University of Kentucky
Law School Pro Bono Programs
Senior Assistant Dean Danny Murphy
Senior Assistant Dean of Community Engagement and Operations
Formal Voluntary Pro Bono Program Characterized by a Referral System with a Coordinator
Description of Programs
Students are recognized with a certificate at graduation if they complete a certain number of hours. Pro bono work must be approved by Dean Murphy before it can be counted towards the hours requirement. Several programs are coordinated by members of the law school community each year, and students are also welcome to pursue opportunities on their own and ask Dean Murphy for approval for pro bono credit.
Location of Programs
Through the Dean's Office
The Dean of Community Engagement and Operations supervises the pro bono program.
University funding, unless otherwise specified.
Faculty and Administrative Pro Bono
Students are recognized with a certificate at graduation if they complete a certain number of hours.
Alternative Winter or Spring Break Projects
Spring Break pro bono for many years has involved students traveling to Eastern Kentucky to provide pro bono legal services to individuals in need.
Law School Public Interest Programs
Associate Dean of Career Development
Public Interest Centers
PI Career Support Center
The Career Development Office has counselors who advise on all aspects of career development, including pursing a career in public interest.
Loan Repayment Assistance Programs (LRAP)