Articles in ‘Public Service’

Lawyers Leading Nonprofits

May 29, 2015 | Issue 92

In recent years, Stanford Law School has focused considerable resources on helping graduates pursue careers in public service. Learn how SLS alumni have channeled their legal education into nonprofit work.

Law School Veterans Fund Summer Fellow

May 27, 2014 | Issue 90

Vince Mazzurco, JD ’16, has been chosen as the first recipient of The Law School Veterans Fund summer fellowship.  With this opportunity, Mazzurco will spend part of the summer creating a new Veterans Legal Services Pro Bono program at Stanford Law School.  He hopes the program will help to improve […]

Former Deputy Secretary of the Interior

November 8, 2013 | Issue 89

Students interested in energy and environmental law and policy will have the opportunity to study this year with David J. Hayes, JD ’78, an expert from the field who recently finished four and a half years of service in the Obama administration as the deputy secretary of the Department of […]

Twenty-five Stanford Law Students Named 
Ford Foundation Fellows

June 7, 2013 | Issue 88

The Ford Foundation recently announced that 25 Stanford Law School students were selected to participate in the foundation’s new Law School Public Interest Fellowship Program. The Stanford Law students will work with Ford grantee organizations around the world during the summer of 2013 to improve the lives of others through […]

Class of 2014 Sets Pro Bono Record

October 28, 2011 | Issue 85

Stanford Law School’s newest class is already breaking records. The John and Terry Levin Center for Public Service and Public Interest Law announced this month that 89 percent of the Class of 2014 has made a commitment to participate in one of the center’s pro bono projects before graduation—the highest […]