2009 Alumni Program & Reception Events
The first alumni program and reception of 2009 was hosted by Howrey LLP on Tuesday, April 28th. A panel of PILI alumni described their path to their career in public interest law. The program was entitled, "The Path to a Career in the Public Interest Law Sector."
The second alumni program and reception of 2009 was hosted by Jenner & Block on Thursday, July 23rd. This event featured a panel discussion entitled, "The Current Economy’s Impact on the Public Interest Law Landscape" and will be followed by a reception. In addition to PILI's Alumni, supervisors from PILI's Participating Agencies were also invited to attend.
The final alumni program and reception of 2009 was held on Wednesday, November 18th and hosted by Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell LLP. As with past programs, the first hour was devoted to a topical discussion. The theme of the topical discussion was “Lawyer to Leader: Volunteer Management Skills for the Public Interest Law Attorney,” with topics including how to run an effective meeting, managing a committee or board, working with staff, and motivating other volunteers. The topical discussion was followed by a casual networking reception for former PILI Interns and Fellows.