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  • 03/20/2018 - Students and Alumni Partner to Answer Legal Questions

    On March 2, the Pro Bono & Community Service Initiative hosted Legal Answers, a program of Illinois Legal Aid Online (ILAO). Six alumni attorneys and 13 law students participated. ILAO is an online resource for Illinois residents in need of legal information. The services range from general legal knowledge to guiding pro se litigants through complicated legal processes. The overarching purpose...
  • 02/21/2018 - Pro Bono and Community Service Initiative Partners with Cornerstone Community Outreach

    Pro Bono and Community Service Initiative (PBCSI) partnered with University Ministries on February 17th for a day of service at Cornerstone Community Outreach in the city’s Uptown neighborhood. Cornerstone Community Outreach has a long standing commitment to providing shelter and finding homes for families and individuals who are at the greatest risk of being excluded from necessary services. The...
  • 01/18/2018 - PBCSI Celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

    DePaul Law's Pro Bono and Community Service Initiative (PBCSI) partnered with DePaul Law’s Black Law Student Association, the University’s Fraternity, Phi Alpha Delta, University Ministries and Jumpstart to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on January 13th. Volunteers participated in the Marillac Social Center's annual Martin Luther King Jr. Peace Fair on Chicago's West Side....
  • 11/21/2017 - Third year DePaul Law student makes a global impact

    Currently in her final year at DePaul University College of Law, Emily Steinert already has established an impressive legal resume. Dedicated to international human rights law, with particular interests in asylum law and women's rights, Steinert was selected for a prestigious internship last summer at the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia at The Hague,...
  • 02/28/2017 - DePaul College of Law partners with Illinois Legal Aid Online to host legal answers pro bono clinic housing and family law

    DePaul’s Schiller DuCanto & Fleck Family Law Center, Center for Public Interest Law, and Pro Bono & Community Service Initiative joined forces with Illinois Legal Aid Online to host a Legal Answers pro bono clinic in family and housing law. The clinic took place on Friday, February 24th at DePaul College of Law.  Fifteen pro bono attorneys, many of who are DePaul alumni, and...
  • 12/16/2016 - DePaul Law congratulates its three Unity Award winners

    DePaul University College of Law congratulates three students, Lark Mulligan, Fadya Salem and Emily Steinert, on winning scholarships at the 2016 Unity Award Dinner & 14th Swearing-In of Bar Presidents Ceremony. Both Mulligan and Steinert received the Jerold S. Solovy Diversity Scholarship Award, which honors students who promote diversity within the legal field...
  • 11/01/2016 - Family law center teaches students about public service and child advocacy work

    DePaul University College of Law's Schiller DuCanto & Fleck Family Law Center joined with the Center for Public Interest Law and the Pro Bono & Community Service Initiative to host a discussion on public service and child advocacy work. Professor Allison Ortlieb moderated the panel, which featured the Honorable Patrick T. Murphy of the Circuit Court of Cook County’s...

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