Pursuing a career in public interest allows advocates to support their community through direct, meaningful work. Now that student loan payments are starting again, how can those public interest attorneys continue doing incredible work while enjoying their life and paying back their loans? This is what we will discuss at Going Public, Staying Public, a candid conversation on navigating law school loans on a public interest salary.
Our discussion will be moderated by Jennifer Tshirch (Georgetown Law) and our panel of experts includes:
- Stephanie Johnson, Director of Externships and Public Interest Programming, Howard University
- Aoife Delargy Lowe, Vice President of Law School Engagement and Advocacy, Equal Justice Works
- Deborah Cuevas Hill, Supervising Attorney, Legal Aid DC
- Marissa LaVette, Assistant Staff Counsel, Center for Pro Bono, American Bar Association
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