We are proud to announce that PILS and LSU Law’s Career Services are hosting the 2022 Public Interest Career Week. Additional information and sign up information is below! Take a look at some of the exciting events we have planned:

  • MONDAY, Careers in Public Interest Panel – Monday, October 24 @ 12:40 PM in Room 110
    • Panelists:
      • Ahmed K. Soussi, Southern Poverty Law Center: Voting Rights/Civil Rights
      • Neal Favorite, Colorado Public Defenders Office
      • Kyla Romanach, Baton Rouge Capital Conflicts Office
      • Jasmine Cole, Parole Project
  • TUESDAY, Pro Bono as a Passion Project Panel – Tuesday, October 25 @ 12:40 PM in Room 106
    • Panelists:
      • Kenneth Mayeaux, Attorney & Founder of Mayeaux & Associations (Practicing Immigration Law)
      • Adam Parker, Attorney at Butler Snow (Practicing Public Finance, Economic Development, & Governmental Finance)
      • Franz Borghardt, Attorney & Founder of Borghardt Law Firm
      • Jane Hogan, Attorney at Parole Project
  • TUESDAY, Public Interest Pays Presentation – Tuesday, October 25 @ 3:30 PM in Room 106
    • Learn about how working in public interest pays! Learn about how to get your student loans forgiven through the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF). Our very own Professor Jeffrey Brooks will be speaking about PSLF and his own journey with the program. Food will be served!
  • THURSDAY, Public Interest Career Fair – Thursday, October 27 @12:30 in the LSU Law Library
  • THURSDAY NIGHT, Public Interest Mixer – Thursday, October 27 @ 6:00 PM
    • If you would like to attend the mixer, please RSVP using this link!
    • We are excited to host the Public Interest Career Mixer. We invite current law students, alumni, organizations that we worked with during Public Interest Week, and other public interest legal organizations who would like to attend.
    • We are honored to announce that Keith Nordyke will be our keynote speaker at the Career Mixer. He will be talking about his career and his public interest work. Learn more about Mr. Nordyke’s amazing career here.
    • There will be food served and two drink tickets provided, and the presentation will be followed by a mixer where everyone can meet and greet.

For more information, please check out our Public Interest Career Week Webpage here. If you have any questions or concerns, please reach out to our PILS Careers Chair, Karleigh Gwyn, at

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