The inspirational madman at NAPIL is David Stern, executive director of the twelve-person staff.
Stern, a man of natural ebullience, believes that the 1,400 summer public-interest jobs that NAPIL runs are vital for students.
Two former students of my course at Georgetown Law, "Law, Conscience, and Nonviolence," are current NAPIL fellows: Rosemary Dady, with the San Francisco Neighborhood Legal Assistance Foundation, and Sczerina Perot, with the Washington, D.
program expands resources for programs to serve low-income persons," Doyle said.
NAPIL's partnership with eAttorney provides unprecedented online information about the 180+ public interest organizations that are participating in this year's NAPIL Career Fair," said David Stern, NAPIL's Executive Director.
Members access the NAPIL database of prospective employers directly through eAttorney's Web site.
The Florida Bar, The Florida Bar Foundation, and Greenberg Traurig are NAPIL
partnering organizations in Florida.
Half of $880,000 for the fellows was contributed by the Florida partnership and half matched by NAPIL.
While more and more attorneys are expected to spend more time with paying clients and struggle to find time for pro bono work, the NAPIL fellows do much needed legal work at community-based, nonprofit organizations that otherwise would go undone.
is the country's premiere organization for training and developing the next generation of lawyers to provide legal assistance to low-income and other underserved individuals and communities.
At that time the Foundation board agreed to use IOTA funds for up to 25 percent of the matching funds needed for a successful Florida NAPIL applicant, which requires the development of a specific project that can produce measurable results.
The Foundation's Paul Doyle said last year the Foundation was able to secure four, two-year NAPIL fellowships, which Greenberg Traurig and The Florida Bar helped by providing matching funds.