Government & Public Interest

Deadline Today! BC Law Public Interest Law Retreat

Class of 2023, if you are interested in learning more about government and public interest opportunities during and after law school and want to meet attorneys, alumni, faculty and public interest-minded students, then don’t miss the 2020 Public Interest Law Retreat!  

Apply today by 11:59pm ET! The application is available here. Applicants will be notified of their selection shortly thereafter.  

Saturday, September 26th, virtual, mid-morning to early afternoon plus evening social event at 5pm

  • Dean’s welcome
  • LEAPS keynote speaker
  • Roundtables: select areas of public sector practice and hear from attorneys and alumni in the field.  Areas of practice include, criminal law, civil rights and racial justice, education and children’s rights, environmental law, government/legislative affairs, immigration law, legal services
  • Alumni networking
  • Evening social

Saturday, October 3rd, virtual, mid-morning to mid-afternoon plus evening social event at 5pm

  • Financial considerations, resources and tips for a career in public interest: hear from alumni 
  • AMA with Public Service Scholars
  • Young Alumni: hear from recent BC Law alumni about their work in public interest
  • Keynote speaker
  • Evening social

If you have any questions, please contact the BC Law Public Service Scholars at