"Public Interest Law" can be understood broadly to encompass legal work that is intended to:
In collaboration with the Center for Professional Development, ATJI has developed resources to educate you about the ways you can get involved in public interest law-related work and provide you with the tools and skills you need to locate and secure these opportunities. Regardless of the practice environment in which you choose to work, Seattle University is a place to both develop skills and pursue opportunities that will serve you well in your efforts to make this a more just and humane world.
The Center for Professional Development (CPD) has created a variety of tools to help you identify what type of career would be most fulfilling. Please visit our Careers page for more info.
The law school is committed to supporting the public interest careers of all students. Several public interest fellowships and jobs are available to graduating students and the following resources can provide more information: