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The Public Interest Law Awards

Each year, the Alumni Association celebrates alumni who devote their careers to the public good and demonstrate outstanding public service leadership. The recipients of these awards will be honored at the 2014 Public Interest Awards on Wednesday, April 16. To attend the Awards ceremony, use the link below.




The Honorable Abraham Lincoln Marovitz '25The 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.

The recipients of the 2014 Abraham Lincoln Marovitz Public Interest Law Awards are Angelic Young '01 and Dina Nikitaides '08.

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.

This year's Outstanding Pro Bono Service Award goes to Max Stein '01.

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.

The 2014 Public Interest Partner Award Recipient is the Illinois Attorney General's Office.

 


Past Award Winners

Read more about the 2013 award recipients here.