In an attempt to help law students who want to obtain employment in public service or public interest law, Cornell Law School has established a low income protection plan for graduates who take low income public interest jobs. The plan will cover graduates who have clear law school honor code records, are members in good standing with the relevant bar authorities, and are working in the public interest area.
Read more about the PILIPP details.
*Half-time employment will be considered on a pro-rata basis.*
Please note that positions at private law firms generally do not qualify.
Participants contribute an amount of money towards their loan payments as determined by a formula, and Cornell Law School contributes the balance. A four-part formula is used to determine the participant’s contribution:
*For sample calculations, please download the PILIPP detail*
Please note that assets are calculated into the formula as well.
To be considered for the program, the following must be received by January 7, 2013:
Once you have been accepted and have received your first payment the following must be received by June 14, 2013: