PILA Grant Job Locations, Summer 2015

The student-administered Public Interest Law Association summer fellowship program provides grants to law students who accept low-paying or unpaid public service internships. Fellowships are funded by voluntary contributions and the Law School Foundation. First-year fellowships are $3,500 and second-year fellowships are $6,000.

PILA gave $357,900 to 84 grant recipients in 2015.

Federal Government
Federal Communications Commission, Enforcement Bureau Washington, D.C.
Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission Washington, D.C.
Federal Trade Commission Office of International Affairs Washington, D.C.
Small Business Administration, Office of the General Council Washington, D.C.
U.S. Attorney's Office, Central District of California Los Angeles, California
U.S. Attorney's Office, Central District of California Los Angeles, California
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Arizona Phoenix, Arizona
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Maine Portland, Maine
U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Missouri St. Louis, Missouri
U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of California San Francisco, California
U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern District of New York New York, New York
U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern District of New York New York, New York
U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern District of New York, Criminal Division New York, New York
U.S. Attorney's Office, Western District of Missouri Kansas City, Missouri
U.S. Attorney's Office, Western District of Virginia Harrisonburg, Virginia
U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement Washington, D.C.
U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Office of Chief Counsel Arlington, Virginia
U.S. Department of Justice (split summer) Washington, D.C.
U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division Washington, D.C.
U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Appellate Division Washington, D.C.
U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Division, Federal Programs Branch Washington, D.C.
U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Division, Federal Tort Claims Act Litigation Section Washington, D.C.
U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Criminal Section Washington, D.C.
U.S. Department of Justice, Criminal Division, Fraud Section Washington, D.C.
U.S. Department of Justice, Human Rights and Special Prosecutions Section Washington, D.C.
U.S. Department of Justice, National Courts Section Washington, D.C.
U.S. Department of Justice, Organized Crime and Gang Section Washington, D.C.
U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Administrative Law Judges Washington, D.C.
U.S. Department of the Interior Washington, D.C.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 2 New York, New York
U.S. Navy Judge Advocate General's Corps Washington, D.C.
U.S. Trade Representative, Office of General Counsel Washington, D.C.
International
International Finance Corporation Sao Paulo, Brazil
International Finance Corporation Washington, D.C.
Local and State Government (Including Prosecution)
Albemarle County Commonwealth's Attorney's Office Charlottesville, Virginia
Albemarle County Commonwealth's Attorney's Office Charlottesville, Virginia
Arlington County Commonwealth's Attorney's Office Arlington, Virginia
Brooklyn District Attorney's Office New York, New York
California Office of the Attorney General, Natural Resources Law Los Angeles, California
Harris County District Attorney's Office Houston, Texas
Los Angeles City Attorney's Office Los Angeles, California
Maryland Attorney General, Opinions and Advice Division Baltimore, Maryland
Nashville District Attorney's Office, Family Violence Division Nashville, Tennessee
Orange County Commonwealth's Attorney's Office Orange, Virginia
Orleans Parish District Attorney's Office New Orleans, Louisiana
Prince George's County Office of the State's Attorney Upper Marlboro, Maryland
Richmond Commonwealth's Attorney's Office Richmond, Virginia
San Francisco Office of the City Attorney San Francisco, California
Texas Attorney General Austin, Texas
Nonprofit Organizations
Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence Washington, D.C.
Central Virginia Legal Aid Society (split summer) Charlottesville, Virginia
Colorado Legal Services, Collaborative ID Project Denver, Colorado
Community Legal Services Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Council for Children's Rights Charlotte, North Carolina
Defenders of Wildlife Washington, D.C.
EarthJustice San Francisco, California
EarthRights International Washington, D.C.
Electronic Privacy Information Center Washington, D.C.
Institute for Justice Arlington, Virginia
Legal Aid Justice Center Charlottesville, Virginia
Legal Aid Justice Center Richmond, Virginia
Legal Aid Justice Center, Civil Advocacy and JustChildren Programs Charlottesville, Virginia
Legal Aid Justice Center, Civil Advocacy Program Charlottesville, Virginia
Legal Aid Justice Center, Civil Advocacy Program Charlottesville, Virginia
Legal Aid of the District of Columbia Washington, D.C.
Legal Aid Society of Roanoke Valley Roanoke, Virginia
National LGBTQ Task Force Washington, D.C.
Natural Resources Defense Council Washington, D.C.
New Haven Legal Assistance Association New Haven, Connecticut
New York Civil Liberties Union, Advocacy Department New York, New York
New York Legal Assistance Group New York, New York
Safe Horizon Anti-Trafficking Program New York, New York
Southern Environmental Law Center Charlottesville, Virginia
Street Law  Silver Spring, Maryland
Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts New York, New York
Washington Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs Washington, D.C.
Public Defenders
Alexandria Public Defender's Office Alexandria, Virginia
Charlottesville-Albemarle Public Defender’s Office  Charlottesville, Virginia
Colorado State Public Defender's Office Denver, Colorado
Fredericksburg Public Defender's Office Fredericksburg, Virginia
Fredericksburg Public Defender's Office Fredericksburg, Virginia
Mecklenburg County Public Defender's Office Charlotte, North Carolina
Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia Washington, D.C.
Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia, Trial Division Washington, D.C.
San Francisco Public Defender's Office San Francisco, California

PILA grant distribution: $357,900