June 6, 8, 15, 22; 12:00-2:30 pm ET The Washington Council of Lawyers (WCL) Summer Pro Bono & Public Interest Forum is an annual tradition that brings together lawyers, summer associates, summer interns, and others interested in making pro bono or public-interest work a part of their legal careers and provides an introduction to several […]
Stay Informed on Legal Responses Across the Country to Social Justice Issues Check out this news digest for recent public interest news stories! Some of the topics discussed include Reproductive Rights, Free and Fair Elections; Rule of Law & Voting Rights; Systemic Racism; Pro Bono Response; Student Loans & Student Debt; Immigration, Refugee & Citizenship […]
IJC just announced a supplemental deadline for their Unaccompanied Children Program post-graduate fellowships, a new fellowship program launched this year. Apply today! Applications due April 28th.
Review deadlines and hiring information for summer and post-graduate government honors programs across the country and public policy positions using the AZ Honors & Public Policy Handbooks. You must be logged in to access the announcements below using the above log-in information. Below are some highlights of upcoming deadlines and application opening dates, please see […]
BC Law students are invited to participate in the Public Citizen 2022-2023 Hogan/Smoger Access to Justice Essay Competition. This year’s topic is “Ensuring Access to the Right to Vote”. The prize for best essay is $5,000. Essays must be submitted by email on or before Friday, April 29, 2023, at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time, to Amanda […]
April 26, 2023, 3 PM, Register here A career in public service comes with unique financial planning considerations, including financial goal setting, career advancement planning, debt management and asset-building. Join AccessLex for an overview of these topics and leave with a foundation for handling your finances as you launch your legal career!
Applications are open for the 2023 Robert Masur Fellowship in Civil Liberties! The fellowship is open to first-year law students who intend to carry out significant activities during the summer (in between their first and second year) in the areas of civil rights and/or civil liberties. Fellows each receive a $2,000 honorarium. Proposed activities may include a […]
By Zach Warren for Reuters While many corporate law departments see their outside law firms’ innovation efforts as inadequate, most law firms are still slow to change. It’s not a secret that corporate law departments have been increasingly focused on operations and technology. In fact, legal operations are cited as corporate law departments’ most strategic […]
Opinion by Hy Pomerance, Vinson & Elkins, for Bloomberg Law As flocks of new lawyers entered the legal profession over the past three years, many law firms have faced challenges in training, retaining, engaging, and developing this new generation. The lessons that firms take from these challenges—and the solutions they develop in response—will have a […]