Social Justice One Person at a Time

September 2015Articles Philadelphia Bar Reporter

The Philadelphia Bar Association Public Interest Section’s Law School Outreach Committee hosted its final brown bag lunch program of the summer on Thursday, Aug. 6. This free program provided summer law students an opportunity to meet noted public interest attorneys and learn about different types of public interest practice and fellowship opportunities. This session, moderated by Neta Borshansky, associate director of public sector careers and director of government programs at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, focused on legal careers in social justice. Panelists included Cindene Pezzell, legal coordinator for the National Clearinghouse for the Defense of Battered Women; Molly Tack-Hooper, staff attorney at ACLU of Pennsylvania; Julie Foster, Independence Foundation Fellow at the Public Interest Law Center; Marissa Boyers Bluestine, legal director of the Pennsylvania Innocence Project; and Su Ming Yeh, managing attorney for the Pennsylvania Institutional Law Project.

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