In 2009, this program was held on Saturday, October 17, 2009 at John Marshall Law School. The program featured a panel discussion focusing on how to obtain pro bono and public interest law placements, particularly PILI Internships and Fellowships, Equal Justice Works Fellowships, Skadden Fellowships as well as incorporating pro bono and public interest law into your legal experience in law school and throughout your career. Following the panel discussion, there was career service representatives available from Chicago-Kent School of Law, DePaul University College of Law, The John Marshall Law School, Loyola University School of Law, and the University of Chicago School of Law. These representatives conducted resume review and interviewing tips sessions with attendees. Attendees also had the opportunity to meet with leading attorneys in private, government, and public interest law practice as well as a member of the judiciary.
Photo 1 - Program Panelists: Jarrett Knox, Jennifer Hrycyna, Reena Bajowala, and Nichole Cain
Photo 2 - Kevin Hull of Phi Alpha Delta welcomes attendees and explains the day's events.
Photo 3 - Michael Bergmann of PILI and Michele Jochner of Phi Alpha Delta with the pro bono and public interest law mentors, including Jordan Heinz, Justin Heather, Susan Curry, Sean Ginty and Sean Wieber.