Category Archives: PUBLIC INTEREST LAW CENTER (PILC)

Pro Bono Placement – Legal Clinic for the Homeless

The Legal Clinic for the Homeless provides advice, advocacy and representation to homeless families on a variety of matters related to public benefits (more information can be found at http://www2.nycbar.org/citybarjusticecenter/projects/economic-justice/legal-clinic-for-the-homeless). Students will attend clinics at shelters with private firm attorneys…

Public Interest Weekly News Digest from PSJD

Here is the latest weekly news digest from PSJD! *** Happy Friday everyone!  We continue our focus on 1L Orientation Service Projects through this month. Spotlight on Outstanding Public Servants: If you know someone we should honor, drop me a line.…

PILC Drop-In Counseling Hours Week of Sept. 15

For career planning questions that can be answered in 10 minutes or less, the Public Interest Law Center (PILC) offers drop-in counseling during the following days and times this week: Monday, from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. with Sara Rakita Tuesday, from…

Brown Bag Lunch Information Session: New York Lawyers for the Public Interest with Christine Chiu ’11

Monday, Sept. 15, 2014 12:30 – 1:3o pm Furman Hall 110 Join us and learn about NYLPI and how you can work with them with guest speaker, Christine Chiu ’11. Pizza will be served! NEW YORK LAWYERS FOR THE PUBLIC…

Sept. 17: Abrams Public Service Lecture featuring Bob Ferguson ’95

The Eighteenth Annual Attorney General Bob Abrams Public Service Lecture features Bob Ferguson ’95, the Attorney General for the State of Washington. The lecture is scheduled for Wednesday, September 17 at 6:00 p.m. in Vanderbilt Hall, Tishman Auditorium. A reception…

Sept 21: Public Interest Student Retreat (1Ls, Transfers, LLMs)

The Public Interest Law Center (PILC) enthusiastically invites you to attend a beginning-of-law-school retreat, to take place on Sunday, September 21, from noon to 6:00 p.m.  The keynote speaker will be Jennifer Ching ’00, Director of Queens Legal Services, and…

Meet with Jeramie Scott ’12 of the Electronic Privacy Information Center

Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014 10:30 am – 11:30 am PILC Library, Furman Hall, Room 430 Join Jeramie Scott of the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) for an informal informational meeting on the work of EPIC and on summer clerkships and…

Public Interest Mentors!

For 1Ls & LLMS If you’re a 1L or L.L.M. student interested in public interest law, you’re not alone. There’s a vibrant community of students ready to support you. If you have a question about anything public interest – or…

LLM Pro Bono Placement – Federal Defenders of New York

Federal Defenders of New York, Inc., (which represents criminal defendants in federal court who cannot afford private counsel) is seeking an LLM student fluent in French for a part-time internship which will extend throughout the fall semester and probably the…

Oct. 16: Legal Aid Society Diversity Open House

Diversity Open House An Invitation to All Law Students The Legal Aid Society, the Association of Legal Aid Attorneys (ALAA), the Attorneys of Color Caucus (ACLA), and the LGBT Caucus welcome all 1L and 2L law students to attend a networking and…

Sept. 23: Visit from California Attorney General’s Office

Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm PILC Library, Furman Hall 430 Special Assistant Attorney General Jeff Tsai of the California Attorney General’s office will be holding an information session about their Honors Program. Please RSVP here. Pizza…

Sept. 23: Carnegie Open House

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Carnegie Endowment for International Peace CONTACT:Tom Carver | tcarver@ceip.org Join us for Carnegie’s inaugural open house for faculty and students interested in international affairs. You’ll have the opportunity to learn about the…

George A. Katz Fellowship – Deadline Oct. 15

The Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law is a nonpartisan public policy and law institute that focuses on improving the systems of democracy and justice in the United States. Among our core priorities, we fight to protect…

Faculty Research Assistant Postings (2Ls, 3Ls, LLMs)

Following is a listing of currently active RA positions on CSM.  Full descriptions and application instructions are available through the CSM Job Postings Tab: https://law-nyu-csm.symplicity.com/students/ Professor Bauer – CSM ID 434590. Research assistance is needed on a project involving the ethical…

Mandatory 1L Meeting for Public Service Auction – Postponed

Please note: the Public Service Auction Canvassing Meeting has been postponed. A new date for the event will be announced once it has been set. The majority of 1Ls will work a public interest internship the summer after their 1L…

Public Interest Weekly News Digest from PSJD

Here is the latest weekly News Digest from PSJD! *** Happy Friday everyone!  Welcome to September!  I don’t know about your area, but the late summer heat here is awful!  But, despite the high temps, we have some dedicated students…

Fall On Campus Interview Program (OCI) – Bidding for Week 2, Beginning September 22, Is Currently Open – Government and Public Interest Employers (2Ls, 3Ls)

Week 2 of Fall OCI will take place September 22 through September 24. Bidding for week 2 will close on Monday, September 8 at 12:00 a.m. (midnight). The following employers will be interviewing during week 2 of Fall OCI: Federal…

Sept 10: Careers in National Security Law and Executive Branch Lawyering

Careers in National Security Law and Executive Branch Lawyering Furman Hall, Room 214 12:30 p.m. Lunch will be provided The Center on Law and Security and Public Interest Law Center will be hosting a panel discussion about careers in national…

World Bank Conference on Law, Justice and Development, Oct. 20-24: Limited Opportunity for LLMs to Attend for Free

The World Bank will be holding a conference on Law, Justice and Development from October 20 to October 24. NYU Law has been asked to nominate up to 5 LLM students to attend free of charge.  This would be a…

Public Interest Weekly News Digest from PSJD

Here is the latest weekly News Digest from PSJD! *** Happy Friday everyone!  See below for more great Orientation Service Projects! Spotlight on Outstanding Public Servants: If you know someone we should honor, drop me a line. Here are the week’s…

Equal Justice Works Annual Conference and Career Fair: Register by September 16

The Equal Justice Works annual Conference and Career Fair is the largest national public interest legal career fair in the country.  More than 1,200 students from 165 law schools attend for two days of interviews, workshops, networking and other career…

PILC Counseling Schedule September 2 and 3 – Drop-ins Available for Cover-Letter Review

PILC counselors will not be available for appointments from August 20 to September 3. Regular counseling sessions and drop-in counseling appointments will resume on September 4. If you have an urgent matter and would like to request a meeting with…

Post-Graduate Fellowship Opportunities for 3Ls – September Deadlines

The following post-graduate fellowships have application deadlines in September.  (Please note that this list is not comprehensive.) George N. Lindsay Civil Rights Fellowship, Lawyers Committee’ for Civil Rights Under Law (Washington, DC) (due 9/15/14), see posting at www.psjd.org/opportunitydetails?OppID=53667&. Equal Justice Works…

Upcoming 3L Government Honors Deadlines

The following government programs have 3L deadlines coming up in the next few weeks.  Details of these programs are provided in the 2014-15 Government Honors & Internship Handbook, located at https://www.law.arizona.edu/career/honorshandbook.cfm. Username: thin; password: mints Housing & Urban Development –…

Upcoming U.S. Navy JAG Corps Information Session – Wednesday, 9/3/14 at 11:00 a.m. (2Ls, 3Ls)

Navy JAG Corps Information Session September 3, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Furman Hall – Office of Career Services Library Room 442 (in OCS/PILC/JCO Suite 430) RSVP on CSM via the Events tab followed by Employer Info Sessions This information session…

Fall On Campus Interview Program (OCI) – Week 1 Public Interest and Government Employers, September 15-19, 2014 (2Ls, 3Ls, Tax LLMs)

The following public interest and government employers will be interviewing during week 1 of Fall OCI, September 15-19, 2014. Week 1 bidding will close at 12:00 a.m. (midnight) on Tuesday, September 2, 2014. IRS – Office of Chief Counsel (Nationwide)…

Public Interest Weekly News Digest from PSJD

Here is the latest weekly News Digest from PSJD! *** Happy Friday everyone!  This week the 2014-2015 PSJD Fellow Sam Halpert and the 2014-2016 Street Law Fellow Emily Peeler joined our team.  We are thrilled to have them!  We have…

Upcoming Event: The Evolving Financial Landscape for Renewable Energy

The Evolving Financial Landscape for Renewable Energy Wednesday, September 10, 2014 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM (EST) Wine and cheese reception to follow. New York University School of Law Frank J. Guarini Center on Environmental, Energy and Land Use…

Aug 27: U.S. Department of Justice Honors Program and Summer Internships Information Session

4:00 PM – 5:00PM Furman Hall, Room 216 Trisha Fillbach, Assistant Director in the DOJ’s Office of Attorney Recruitment and Management, will speak on the benefits of working for the DOJ and will provide information on summer and post-graduate opportunities.…

LLM Pro Bono Opportunity – Sidley Austin

Major international law firm Sidley Austin seeks up to five NYU LLM students for a pro bono legal internship placement with their Africa-Asia Agricultural Enterprise Pro Bono Program. In collaboration with a range of both international and community NGOs, government…