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Public Interest Law Organization to host 2nd Annual Golf Tournament on Saturday, April 2, 2016

Wake Forest Law’s Public Interest Law Organization (PILO) will host its 2nd Annual Golf Tournament at 9 a.m. on Saturday, April 2, 2016 at the Bermuda Run Country Club West Course in Advance, N.C.

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Annual PILO Chili Cook-Off raises more than $700 for summer public interest work grants

Organizers of the Public Interest Law Organization (PILO) raised $710 at its annual chili cook-off held Wednesday, Nov. 18. The funds raised will go toward 2016 PILO grants to help fund unpaid public interest-related summer internships. Students, faculty and staff sampled nearly 20 varieties of chili during lunch and voted for their favorites.

“Thank you to all of our participants for entering some great chilis this year,” said Emily Jeske (JD ’17), PILO member and one of the event organizers. “This event would not have been nearly so successful without all of your creative and tasty recipes. A huge thanks to everyone who came out and supported PILO at our first fundraiser of the year! We hope that you all had a great time.”

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Photo of law student, Stephanie Jackson (JD '17)

Student Profile: Stephanie Jackson (JD ’17)

This student profile was created by the Wake Forest Law Pro Bono Project student staff. View the original article on their e-newsletter. Stephanie Jackson (JD ’17) hails from Ohio by way of New York, coming to Wake Forest Law after earning a Master’s in Higher Education and Student Affairs and working at NYU. Jackson’s passion before law school was education and equity, and those continue to drive her through law school. She is impacted by learning about the gaps in the law, why those gaps are not being filled, and what she can do. She hopes to continue working in the public service sector in policy after graduation. Continue reading »

Bidding in first online PILO auction ends at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 4

Live auction scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 5, in Worrell Professional Center

The Wake Forest Law annual Public Interest Law Organization (PILO) Auction is set for 4 p.m on Thursday, Feb. 5, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312. An online auction will begin Thursday, Jan. 29, and extend through Wednesday, Feb. 4, at 5 p.m (EST). The online auction can be accessed here.
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PILO cooks up record amount at annual chili contest

The Public Interest Law Organization (PILO) raised a record amount during its annual chili cook-off on Tuesday, Nov. 18. Continue reading »
Public Interest Lawyer Panel

Public Interest Law Organization hosts four public interest lawyers as part of Pro Bono Week activities

Four lawyers, including three alumni, who work under the umbrella of public interest law participated in a panel discussion for students with an interest in public interest careers on Wednesday, Oct. 22, as part of the Pro Bono Week activities.

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