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Please note that the Office of Public Interest & Pro Bono does not provide any legal advice, representation or counsel on any legal matter or case.

If you are seeking legal assistance, please contact the North Carolina Lawyer Referral Service at 919-677-7660 or www.nccai.org/.


 

Office of Public Interest and Pro Bono
Duke University School of Law
210 Science Dr
Box 90360
Durham, NC 27708-0360
Fax: 919.613.9001


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    Kim Bart

    Assistant Dean of Public Interest and Pro Bono

    Phone: 919-613-7130
    Email:

    Kim Bart is the Assistant Dean of Public Interest and Pro Bono, and oversees the programs offered through the Duke Law Office of Public Interest & Pro Bono. Dean Bart serves as a career counselor for students who are interested in pursuing careers in public interest or government service, providing guidance on job search and curricular planning. In addition, Dean Bart administers Duke’s externship program, including Duke in DC, and advises the Public Interest Law Foundation.

  • Kim Burrucker

    Director of Public Interest and Pro Bono

    Phone: 919-613-7008
    Email:

    Kim Burrucker is the Director of Public Interest and Pro Bono, and manages the Duke Law Pro Bono Project. Kim works with Duke’s many student-led pro bono groups to facilitate opportunities for community pro bono legal service, as well as coordinates student externship placements with North Carolina public defender, district attorney and legal aid offices. Kim also manages the finances of the Office of Public Interest and Pro Bono, and of the Public Interest Law Foundation.

  • Laura Brockington

    Coordinator of Public Interest and Pro Bono

    Phone: 919-613-8539
    Email:

    Laura Brockington is the Coordinator of Public Interest and Pro Bono, and administers programming for the office. Laura coordinates the annual Public Interest Retreat, as well as the annual Careers in Public Interest / Public Service symposium. Laura also facilitates CLE programming credit for events put on by Duke faculty and student groups

Other key administrators with public interest roles are:

  • Stella Boswell, Sr. Career Counselor and Public Interest Advisor
  • John Ahlers, Assistant Director of Financial Aid administers the Loan Assistance Program