PILA Grant Job Locations, Summer 2012

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 a record amount, more than $483,000, to a record 109 grant recipients in 2012.

Civil Legal Services
Bay Area Legal Aid San Francisco Jacob Kozaczuk
Blue Ridge Legal Services Virginia Kerry Jones
Community Legal Services of Philadelphia Philadelphia Kimberly Rolla
Community Legal Services of Philadelphia Philadelphia Jennifer Kye
DC Volunteer Lawyers Project Washington, D.C. Shannon Parker
Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles Los Angeles Sabrina Talukder
Legal Aid Justice Center Charlottesville, Va. Michelle Carmon
Legal Aid Justice Center Charlottesville, Va. Helen O'Beirne
Legal Aid Justice Center Charlottesville, Va. Shannon Pollock
Legal Aid Justice Center Charlottesville, Va. Mario Salas
Legal Aid Justice Center Charlottesville, Va. Alexis Weyers
Legal Aid Justice Center Charlottesville, Va. Russell Horn
Legal Aid Justice Center (Civil Advocacy Program) Charlottesville, Va. Mercy Changwesha
Legal Aid Justice Center (JustChildren Program) Charlottesville, Va. Benjamin Aiken
Legal Aid Justice Center (JustChildren Program) Charlottesville, Va. Alexandra Meador
New York Lawyers for the Public Interest New York Ariel Linet
Northwest Immigrants Rights Project Washington Lieselot Whitbeck
Public Counsel Law Center California Carolyn Rumer
Rocky Mountain Children's Law Center Denver Donald Reinhard
Sanctuary for Families New York Caroline McInerney
Southeast Louisiana Legal Services New Orleans Christine Breton
Federal Government
Congressional Research Service - Library of Congress Washington, D.C. Jared Cole
Department of Education Washington, D.C. Cynthia Castillo
Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights Washington, D.C. Elisa Chen
Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights Washington, D.C. Ese Okuma
Department of Heath and Human Services Maryland Bonnie Latreille
Department of Justice Washington, D.C. Brian Kennedy
Department of Justice Washington, D.C. Thorne Maginnis
Department of Justice, Counterterrorism Section Washington, D.C. Zachary Gutterman
Department of Justice Executive Office for Immigration Review Arlington, Va. Julianne Jaquith
Department of Justice Executive Office for Immigration Review Baltimore Esther Cantor
Department of Justice Executive Office for Immigration Review Miami Lauren Bingham
Department of Justice, Civil Division, Federal Programs Branch Washington, D.C. Casey White
Department of Justice, Civil Division, Fraud Section Washington, D.C. Emily Kveselis
Department of Justice, Environment and Natural Resources Division, Environmental Defense Section Washington, D.C. Sarah Buckley
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Washington, D.C. Belinda Luu
Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission Washington, D.C. Christine Shu
Judge Ruggero Aldisert (Senior Status for the U.S. 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals) California Kelsey Jones
Securities and Exchange Commission Miami Theresa Clark
Securities and Exchange Commission Washington, D.C. Jennifer Tian
U.S. Attorney's Office California Eleanor Winn
U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Colorado Denver Robyn Bitner
U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia Washington, D.C. Caitlin Cipicchio
U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia Washington, D.C. Sean Suber
U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania Philadelphia Ethan Simon
U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Virginia Virginia Sharif Gray
U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Virginia Virginia Kate Naseef
U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Virginia Alexandria, Va. Kristin Elysse Stolpe
U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Virginia Virginia Gillian Whitford-McHale
U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of New Jersey Newark, N.J. Sharon Casola
U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Texas Dallas Bradley Thompson
U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York New York Catherine Fata
U.S. Attorney's Office for the Western District of Virginia Charlottesville, Va. Luke Leichty
International
Catholic Justice and Peace Commission Liberia Melissa Reilly-Diakun
International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda Arusha, Tanzania Julia Lacovara
International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda Arusha, Tanzania Lisa Marshall
International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia The Netherlands Mariah Thompson
International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia The Netherlands Kendra Wergin
International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (Immediate Office of the Registrar) The Netherlands Lisa Kepple
Public Defenders
Alaska Public Defender Agency Anchorage, Alaska Nicole Frank
Appellate Advocates New York Jamie Marr
Charlottesville Public Defender Charlottesville, Va. Jenny Xie
Cook County Public Defender Chicago Matthew Jobe
Fairfax Public Defender Office Fairfax, Va. Edward Ledford
Federal Public Defender for the Western District of Virginia Roanoke, Va. Monica Tuck
Federal Public Defender for the Western District of Virginia Virginia Susan Tvrdy
Federal Public Defender for the Western District of Virginia Charlottesville, Va. Megan Coker
Maryland Office of the Public Defender Baltimore Sarika Reuben
Orleans Public Defenders New Orleans Rebecca Cohn
Northern Virginia Capital Defender Office Arlington, Va. Vanessa Nickerson
The Defender Association Seattle Aida Fitzgerald
Washington Defender Association Seattle Regan, Jeremy
Public Interest Organizations
Alliance Defense Fund (working at Global Centurion through the Alliance Defense Fund) Phoenix and Washington, D.C. Abigail Friedman
Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law Washington, D.C. Thomas Silverstein
Child Care Law Center San Francisco Lilit Sheymajash Edwards
EarthRights International Washington, D.C. Emily Ponder
Farmworker Justice Washington, D.C. Gilian Barkins
Legal Voice Washington, D.C. Nina Schwartz
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Washington, D.C. Andrew Lee
Pacific Legal Foundation Sacramento, Calif. Jonathan Williams
Southern Environmental Law Center Charlottesville, Va. Keith Sado
Sierra Club San Francisco Dustin Elliott
Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Free Expression Charlottesville, Va. Paul Griffith
state and local government
Attorney General of Georgia Atlanta Denise Letendre
Albemarle County Commonwealth's Attorney's Office Charlottesville, Va. Grace Bielawski
Bexar County District Attorney's Office San Antonio Stephanie Beach
Charlottesville Commonwealth Attorney's Office Charlottesville, Va. Christina Guidry
Commonwealth Attorney's Office for Henrico County and Commonwealth Attorney's Office for Hanover County Henrico and Hanover, Va. Sarah Ulmer
Cook County State's Attorney's Office Chicago Sean Roberts
Culpeper County Commonwealth's Attorney's Office Culpeper, Va. Wade Gelbert
District Attorney General's Office, Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County Nashville, Tenn. Jeffrey George
Fulton County District Attorney's Office Atlanta Kimberly Myers
Jackson County Prosecutor's Office Kansas City, Mo. Evan Johnson
Kings County District Attorney's Office New York Gabriel Hippolyte
Kings County District Attorney's Office New York William Terrell
Lamar County and District Attorney's Office Paris, Texas Michael Small
Los Angeles Police Department, Office of the Inspector General Los Angeles Alyssa Fong-Kwan
New York County District Attorney's Office New York Scott Burton
New York State Attorney General's Office Albany, N.Y. SaeRhoMee Kim
New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety (Office of the Attorney General) Trenton, N.J. Monvan Hu
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Albany, N.Y. Margo Ludmer
Philadelphia District Attorney's Office Philadelphia Jasmine Wade
Orange County Commonwealth's Attorney's Office Orange, Va. Nathan Hittle
San Diego County District Attorney's Office San Diego Dane Dodd
San Diego County District Attorney's Office San Diego Jason Norinsky
Suffolk County District Attorney's Office Boston Philip Messier
Suffolk County District Attorney's Office Boston Margaret Sullivan
Westchester County District Attorney's Office White Plains, N.Y. Simon Cataldo
clinic
Williams Mullen Immigration Clinic Richmond, Va. Joshua Tully