Directory

Northern Illinois University College of Law

Northern Illinois University College of Law
270 Swen Parson Hall
DeKalb, IL 60115
law.niu.edu

Law School Pro Bono Programs

Contact Information

Greg C. Anderson, Director
Career Opportunities & Professional Development Advisor - NIU Public Interest Law Society
E-mail
P: (815) 753-9604

Category Type

Formal Voluntary Pro Bono Program Characterized by a Referral System with a Coordinator

Description of Programs

The program provides information about pro bono opportunities and also allows students to identify opportunities on their own initiative.

Location of Programs

NIU College of Law
Office of Career Opportunities & Professional Development
Swen Parson Hall - Room 280
DeKalb, IL 60115

Staffing/Management/Oversight

Interim Director - Greg C. Anderson

Funding

None listed

Student Run Pro Bono Groups/Specialized Law Education Projects

Public Interest Law Society - promotes public interest and pro bono opportunities, raises funds for volunteer summer assistantships at public interest employers/organizations.

Faculty and Administrative Pro Bono

None listed

Awards/Recognition

Clover Family Award - graduation award presented to graduate with the highest number of legal volunteer hours engaged during three years of law school.

Marla Dickerson Award - graduation award presented to graduate who has demonstrated the strongest commitment to public interest law.

Edward F. Diedrich Award - graduation award presented to graduate whose community service demonstrates a strong interest in protecting the civil rights of the underprivileged members of our community.

Community Service

None listed

Law School Public Interest Programs

Contact Information

Greg C. Anderson, Director
Career Opportunities & Professional Development Advisor - NIU Public Interest Law Society
E-maila
P: (815) 753-9604

Certificate/Curriculum Programs

Certificate in Public Interest Law - for information go to: http://law.niu.edu/law/academic/public_interest_law_certificate.shtml

Public Interest Centers

None listed

Public Interest Clinics

For information on clinical opportunities, go to: http://law.niu.edu/law/clinical_program/index.shtml

Externships/Internships

For information concerning externships, go to: http://law.niu.edu/law/experiential/externships.shtml

Classes with a Public Service Component

Poverty Law

Public Interest Journals

None listed

PI Career Support Center

Office of Career Opportunities & Professional Development
NIU College of Law
Swen Parson Hall - Room 280
DeKalb, IL 60115
P: (815) 753-0589

Loan Repayment Assistance Programs (LRAP)

None listed

Post-Graduate Fellowships/Awards

Law School Funded:

None listed

Graduate Student Funded:

None listed

Other Funding Sources:

None listed

Term Time Fellowships/Scholarships

Law School Funded:

None listed

Graduate Student Funded:

None listed

Other Funding Sources:

None listed

Summer Fellowships

Law School Funded:

Public Interest Law Summer Assistantships

Graduate Student Funded:

None listed

Other Funding Sources:

None listed

Extracurricular and Co-Curricular Programs

None listed

Student Public Interest Groups

Public Interest Law Society

August 6, 2018