar. Speakers will discuss developing and maintaining these relationships and will provide insight from their own experiences on the benefits of these partnerships.

Training provided by:

  • Cheryl Lawrence, Executive Director, Lawyers’ Committee for Better Housing
  • Elizabeth Lewis, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery LLP
  • Xiaorong JaJah Wu, Supervising Attorney, Young Center for Immigrant Children’s Rights at the University of Chicago

Attendees should enter the building at 304 South State Street and be prepared to give your name to security. Please note, this seminar will take place in room 1200.  

Lunch will be provided for everyone in attendance. Registration is now closed. Please contact PILI Program Manager Katie Pieper with questions about the educational programming.