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  • 06/29/2018 - College of Law Grad Already Making His Mark Helping the Community

    For one recent DePaul University College of Law graduate, work has already been in full swing by helping Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients in DuPage County maintain their benefits. Nolan Downey (JD ’18), originally from Erie, Pennsylvania, was attracted to the College of Law in part because the emphasis on public service matched his own values and there was the...
  • 05/29/2018 - College of Law Faculty, Staff and Students Honored at 2018 Commencement

    During the 2018 commencement ceremony, the DePaul College of Law proudly presented faculty, staff and students with individual achievement awards for their outstanding work this year. Congratulations go out to all the award recipients and the Class of 2018 on their accomplishments. Professors Allen Moye and Bruce Ottley were presented with Faculty Teaching Awards. Moye made a special teaching...
  • 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...

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