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 […]
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!
April 13, 5:30-7:00 PM, Boston Bar Association, 16 Beacon Street, Boston, MA The BBA’s Delivery of Legal Services Section invites you to a mixer to connect with friends and colleagues over appetizers and drinks. Section members as well as their colleagues, folks working in legal services organizations, and new lawyers and law students interested in […]
Application Open Now! Each year, the Equal Justice Works National Advisory Committee presents eight law students throughout the country with a Regional Public Interest Award. Chosen for their innovation, impact, and commitment to public interest law, each of the students selected is recognized for providing extraordinary service through clinics, volunteer work, internships, and more. Recipients of the Regional […]
The Massachusetts Access to Justice Commission’s Racial Equity and Justice Committee invites BC Law students to this free program “Court Data on Race and Ethnicity in Civil Cases: Access to Justice Opportunities and Challenges” held on April 12 from 2-5 (reception to follow) at the MCLE Conference Center, Ten Winter Place, Boston. The program convenes […]
April 11th, 2-4 PM, Boston Bar Association, Register here Join the BBA and Rian Immigrant Center! This Forms Workshop will provide volunteer attorneys and law students with opportunity to assist members of our community with completing basic immigration forms, including citizenship applications, applications for temporary protected status, green card renewals, and work permit renewals. This […]