I Heart Public Interest Week Starts March 19th!

Celebrate public interest work at Denver Law! 

From March 19-21, visit the Public Interest Law Group (PILG) Auction in the forum. Bid on gift cards to restaurants, experiences with professors, museum tickets, and more. Auction closes at 6 pm on March 21. You can also visit The online auction featuring thebig ticket items”, including a week-long trip to Mexico, a rustic cabin getaway, a timeshare in Florida, and more! 

Also, join us for public interest lunch programs to meet attorneys practicing in public interest (over a non-pizza lunch).

  • March 19, 12pm, room 170: Social Justice Lawyering in Law Firms

Can you engage in social justice lawyering in a private firm? What does that look like? What are the challenges and benefits of working in a mission-motivated private firm? As part of I Heart Public Interest Week, join lawyers from Rathod Mohamedbhai, Lowery Parady, the Hans Meyer Law Firm, Stimson Glover Stancil Leedy, and the Plaintiffs Employment Lawyer Association to learn about the impact and role of social justice firms. March 19, 12pm, room 170CPD Credit Approved. Lunch provided.RSVP here for lunch.

  • March 20, 12pm, room 170: Lawyering for Nonprofit Organizations

Interested in representing indigent clients? Hoping to change law and policy? What does it look like to work as a lawyer for a nonprofit? How do you break into this kind of work? As part of I Heart Public Interest Week, join lawyers from Disability Law Colorado, Colorado Legal Services, Rocky Mountain Victim Law Center, Rocky Mountain Immigrant Advocacy Network (RMIAN), and WildEarth Guardians to learn about what you can achieve as a nonprofit lawyer. March 20, 12pm, room 170CPD Credit Approved. Lunch provided. RSVP here for lunch.

  • March 21, 12pm, room 170: Government Career Opportunities

Attorneys play a key role in local, state, and federal government. What would it be like to work in government? How do you break into these coveted positions? As part of I Heart Public Interest Week, join lawyers from city, state, and federal agencies, including the Colorado Attorney General, the United States Environmental Protection Agency, the Denver District Attorney’s Office, and more,  to learn about what role you can play as a government attorney. March 21, 12pm, room 170CPD Credit Approved. Lunch provided. RSVP here for lunch.CPD Credit Approved. Lunch provided. RSVP here for lunch.

By Elise Logemann
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