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College of Law Grad Already Making His Mark Helping the Community

College of Law Grad Already Making His Mark Helping the Community

Emily McTavish, DePaul University College of Law  /  06/29/2018  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Features, Pro Bono and Community Service, Public Interest Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

For one recent DePaul University College of Law graduate, work has already been in full swing by helping Supplemental Nutrition... read more

Students and Alumni Partner to Answer Legal Questions

Students and Alumni Partner to Answer Legal Questions

DePaul University College of Law  /  03/20/2018  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Pro Bono and Community Service, Public Interest Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

On March 2, the Pro Bono & Community Service Initiative hosted Legal Answers, a program of Illinois Legal Aid Online (ILAO). Six alumni... read more

Pro Bono and Community Service Initiative Partners with Cornerstone Community Outreach

Pro Bono and Community Service Initiative Partners with Cornerstone Community Outreach

DePaul University College of Law  /  02/21/2018  /  Posted in: Pro Bono and Community Service, Public Interest Law, Student News, Alumni News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Pro Bono and Community Service Initiative (PBCSI) partnered with University Ministries on February 17th for a day of service at Cornerstone... read more

PBCSI Celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

PBCSI Celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

DePaul University College of Law  /  01/18/2018  /  Posted in: Pro Bono and Community Service, Public Interest Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul Law's Pro Bono and Community Service Initiative (PBCSI) partnered with DePaul Law’s Black Law Student Association, the... read more

Third year DePaul Law student makes a global impact

Third year DePaul Law student makes a global impact

DePaul University College of Law  /  11/21/2017  /  Posted in: Features, Student News, Human Rights Law, Pro Bono and Community Service, Public Interest Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Currently in her final year at DePaul University College of Law, Emily Steinert already has established an impressive legal resume.... read more

Pro Bono and Community Service Initiative hosts Donate-a-Day for students at Lydia Home

Pro Bono and Community Service Initiative hosts Donate-a-Day for students at Lydia Home

DePaul University College of Law, Pro Bono & Community Service Initiative  /  10/06/2017  /  Posted in: Student News, Pro Bono and Community Service  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

On Saturday, September 16, the Pro Bono and Community Service Initiative (PBCSI) hosted its first Donate-a-Day of the school year at Lydia... read more

Sixth Anuual 1L Service Day

Sixth Anuual 1L Service Day

DePaul University College of Law  /  09/01/2017  /  Posted in: Pro Bono and Community Service, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

On Friday, August 18, the College of Law held its Sixth Annual 1L Service Day. The Service Day brought in 100 volunteers including... read more

PBCSI Annual Service Award Reception

PBCSI Annual Service Award Reception

DePaul University College of Law  /  04/24/2017  /  Posted in: Pro Bono and Community Service  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

The Pro Bono & Community Service Initiative (PBCSI) held its annual service awards reception on April 12, 2017. This year, 74 law... read more

DePaul Law organizations participate in Donate-a-Day

DePaul Law organizations participate in Donate-a-Day

DePaul University College of Law  /  04/06/2017  /  Posted in: Pro Bono and Community Service  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

On Saturday, March 25th, the Pro Bono & Community Service Initiative (PBCSI) partnered with DePaul University Ministries, If/When/How,... read more

DePaul College of Law partners with Illinois Legal Aid Online to host legal answers pro bono clinic housing and family law

DePaul College of Law partners with Illinois Legal Aid Online to host legal answers pro bono clinic housing and family law

DePaul University College of Law  /  02/28/2017  /  Posted in: Family Law, Pro Bono and Community Service, Public Interest Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul’s Schiller DuCanto & Fleck Family Law Center, Center for Public Interest Law, and Pro Bono & Community Service Initiative... read more

Pro Bono and Community Service Initiative, Center for Disability and Elder Law celebrate Pro Bono Week 2016

Pro Bono and Community Service Initiative, Center for Disability and Elder Law celebrate Pro Bono Week 2016

DePaul University College of Law  /  11/29/2016  /  Posted in: Pro Bono and Community Service  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

For the sixth consecutive year, DePaul University College of Law's Pro Bono and Community Service Initiative and the Center... read more

Family law center teaches students about public service and child advocacy work

Family law center teaches students about public service and child advocacy work

DePaul University College of Law  /  11/01/2016  /  Posted in: Family Law, Pro Bono and Community Service, Public Interest Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul University College of Law's Schiller DuCanto & Fleck Family Law Center joined with the Center for Public Interest... read more

DePaul law students give back during service day

DePaul law students give back during service day

DePaul University College of Law  /  08/30/2016  /  Posted in: Pro Bono and Community Service, Public Interest Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul’s College of Law held its fifth annual 1L Service Day on August 19, 2016. This year, more than 100... read more

DePaul Law appoints new director of Pro Bono & Community Service Initiative

DePaul Law appoints new director of Pro Bono & Community Service Initiative

DePaul University College of Law  /  07/14/2016  /  Posted in: Pro Bono and Community Service, Public Interest Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​ Shehnaz Mansuri joined DePaul's College of Law as director of the Pro Bono & Community Service Initiative in June 2016. In this... read more

DePaul law students, alumna receive awards for pro bono work

DePaul law students, alumna receive awards for pro bono work

DePaul University College of Law  /  05/06/2016  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Pro Bono and Community Service, Public Interest Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul University College of Law’s Pro Bono & Community Service Initiative (PBCSI) recognized 84 students who collectively reported more... read more

Law students teach restorative justice at Jones College Prep

Law students teach restorative justice at Jones College Prep

DePaul University College of Law  /  04/07/2016  /  Posted in: Pro Bono and Community Service, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul University College of Law student volunteers visited neighboring high school Jones Prep to teach freshman and... read more

PILA auction raises more than $20,000 to support public interest summer stipends

PILA auction raises more than $20,000 to support public interest summer stipends

DePaul University College of Law  /  03/08/2016  /  Posted in: Public Interest Law, Pro Bono and Community Service  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

More than 225 students, faculty, staff, alumni and community members gathered at the 20th annual DePaul Law Auction on February... read more

PBCSI volunteers join Marillac Social Center at MLK Peace Fair

PBCSI volunteers join Marillac Social Center at MLK Peace Fair

Pro Bono and Community Service Initiative  /  02/04/2016  /  Posted in: Pro Bono and Community Service, Public Interest Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Pro Bono and Community Service Initiative (PBCSI) volunteers participated in the Marillac Social Center's annual Martin Luther King Jr.... read more

DePaul announces 2015 LRAP award recipients

DePaul announces 2015 LRAP award recipients

Center for Public Interest Law  /  11/16/2015  /  Posted in: Public Interest Law, Pro Bono and Community Service, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul University College of Law presented its annual Loan Repayment Assistance Program (LRAP) awards to eight DePaul alumni currently... read more

Lawyers in the classroom

Lawyers in the classroom

DePaul University College of Law  /  11/10/2015  /  Posted in: Pro Bono and Community Service  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​​​Each year the Pro Bono & Community Service Initiative partners with the Constitutional Rights Foundation of Chicago and A.N.... read more

PBSCI October Donate A Day

PBSCI October Donate A Day

DePaul University College of Law  /  11/04/2015  /  Posted in: Pro Bono and Community Service  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​​​As a way to celebrate Pro Bono Week, the Pro Bono and Community Service Initiative (PBCSI) held its annual October Donate-A-Day on... read more

LAF attorneys discuss positive impact of ACA on impoverished

LAF attorneys discuss positive impact of ACA on impoverished

Center for Public Interest Law  /  10/16/2015  /  Posted in: Public Interest Law, Pro Bono and Community Service  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

The Center for Public Interest Law (CPIL) and Legal Assistance Foundation's (LAF) Young Professionals Board cohosted "The... read more

Students learn about pro bono and community service opportunities at fall service fair

Students learn about pro bono and community service opportunities at fall service fair

Pro Bono and Community Serivice Iniatiative  /  10/06/2015  /  Posted in: Pro Bono and Community Service  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​​​Following an exciting 1L Service Day to kick off the year, the Fall Service Fair, hosted by DePaul's Pro Bono &... read more

DePaul law students volunteer at Pritzker Elementary School

DePaul law students volunteer at Pritzker Elementary School

DePaul University College of Law  /  09/30/2015  /  Posted in: Pro Bono and Community Service  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​​​ On Saturday, September 26, the Pro Bono and Community Service Initiative (PBCSI) hosted its first Donate-A-Day of the school... read more

PBCSI volunteers of the month: Lindsey Tobias and Casey Williams

PBCSI volunteers of the month: Lindsey Tobias and Casey Williams

Center for Public Interest Law  /  05/14/2015  /  Posted in: Pro Bono and Community Service  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul’s Pro Bono & Community Service Initiative (PBCSI) is delighted to recognize Lindsey Tobias and Casey Williams as the May... read more

PBCSI service awards reception and Pro Bono Alumni Award recipient

PBCSI service awards reception and Pro Bono Alumni Award recipient

The Center for Public Interest Law  /  05/12/2015  /  Posted in: Pro Bono and Community Service, Public Interest Law, Alumni News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

The Pro Bono & Community Service Initiative (PBCSI) held its annual service awards reception on April 23, 2015, in the DePaul... read more

Author and advocate Sister Helen Prejean visits DePaul

Author and advocate Sister Helen Prejean visits DePaul

Center for Public Interest Law  /  04/24/2015  /  Posted in: Pro Bono and Community Service, Public Interest Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

The Journal for Social Justice, University Ministry and the Center for Public Interest Law had the honor and privilege of hosting... read more

PBCSI volunteer of the month: Byron Munro

PBCSI volunteer of the month: Byron Munro

Pro Bono and Community Service Initiative  /  04/20/2015  /  Posted in: Pro Bono and Community Service, Public Interest Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

First-year law student Byron Munro is the Pro Bono Community Service Initiative’s April Volunteer of the Month. Munro was chosen as this... read more

PBCSI volunteers of the month: Chelsea Geiger and Colleen Mulligan

PBCSI volunteers of the month: Chelsea Geiger and Colleen Mulligan

Center for Public Interest Law  /  03/24/2015  /  Posted in: Public Interest Law, Pro Bono and Community Service  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​​​Chelsea Geiger and Colleen Mulligan may be first-year law students, but they have not let that stop them from pursuing pro bono and... read more

PBCSI training connects law students with pro bono organizations

PBCSI training connects law students with pro bono organizations

Center for Public Interest Law  /  02/13/2015  /  Posted in: Pro Bono and Community Service, Public Interest Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

During the first week of February the Pro Bono & Community Service Initiative (PBCSI) was busy training law students for a variety of... read more

College of Law embraces MLK's message of reflection, fellowship and service

College of Law embraces MLK's message of reflection, fellowship and service

Center for Public Interest Law  /  01/27/2015  /  Posted in: Public Interest Law, Pro Bono and Community Service  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

In collaboration with the Pro Bono & Community Service Initiative and UMIN in the Loop, the College of Law’s Diversity Committee... read more

Law students volunteer at St. Vincent de Paul Center’s Homeless Outreach Luncheon

Law students volunteer at St. Vincent de Paul Center’s Homeless Outreach Luncheon

Center for Public Interest Law  /  12/04/2014  /  Posted in: Pro Bono and Community Service, Public Interest Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

On November 23, PBCSI hosted the final Donate-A-Day of the fall semester. Volunteers gathered on Friday evening at the St. Vincent de Paul... read more

Alumni and students collaborate to help seniors during Pro Bono Week

Alumni and students collaborate to help seniors during Pro Bono Week

Center for Public Interest Law  /  11/13/2014  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Pro Bono and Community Service, Public Interest Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

As a way to celebrate Pro Bono Week, the Pro Bono and Community Service Initiative (PBCSI) held its annual October Donate-A-Day on... read more

PBCSI hosts New Americans Initiative training

PBCSI hosts New Americans Initiative training

Center for Public Interest Law  /  11/03/2014  /  Posted in: Pro Bono and Community Service, Public Interest Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

On Friday, September 26, the Pro Bono and Community Service Initiative welcomed World Relief Chicago to the College of Law for a... read more

Lawyers in the Classroom program resumes at Pritzker

Lawyers in the Classroom program resumes at Pritzker

Center for Public Interest Law  /  10/30/2014  /  Posted in: Pro Bono and Community Service, Public Interest Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Each year the Pro Bono & Community Service Initiative partners each year with the Constitutional Rights Foundation Chicago and... read more

DePaul's LRAP award honors dedicated public interest alumni

DePaul's LRAP award honors dedicated public interest alumni

Center for Public Interest Law  /  10/29/2014  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Public Interest Law, Student News, Pro Bono and Community Service  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

On Thursday, October 2, the Loan Repayment Assistance Program (LRAP) Committee and the Center for Public Interest Law (CPIL) hosted its... read more

PBCSI service fair attracts record numbers

PBCSI service fair attracts record numbers

Center for Public Interest Law  /  10/01/2014  /  Posted in: Pro Bono and Community Service, Public Interest Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

On the heels of an exciting and thought-provoking 1L Service Day, the Pro Bono & Community Service Initiative’s Fall Service Fair drew... read more

Students reflect on Vincentian mission at 1L Service Day

Students reflect on Vincentian mission at 1L Service Day

Center for Public Interest Law  /  09/10/2014  /  Posted in: Pro Bono and Community Service, Public Interest Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

The College of Law held its third annual 1L Service Day on Friday, August 22. This year’s service day brought in just under 70... read more

Pro Bono Staycation gives spring breakers the option to learn and help others

Pro Bono Staycation gives spring breakers the option to learn and help others

DePaul University College of Law  /  06/20/2014  /  Posted in: Pro Bono and Community Service, Public Interest Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

A group of College of Law students chose an alternate spring break experience this year by donating their time to the Pro Bono... read more

DePaul’s Legal Prep volunteer team coaches high school students to success

DePaul’s Legal Prep volunteer team coaches high school students to success

DePaul University College of Law  /  05/27/2014  /  Posted in: Pro Bono and Community Service, Public Interest Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul College of Law volunteers worked closely with high school students from Legal Prep Charter Academy to teach litigation and... read more

PBCSI recognizes record number of students, alumna for service work

PBCSI recognizes record number of students, alumna for service work

Center for Public Interest Law  /  05/06/2014  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Pro Bono and Community Service, Public Interest Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

At its annual service awards reception on April 22, the Pro Bono & Community Service Initiative (PBCSI) recognized a record number... read more

CPS sixth-graders visit DePaul College of Law, study cyberbullying case

CPS sixth-graders visit DePaul College of Law, study cyberbullying case

Center for Public Interest Law  /  05/01/2014  /  Posted in: Pro Bono and Community Service, Public Interest Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul law students, staff and faculty worked with sixth-grade students from Chicago Public Schools' A.N. Pritzker Elementary School for... read more

NLAP co-founders honored as "Faces of Justice"

NLAP co-founders honored as "Faces of Justice"

DePaul University College of Law  /  04/16/2014  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Pro Bono and Community Service, Public Interest Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Illinois Legal Aid Online recognized Shaye Loughlin (JD '06) and Cheryl Price for their initiative and creativity in co-founding... read more

Neighborhood Legal Assistance Project celebrates two years

Neighborhood Legal Assistance Project celebrates two years

Center for Public Interest Law  /  04/10/2014  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Pro Bono and Community Service, Public Interest Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Accessing legal services can be a daunting task, especially if you are low-income or homeless. Although there are 43,000 lawyers in... read more

Students learn about careers in veterans' legal services

Students learn about careers in veterans' legal services

Center for Public Interest Law  /  04/03/2014  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Pro Bono and Community Service, Public Interest Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

The Center for Public Interest Law (CPIL)invited alumnae Mary Meixner (JD ’08) and Margaret Kuzma (JD ’12) to discuss legal services... read more

Students work to end hunger for February Donate-A-Day

Students work to end hunger for February Donate-A-Day

Center for Public Interest Law  /  03/17/2014  /  Posted in: Pro Bono and Community Service, Public Interest Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul law students volunteered their time for the Pro Bono & Community Service Initiative’s Donate-A-Day event at the Greater... read more

PBCSI brings legal lessons to Pritzker Elementary School

PBCSI brings legal lessons to Pritzker Elementary School

Center for Public Interest Law  /  03/10/2014  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Pro Bono and Community Service, Faculty News, Public Interest Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Alumni, students and College of Law Dean Mark visited Chicago Public School's Pritzker Elementary on January 29 to teach law-related... read more

Public interest attorneys mentor students through speed networking

Public interest attorneys mentor students through speed networking

Center for Public Interest Law  /  02/20/2014  /  Posted in: Public Interest Law, Pro Bono and Community Service, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

On Feb. 5, more than 40 DePaul University College of Law students took advantage of a unique opportunity to network with Chicago-area... read more

DePaul students volunteer at Our Lady of Charity School on MLK Day

DePaul students volunteer at Our Lady of Charity School on MLK Day

Center for Public Interest Law  /  02/11/2014  /  Posted in: Public Interest Law, Pro Bono and Community Service, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

In recognition of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the Pro Bono & Community Service Initiative, University Ministry in the Loop and the... read more

Student "immersionaries" featured in Chicago Daily Law Bulletin

Student "immersionaries" featured in Chicago Daily Law Bulletin

DePaul University College of Law  /  01/09/2014  /  Posted in: Pro Bono and Community Service, Student News, Public Interest Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

When students organized a service mission to aid Hurricane Katrina victims in 2006, they launched the first of many DePaul Law/UMIN’s... read more

Legal service representatives highlight benefits of pro bono work

Legal service representatives highlight benefits of pro bono work

Center for Public Interest Law  /  12/11/2013  /  Posted in: Public Interest Law, Alumni News, Family Law, Pro Bono and Community Service  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

The Pro Bono & Community Service Initiative, joined by the Center for Public Interest Law, the Schiller DuCanto & Fleck Family Law... read more

ABA and CBA pro bono directors discuss access to justice issues

ABA and CBA pro bono directors discuss access to justice issues

Center for Public Interest Law  /  12/03/2013  /  Posted in: Public Interest Law, Human Rights Law, Pro Bono and Community Service, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Cheryl Zalenski, director of the American Bar Association Center for Pro Bono, and Kelly Tautges, director of Pro Bono & Court Advocacy... read more

DePaul students help homeless prepare for winter, share in Thanksgiving luncheon at St. Vincent de Paul Center

DePaul students help homeless prepare for winter, share in Thanksgiving luncheon at St. Vincent de Paul Center

Center for Public Interest Law  /  12/03/2013  /  Posted in: Public Interest Law, Family Law, Pro Bono and Community Service, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

In mid-November, DePaul law students and the Pro Bono Community Service Initiative (PBCSI) joined nearly 1,000 other regional volunteers... read more

Pro Bono & Community Service Initiative kicks off Pro Bono Week by serving seniors

Pro Bono & Community Service Initiative kicks off Pro Bono Week by serving seniors

Center for Public Interest Law  /  11/07/2013  /  Posted in: Pro Bono and Community Service, Public Interest Law, Student News, Alumni News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

The Pro Bono & Community Service Initiative (PBCSI) started Pro Bono Week with a bang, offering students and alumni an opportunity to... read more

Law school staff and students contribute to annual school supply drive for Pritzker Elementary School

Law school staff and students contribute to annual school supply drive for Pritzker Elementary School

Center for Public Interest Law  /  10/24/2013  /  Posted in: Public Interest Law, Pro Bono and Community Service, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

The Pro Bono & Community Service Initiative (PBCSI) recently concluded its annual school supply drive for homeless and low-income... read more

DePaul law student selected as finalist for PSJD Pro Bono Publico Award

DePaul law student selected as finalist for PSJD Pro Bono Publico Award

Center for Public Interest Law  /  10/24/2013  /  Posted in: Public Interest Law, Pro Bono and Community Service, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Third-year law student Sam Keen was selected as a finalist for the PSJD Pro Bono Publico Award, which honors one law student nationwide for... read more

Law students roll up their sleeves to help Chicago public school

Law students roll up their sleeves to help Chicago public school

Center for Public Interest Law  /  10/21/2013  /  Posted in: Pro Bono and Community Service, Public Interest Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul’s Pro Bono Community Service Initiative (PBCSI) hosted its first Donate-A-Day service project for the 2013-2014 academic year at... read more

Service fair helps law students learn about volunteer opportunities

Service fair helps law students learn about volunteer opportunities

Center for Public Interest Law  /  09/26/2013  /  Posted in: Family Law, Pro Bono and Community Service, Public Interest Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul law students are known for their commitment to service and public interest work so it was no surprise that the Fall Student... read more

First-year law students embrace Vincentian tradition of service

First-year law students embrace Vincentian tradition of service

Center for Pulic Interest Law  /  09/10/2013  /  Posted in: Public Interest Law, Pro Bono and Community Service, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

The Vincentian tradition of service and social justice was alive and well recently, with more than 60 first-year law students spanned out... read more

Poverty Law Clinic saves families from losing housing

Poverty Law Clinic saves families from losing housing

DePaul Legal Clinics  /  08/22/2013  /  Posted in: Pro Bono and Community Service, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Marie P. came to the DePaul Poverty Law Clinic in January 2013 seeking help in connection with the Chicago Housing Authority’s decision to... read more

Alumna named 2013 pro bono service award recipient

Alumna named 2013 pro bono service award recipient

DePaul University College of Law  /  07/22/2013  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Pro Bono and Community Service  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Colby Anne Kingsbury is the 2013 recipient of the Edward J. Lewis II Pro Bono Service Award, the Chicago Bar Association and Chicago... read more

Service defines DePaul law grad

Service defines DePaul law grad

DePaul University College of Law  /  06/20/2013  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Pro Bono and Community Service, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Alexandra Hochhauser, the 2013 DePaul College of Law student commencement speaker and Student Bar Association (SBA) president, could write... read more

Volunteers coach Legal Prep students to victory at mock trial competition

Volunteers coach Legal Prep students to victory at mock trial competition

Center for Public Interest Law  /  06/18/2013  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Pro Bono and Community Service, Public Interest Law, Intellectual Property Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

This past year, a team of DePaul College of Law volunteers worked with Legal Prep Charter Academy ninth graders to prepare them for their... read more

CPIL's Adrienne Packard lends expertise to ABA Equal Justice Conference

CPIL's Adrienne Packard lends expertise to ABA Equal Justice Conference

Center for Public Interest Law  /  06/17/2013  /  Posted in: Pro Bono and Community Service, Public Interest Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Earlier this month, the Center for Public Interest Law (CPIL) and Pro Bono and Community Service Initiative (PBCSI) staff participated... read more

DePaul celebrates launch of the Chicago Public Interest Staycation

DePaul celebrates launch of the Chicago Public Interest Staycation

DePaul University College of Law  /  05/23/2013  /  Posted in: Pro Bono and Community Service, Public Interest Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

By Adrienne Packard, Assistant Director, CPIL Most agree that the time we spend in law school provides an opportunity to learn the letter... read more

DePaul’s Women’s Bar Association and Pro Bono & Community Service Initiative Join Forces to Assist Residents of Deborah’s Place

DePaul’s Women’s Bar Association and Pro Bono & Community Service Initiative Join Forces to Assist Residents of Deborah’s Place

Center for Public Interest Law  /  03/18/2013  /  Posted in: Public Interest Law, Pro Bono and Community Service, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

In February 2013, the women of DePaul’s Women’s Bar Association (“WBA”) joined the College of Law’s Pro Bono & Community Service... read more

Center for Public Interest Law hosts Dean Chemerinsky

Center for Public Interest Law hosts Dean Chemerinsky

Center for Public Interest Law  /  03/05/2013  /  Posted in: Public Interest Law, Pro Bono and Community Service, Intellectual Property Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

The Center for Public Interest Law was fortunate to host Dean Erwin Chemerinsky, founding dean of the University of California-Irvine... read more

Donate-A-Day volunteers "recharge" at Cicero's Our Lady of Charity

Donate-A-Day volunteers "recharge" at Cicero's Our Lady of Charity

Center for Public Interest Law  /  02/22/2013  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Pro Bono and Community Service, Public Interest Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Freezing temperatures and gray skies did not stop a dedicated group of DePaul students from volunteering at DePaul College of Law’s January... read more