Each year, the Alumni Association celebrates alumni who devote their careers to the public good and demonstrate outstanding public service leadership.
Congratulations to the 2013 Public Interest Awards recipients:
2013 Hon. Abraham Lincoln Marovitz Public Interest Law Award
Jonathan Rhodes '09, Louisiana State Bar Association, Access to Justice Program
Jill Roberts '08, Cabrini Green Legal Aid
2013 Outstanding Pro Bono Service Award
Salvador Lopez '09, Robson & Lopez, LLC
Kathleen Robson '10, Robson & Lopez, LLC
2013 Public Interest Partner Award
Read more about the award recipients here.
The 2013 Public Interest Awards will be presented at the 6th Annual Public Interest Awards Night on Thursday, April 25, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. A reception will follow the awards ceremony. Registration is available here
More About the Public Interest Law Awards
The Honorable Abraham Lincoln Marovitz Public Interest Law Awards
Given in honor of our esteemed alumnus, The Honorable Abraham Lincoln Marovitz ‘25, who served as a Senior Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois for almost 40 years. The award includes a stipend intended to offset the cost of law school loan repayment for alumni who take lower-paid public interest positions. Alumni working in the public interest sector who have graduated in the last 15 years are eligible. To learn more about The Honorable Abraham Lincoln Marovitz, please click here.
Outstanding Pro Bono Service Award
The Outstanding Pro Bono Service Award was created to recognize a Chicago-Kent alumnus/a who has demonstrated a strong commitment to pro bono throughout his or her career.
Public Interest Partner Award
Established in 2011, the Public Interest Partner Award recognizes organizations that make outstanding contributions to public interest law and provide opportunities for Chicago-Kent students to gain meaningful experience in public interest practice.