PILA Grant Job Locations, Summer 2011

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 matched by a grant from the Law School Foundation. First-year fellowships are $3,500 and second-year fellowships are $6,000. PILA gave more than $378,000 to a record 81 grant recipients in 2011.

Civil Legal Services
ACLU of Georgia Atlanta Foster, Paige
ACLU of Georgia Atlanta Okuma, Ese
Blue Ridge Legal Services Harrisonburg, Va. Sirvaityte, Egle (Elle)
Central Virginia Legal Aid Society Charlottesville, Va. Silverstein, Thomas
Community Legal Services Philadelphia Brown, Ashley
Community Legal Services Philadelphia Solomon, Alex
Legal Aid Justice Center - Civil Advocacy Program Charlottesville, Va. Rolla, Kimberly
Legal Aid Justice Center - Civil Advocacy Program Charlottesville, Va. Frank, Nicole
Legal Aid Justice Center - Civil Advocacy Program Charlottesville, Va. Saniuk, Madison
Legal Aid Justice Center, Immigrant Advocacy Program Charlottesville, Va. Singh, Anisha
Legal Aid Justice Center, JustChildren Charlottesville, Va. Murashige, Lance
Legal Aid Justice Center, JustChildren Charlottesville, Va. Ochu-Arthus, Priscilla
Legal Aid of North Carolina - Battered Immigrant Project Raleigh, N.C. Reynolds, Kate
Legal Aid Society of Roanoke Valley Ronaoke, Va. Burke, Salima
Legal Services of Northern Virginia Northern Virginia McFadden, Megan
National Prison Project of the ACLU Washington, D.C. McDermott, Thomas
clinic
UVA Law Immigration Clinic Charlottesville, Va. Changwesha, Mercy
Federal Government
Department of Defense Virginia Cole, Jared
Department of Homeland Security, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Washington, D.C. Sanderson, Joel
Department of State, Claims and Investment Disputes Washington, D.C. Stern, Amy
Department of Homeland Security Washington, D.C. Rish, Diane
Department of Justice - Baltimore Immigration Court Baltimore Jensen, Lara
Department of Justice - Environmental Enforcement Section Washington, D.C. Chang, Kelly
Department of Justice - Executive Office of Immigration Review Arlington, Va. Riggan, Jennifer
Department of Justice - National Security Division, Counterterrorism Section Washington, D.C. Humphrey, Thomas
Department of Justice - Tax Division, Civil Appellate Section Washington, D.C. Maximous, Cassandra
Department of Justice Civil Division Washington, D.C. Guarnera, Daniel
Department of Justice Civil Rights Division, Employment Litigation Section Washington, D.C. Schwartz, Nina
Department of Justice - Office of Enforcement Operations Washington, D.C. Brooker, Lindsay
Department of Justice - Office of Professional Responsibility Washington, D.C. Balachandran, Manu
Environmental Protection Agency - Office of Enforcement and Compliance Washington, D.C. Jordan, Katherine
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Boston Mak, Gloria
Navy JAG Corps Chicago Rosinski, Daniel
U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York Brooklyn, N.Y. Radzinschi, Julian
U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York Brooklyn, N.Y. Radzinschi, Julian
U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia Washington, D.C. Achuko, Ogechi
U.S. Attorney's Office for the Distric of Columbia Washington, D.C. Harrison, Michelle
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 1 Boston Dumais, Nicholas
U.S. Attorney's Office Los Angeles, Calif. Howes, Kendall
US Attorney's Office Washington, D.C. Schneider, Gregory
International
International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda Tanzania Greenstreet, Katie
International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda Tanzania Faridzadeh, Leily
Public Defenders
Alaska Public Defender Fairbanks, Alaska Russell, Laura
Albemarle County Public Defender Charlottesville, Va. Rabideau, Mark 
Alexandria Public Defender Alexandria, Va. Fitzgerald, Aida
Bronx Defenders Bronx, N.Y. Tate, Laura
City of Alexandria Public Defender's Office Alexandria, Va. Nickerson, Vanessa
Fairfax County Public Defender's Office Fairfax, Va. Cohn, Rebecca
Fairfax County Public Defender's Office Fairfax, Va. Tuck, Monica
Federal Public Defender's Office Eastern District of Virginia Alexandria, Va. Lias, Jennifer
Lynchburg Public Defender's Office Lynchburg, Va. Jordan, Brannon Albert
Office of the Georgia Public Defender, Atlanta Judicial Circuit Atlanta Epps, Elisabeth
The Defender Association Seattle Goel, Aditi
Public Interest Organizations
American Cancer Society Washington, D.C. Allred, James
Children's Rights New York Tschiderer, Christine
Disability Rights Tallahassee, Fla. Linet, Ariel
Southern Center for Human Rights Atlanta Lee, Jessica
Southern Environmental Law Center Charlottesville, Va. Terr, Aaron 
Southern Environmental Law Center Charlottesville, Va. Karras, Constance "Stacee"
Start Small Think Big Bronx, N.Y. Hippolyte, Gabriel
The Homeless Advocacy Project San Fransisco Sinkin, Ilana
Virginia Capital Representation Project Charlottesville, Va. Dew, John 
state and local government
Albemarle County Commonwealth's Attorney Charlottesville, Va. Gelbert, Wade
Charlottesville Commonwealth's Attorney Charlottesville, Va. Fennig, Kathryn
Colorado Attorney General, DNA Justice Review Project Denver Kelly, Anna
District Attorney's Office for the 3rd District of Tennessee Greenville, Tenn. Vradenburgh, Holly
Harris County District Attorney Houston Stott, Cory
Middlesex County District Attorney's Office Woburn, Mass. Cutshall, David
Radford City Commonwealth Attorney Virginia Siegle, Emerson
Suffolk County District Attorney's Office Boston Hopkins, Ariel
Suffolk County District Attorney's Office / Cook County State's Attorney's Office Boston / Chicago Chamberlain, David
Supreme Court of Virginia - Office of the Chief Staff Attorney Richmond, Va. Chen, Elisa