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Public Interest Center

Equal Justice Under Law for All
Whatever career path you choose, we encourage you to use your law degree to serve justice. That is the lawyer's calling and, at St. John's Law, you'll find a range of opportunities to answer the call and to experience the rewards of making a difference in the world.

Established in 2010, the Public Interest Center supports and builds on St. John's Vincentian mission by offering programs and initiatives that promote lawyers’ professional obligation to serve those most in need. The Center aims to increase the public interest ethos at the law school and create and expand public interest opportunities for students.

Here are just some of the exciting programs and initiatives the Center oversees:

  • Service Days
  • Brown Bag Lunch Series with Public Interest and Public Service Lawyers
  • Pro Bono Trainings
  • Pro Bono Service Program
  • Public Interest Lecture Series
  • Public Interest Auction
  • Public Interest Fellowshs Program
  • Summer Public Interest Fellowship Program
  • Spring Break Service Trips
  • Loan Repayment Assistance Program (LRAP)

Please contact us for more information on the Public Interest Center, our programs and other Center initiatives. To support the Center and its initiatives, please visit the Law School's online giving page or contact the Office of Alumni Relations and Development at [email protected] or 718-990-5792.


We welcome your inquires. Please contact the Public Interest Center at St. John's School of Law via [email protected]