2012 Auction & Award Ceremony

 Bidding for a Better World: The 9th Annual PILF Auction and Award Ceremony

The USF School of Law Public Interest Law Foundation (PILF) proudly presents Bidding for a Better World: The 9th Annual Auction and Award Ceremony, a student-coordinated fundraiser and hosted reception supporting summer grants for law students’ work in the public interest and public sector.

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When: Friday, November 9, 2012
Where: USF School of Law, Kendrick Hall, 2199 Fulton Street
5:30 p.m. Doors Open and Silent Auction Opens
6:30 p.m. Award Ceremony & Speaking Program
7:00 p.m. Live Auction

Why: To raise money for PILF grants and to honor students, staff, and community members who have made a commitment to supporting the public interest – like the 2012 PILF grantees and this year’s Public Interest Excellence Award recipient, David Boies, Chairman of Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP.


Ticket Prices at the Door:

Law Firm Professionals- $45
Public Interest/Public Sector Professionals, USF Law Faculty and Staff, and General Admission – $25
USF Law Students – $15

Register in advance and get a discount on your ticket!

Thank you to our sponsors:

PILF Sponsors

Brandi Law Firm, Supporter
Hanson Bridgett , Patron
Mrs. & Mr. Purushottam G. Naik, Friend

Donate-A-Day Sponsors

Professor Edit Ho, Donor
Professor Connie de la Vega, Donor
Professor Nira Geevargis , Friend

Auction items donated to date include:

  • Northern California Wine Country Package including winery tours, tastings, and a Wine and Cheese Pairing Class
  • San Francisco Giants Ticket Package
  • La Jolla Weekend Getaway including a 3-night stay at the Lodge at Torrey Pines
  • Several Fine Art Pieces from local Bay-Area artists
  • And much, much more!


There are many ways to sponsor our auction – make a gift online (be sure to designate it to the Public Interest Law Foundation), or send us your donation by mail along with this form. Questions? Email the Outreach Coordinators.


Donate an item to our auction by emailing the Live Auction Coordinator or Silent Auction Coordinator.


To donate wine or beer for the night of the event, email the Wine Coordinator.


Other questions about the Auction? Email the 2012 PILF Co-Chairs.


Thank you for your support of PILF, the auction, and the USF students working in the public interest sector!

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