Public Interest Law addresses the political, social, environmental, and economic welfare of communities, with an emphasis on society’s underrepresented issues and groups.

PILG’s Goals:

  • Encourage law students to devote their careers to the fight for social good
  • Expose students to the broad range of work being done to advance legal goals for the benefit of the public
  • Provide an information base for public interest work
  • Create a forum for healthy and interactive discussion
  • Inspire students to follow their hearts

PILG is dedicated to helping students focus on issues within, but not limited to, the substantive areas of

  • Constitutional Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Civil Rights Law
  • LGBTQIA Law
  • Elder Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Family Law
  • Immigration Law
  • Labor Law
  • Urban Law
  • Poverty Law
  • Native American Law
  • Legal Ethics

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2015 PILG Clerkship Application Instructions

2015 PILG Clerkship Online Application

Past Clerkship Recipients

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PILG Executive Board Members

President: Sarah Flinn
Auction Chair: Emo Overall
Treasurer: Laura Hernández
Membership Chair: Katie Steefel
Events Chair: Alyssa Beccar
Community Engagement Chair: Mia Kontnik