Public Interest Career Reception

The 21st Annual Public Interest Career Reception takes place on Wednesday, September 1, 2010 from 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. at the New York City Bar Association, 42 West 44th Street, New York, NY, between 5th and 6th Avenue. The Reception is co-sponsored by twenty law schools in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Pennsylvania, including Brooklyn Law School.

Employers are expected to bring materials about their organizations. The format of the Reception is informal with tables set up for representatives of employers to talk about their work. First, second, third-year and fourth year evening students, LL.M. students, as well as alumni are welcome to attend. Employers who plan to attend are asked to RSVP by Friday, August 6th by clicking on the “Register” button at the Fordham Law School website and filling out the form found there.

Students can register at the door on arrival and do not need to register ahead of time. For more information contact Albilda Hernandez at (212) 636-6952 or by emailing her at According to her, last year there were 79 Public Interest Employers that attended the reception. This year, those who have already RSVP’d are:

ACLU Women’s Rights Project
Advocates for Children of New York, Inc.
American University Washington College of Law
ATF – Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives
Brennan Center for Justice
Bronx County District Attorney’s Office
Catholic Charities Community Svc
Children’s Rights
City Bar Justice Center
Civilian Complaint Review Board
Consumers Union
Essex-Newark Legal Services
Federal Bureau of Prisons
Global Justice Center
Human Rights Watch
Legal Information for Families Today
Legal Outreach
Legal Services NYC
Legal Services NYC – Bronx
Legal Services of the Hudson Valley
Local Initiatives Support Corporation
Medicare Rights Center
National Advocates for Pregnant Women
Neighborhood Defender Service
New Jersey Judiciary
New Jersey Office of the Attorney General, Division of Law
New York City Fire Department
New York City School Construction Authority
New York Civil Liberties Union
New York County District Attorney’s Office
New York Lawyers for the Public Interest
New York Legal Assistance Group
New York State Division of Human Rights
NJ State Judiciary
NY County Defender Services
NYC Department of Social Services
NYC Dept. of Buildings
NYPD Legal Bureau
NYS Attorney General’s Office
Office of Attorney Recruitment & Management
Pro Bono Partnership
Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia
SAFE HORIZON Domestic Violence Law Project
Sanctuary for Families’ Center for Battered Women’s Legal Services
The Door – A Center of Alternatives, Inc.
The Legal Aid Society
U.S. Department of Justice
U.S. Nuclear Regulatry Commission
UN Employment Information & Assistance
United States Postal Service
Urban Justice Center, Mental Health Project