Touro Law Welcomes New Staff Attorney in the Disaster Relief Clinic
Posted On October 7, 2016
Touro Law Center Dean Harry Ballan is pleased to announce the hiring of Ambika Raghunandan, Class of... Read More
E.D.N.Y. Mediation Settlement Day Luncheon and CLE to Be Held at Touro Law on October 20, 2016
Posted On October 5, 2016
On October 20, 2016, the Eastern District of New York (“E.D.N.Y.”) Chapter of the Federa... Read More
New Director of Externship Programs Appointed at Touro Law
Posted On September 28, 2016
Touro Law Dean Harry Ballan has named Professor Marjorie Silver the new Director of Externship Progr... Read More
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Thomas Maligno
Director of Public Interest and Executive
Director of the Public Advocacy Center

Public Interest Law Fellowships

The Public Interest Law Fellowship program at Touro Law Center helps encourage and facilitate the placement of students in public interest legal work. 

Each year, a limited number of upper-division students are selected for summer positions with public interest law employers. Public interest legal employment, for purposes of the Fellowship Program, is defined as legal work performed under the supervision of an attorney engaged in poverty law, civil rights law or public rights law, including representing charitable organizations. Judicial Clerkships will not be funded by the program.

These Fellows receive a $4,000 stipend from the Law Center for 10 weeks of employment. To be eligible, students must submit an application detailing their commitment to public interest employment, including a current law school transcript and letter of reference. Finalists are interviewed by the Public Interest Law Fellowship Committee and recommended to the dean for appointment.