Friday, February 15, 2013
Marquette University Law School
1215 West Michigan Street
Silent Auction: 5:30 p.m.
Live Auction: 7:45 p.m.
Substantial appetizers will be served.
Individual tickets: $40
Marquette law students, recent graduates from 2010, 2011, or 2012, and their guests: $25 for ticket
Includes soft drinks all evening and two complimentary drink tickets; cash bar after drink tickets are used.
Call or e-mail Christine Wilczynski-Vogel, Associate Dean for External Relations, Events, and Facilities, at414-288-3167, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Each year, over a half-million Wisconsin residents are forced to confront legal problems without any legal assistance. Legal assistance organizations work tirelessly to bridge this gap, but the need persists.
The Public Interest Law Society (PILS) is determined to help. The proceeds from the PILS Auction provide eager law students support to spend their summer working in a public interest or government agency. Last year, 15 students received fellowships and helped provide legal services to hundreds of clients. This year, our goal is to expand the program.
Please help us reach our goal.
The auction is named in memory of Howard B. Eisenberg, Dean of the Law School from 1995 until 2002. During Dean Eisenberg's distinguished career, which brought him many awards and honors, he remained dedicated to providing legal services to people in need. He corresponded with hundreds of prisoners (his "pen pals") who asked him for legal advice; took appellate cases on a pro bono basis; and was a leader in efforts to end elder abuse. Dean Eisenberg was a role model not only for attorneys and students but for everyone. He encouraged law students to "do well and do good."
In the past six years, more than 85 students have received PILS Fellowships.
PILS Fellows have provided more than 31,250 hours of legal service to public interest and government organizations just in the last six years.
PILS Fellows have worked in more than 40 different public interest and government organizations, including Centro Legal; the ACLU of Wisconsin; the Legal Aid Society of Milwaukee; Catholic Charities Immigration Project; the Eritrea Ethiopia Boundary and Claims Commission in East Africa; and the UN International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia.
PILS Fellows have worked in more than 18 different cities and countries, including Chicago, Janesville, Madison, Milwaukee, New York, Philadelphia, Rhinelander, San Diego, Washington D.C., Chile, England, Eritrea, Mexico, Peru, and Yugoslavia.
Marquette Lawyers, Parents, Faculty, Friends, and Neighbors— Everyone Is Invited
HELP US CONTINUE TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE!
On-line registration has been shut-down – please note that you are still welcome to attend the event. You can purchase your ticket at event registration starting at 5:20pm.
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