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Grantee of the Week: Tarah Powell-Chen

This summer I will be interning in the Elder Abuse division of LAS.  Legal Assistance for Seniors provides free legal advice and information, representation in court, and community education and training on legal issues for the elderly. The mission of LAS is to ensure … Continue reading

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Grantee of the Week: Nuha Abusamra

This summer, I have the opportunity to work as a volunteer legal assistant for the Alameda County Public Defender’s Office.  I look forward to providing legal services to disenfranchised members of society while simultaneously upholding the most basic and fundamental rights … Continue reading

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Grantee of the Week: Anna Manuel

Anna will be working for the UC Berkeley School of Law Human Rights Center, working specifically with its Atrocity Response Program.  As a summer legal fellow, Anna will conduct legal research for the program’s multi-country study on victim participation at … Continue reading

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PILF Bar Night 2015 – Recap

Thank you to all of those who made it out to Sidebar for PILF’s Bar Night!  The event was a great success and from the money we raised, we will continue to fund summer grants for students dedicated to public … Continue reading

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PILF’S Silent Auction Fundraising Event Success!!!

PILF’S Silent Auction Fundraising Event was held in conjunction with the USF Reunion Gala last November 15th at the San Francisco Intercontinental Hotel.  PILF offered over 30 silent auction packages, ranging from a Northern California wine tasting excursion to a … Continue reading

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2014 PILF Student Auction Recap

2014 PILF STUDENT AUCTION      The first-ever USF PILF Student Auction/SBA Fall BBQ took place on Friday, September 19th.  This fundraiser offered over 50 student-centered donations such as faculty services, student skills, and bar prep courses.  Due to the … Continue reading

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Standford Law School’s 15th annual Shaking the Foundations: The West Coast Progressive Lawyering Conference

  Stanford Law School’s 15th annual Shaking the Foundations: The West Coast Progressive Lawyering Conference will be held on October 17 and 18, 2014.  Early bird registration from now until Oct. 1st is $8.  Shaking the Foundations brings the progressive … Continue reading

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Grantee of the Week : Alyse Pacheco

This summer I have the opportunity to work as a volunteer legal assistant for the Alameda County Public Defenders Office, which provides legal services in criminal defense, primarily to indigent clients. The mission of the office is to zealously protect … Continue reading

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Grantee of the Week: Christine MacDonald

  National Center for Youth Law is a private, non-profit law office whose purpose is to use legal advocacy to protect children from the harms caused by poverty and to improve the lives of low-income children and families. For over … Continue reading

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Grantee of the Week: Ashley Oddo

This summer I will be working at the Los Angeles Public Defender’s Office. My summer will be split into five-week sessions in two different offices. I have not received my placements yet; however I listed by top five as follows: … Continue reading

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