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  • Touro Law Celebrates the Class of 2018
    Posted On June 1, 2018
    On Sunday, May 26, Touro Law Center celebrated the Class of 2018 at the 36th annual commencement cer... Read More
  • Scholarship Established in Memory of Judge Leon Lazer
    Posted On May 23, 2018
    Dean Harry Ballan is pleased to announce that the Judge Leon D. Lazer Memorial Scholarship has been... Read More
  • Liberty & Justice Dinner Honors New Builders Society Inductees, Other Honorees
    Posted On May 23, 2018
    Touro Law Center welcomed three new members of its Builders Society and honored several other indivi... Read More
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Thomas Maligno
Director of Public Interest and Executive
Director of the Public Advocacy Center
thomasm@tourolaw.edu

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.