Media Advisory: UC Irvine School of Law Hosts 5th annual Public Interest Law Fund event March 13

03-10-14

IRVINE, Calif.—UC Irvine School of Law hosts its 5th annual Public Interest Law Fund (PILF) fund-raising event on Thursday, March 13, 2014, at Crevier Classic Cars in Costa Mesa.

WHAT: Funds raised at this event provide stipends for students who accept non-paying, full-time public interest law jobs this summer at organizations that provide legal services to under-represented communities. The event features silent and live auctions, entertainment, heavy hors d'oeuvres, and cocktails.

For full event details, including online ticket purchase and a sampling of auction items (deluxe resort vacation packages, tickets to NASCAR and Comic Con, and more), go to the event page at www.law.uci.edu/events/pilf/2014/

WHY: The UC Irvine Public Interest Law Fund provides financial support to UCI Law students working to address gaps in our justice system and to assist those with the greatest need in our community. Read more about this goal, including students’ stories about helping the neediest clients, on the PILF informational page.

WHEN: Thursday, March 13, 2014, starting at 6:00 p.m.

WHERE: Crevier Classic Cars, 365-B Clinton St., Costa Mesa, CA 92626

MEDIA CONTACT: Colleen Taricani, UC Irvine School of Law Communications, ctaricani@law.uci.edu, (949) 824-3063

ABOUT UC IRVINE SCHOOL OF LAW

UC Irvine School of Law seeks to create the ideal law school for the 21st century by doing the best job of training lawyers for the practice of law at the highest levels of the profession. Recruited from prestigious schools, the faculty ranked seventh in the country in scholarly impact in a recent study. The student body has admissions statistics comparable to those of student bodies at top 20 law schools. The school's innovative curriculum stresses hands-on learning, interdisciplinary study and public service.