DePaul announces 2015 LRAP award recipients

DePaul University College of Law presented its annual Loan Repayment Assistance Program (LRAP) awards to eight DePaul alumni currently working in public interest positions across the country on November 5.
 The Loan Repayment Assistance Program is designed to assist DePaul law graduates with lower-paying public sector jobs to manage their educational debt. The program started in 2006 and has helped 54 alumni since its inception. Recipients shared remarks about their passion for the work in public interest law and expressed their gratitude for DePaul's financial support to make these career paths possible.


This year’s LRAP recipients are: 

  • Rocio Alcantar ‘10, National Immigrant Justice Center
  • Samuel Keen ‘14, Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands
  • Courtney Kelledes ‘13, Cabrini Green Legal Aid
  • Natalie Lilavois ‘13, The Legal Aid Society, Bronx, New York
  • Maria Macias ‘11, Justice For Our Neighbors – Dallas Fort Worth
  • Ryann Moran ‘07, Cabrini Green Legal Aid
  • Olivia Villegas ‘10, Life Span Center for Legal Services & Advocacy
  • Lindsay Van Fleet ‘10, Vermilion County Public Defender’s Office