The Indiana University School of Law – Indianapolis and Equal Justice Works will host the 2nd annual Public Interest Recognition Dinner March 6, starting at 5:30 p.m. at the Indiana Historical Society, Eli Lilly Hall, 450 W. Ohio St., Indianapolis. The deadline to register is Feb. 19.
The featured keynote speaker is Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller. Featured honorees include Fran Quigley, class of 1987, director of operations for AMPATH and a co-founder of the Legal Aid Clinic of Eldoret, Kenya; Kerry Hyatt Blomquist, class of 1990, legal director of the Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence and director of the Protective Order Pro Bono Project of Indianapolis; and Lisa Koop, class of 2004, a managing attorney at National Immigrant Justice Center in Chicago, where she supervises in the asylum, trafficking, and immigrant legal defense projects.
The dinner supports the endowment for the school's Loan Repayment Assistance Program for graduates who practice in the public interest sector.
Individual tickets are $75 and tables of 10 seats start at $600 for non-sponsors.
The first Equal Justice Works dinner to raised enough money in March 2009 for the endowment to be worth at least $100,000.
This year's host committee members include Chief Justice Randall Shepard, Secretary of State Todd Rokita, Emily Benfer, John Maley, Gary Miller, Tiffany Murray, Carl Pebworth, Caroline Richardson, Florence Roisman, Robyn Rucker, Rafael Sanchez, and LaWanda Ward.
For more information or to purchase tickets, visit http://indylaw.indiana.edu/organizations/ejw/ or contact [email protected].