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Regional Public Interest Awards

Each year, the Equal Justice Works National Advisory Committee presents eight law students throughout the country with a Regional Public Interest Award. Chosen for their innovation, impact, and commitment to public interest law, each of the students selected is recognized for providing extraordinary service through clinics, volunteer work, internships, and more. Recipients of the Regional Public Interest Awards will receive a $250 cash prize and commemorative plaque. Applications are open each February through mid-March.

2019 Award Winners

Allison Cabibbo

Allie Cabibbo

St. Johns University School of Law, Northeast Region

Catherine Grainge

Catharine Grainge

Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law, Mid-Atlantic Region

Elisabeth Hieber

Elisabeth Hieber

Chicago-Kent College of Law, Midwest Region

Jilisa Milton

Jilisa Milton

University of Alabama School of Law, Gulf Region

Megan Mitchell

Megan Mitchell

Vanderbilt Law School, South Region

Lucia Ornelas

Lucia Ornelas

University of Denver Sturm College of Law, Mountain Region

Sasha Novis

Sasha Novis

UCLA School of Law, Pacific Region

Denali Wilson

Denali Wilson

University of New Mexico School of Law, Southwest Region

Member Law Schools

Providing legal services to underprivileged populations is some of the most important legal work one can do. I’m eager to be a part of it.

Ashle Bray /
2018 Rural Summer Legal Corps Student Fellow

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