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Pro Bono

Volunteer Lawyers Project Seeks Fall Interns

The Volunteer Lawyers Project’s Fall Internship Application is now open and will close on July 8th at 4 PM.  This is a great way to gain legal experience while engaging in pro bono work on behalf of underrepresented clients and communities. Apply here!

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Government & Public Interest

Final DOJ Wednesday Webinar Series Program- July 6 at Noon

The Office of Attorney Recruitment and Management (OARM) will be hosting its final webinar in the Wednesday Webinar Series July 6 at 12:00 PM ET. OARM will be joined by attorneys from the Drug Enforcement Administration, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Federal Bureau of Prisons, Office of Legislative Affairs and U.S. Attorney’s Office. During this webinar, […]

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Government & Public Interest

Upcoming Summer Programs & Events

The summer is a great time to check out various bar association events and hear from practitioners. Below are some examples of the wide range of events happening this summer from bar associations. Be sure to check out local bar association event listings for additional programs and events! American Bar Association: Election JeopardyRegistration for Event […]

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Government & Public Interest

WCL’s Summer 2022 Pro Bono & Public Interest Forum Final Day, June 23

Panels – Thursday, June 9, June 16, and June 23; 12:00-2:30 pm ET Register prior to June 23rd and links to recordings will be sent for any sessions missed. The Washington Council of Lawyers (WCL) Summer Pro Bono & Public Interest Forum is an annual tradition that brings together hundreds of summer associates, summer interns, law […]

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Government & Public Interest

Gov/PI Employers Participating in OCI & TLC Interview Programs

2Ls and 3Ls planing to apply to government and public interest employers may want to jumpstart their 2L summer and post-graduate job searches by applying to employers participating in this summer’s OCI and TLC interview programs. Beyond those employers participating in OCI and TLC interview programs, please note that many more public sector employers participate […]

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Government & Public Interest

Environmental Law Institute Summer School

The Environmental Law Institute (ELI) has announced their schedule for this year’s complimentary summer school series, which will be held via webinar: June 2: An Introduction to Careers in Environmental Law and Policy (ELI Summer School, 2022) June 9: NEPA, ESA and Fundamentals of Environmental Law (ELI Summer School, 2022) June 16: Basics of the Clean […]

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Government & Public Interest

Save the Dates! EJW Conference and Career Fair

Each fall, Equal Justice Works (EJW) hosts its annual Conference and Career Fair, the largest national public interest legal career fair that brings together hundreds of law students, recent graduates, public interest employers, law school faculty and staff, and public interest practitioners from across the United States and its territories for prescheduled interviews, informal “table talk” discussions, […]

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Government & Public Interest

ABA Webinar: VAWA Finally Passed – But Where’s Immigration?

Join the ABA’s Commission on Domestice and Sexual Violence and the ABA’s Civil Rights and Social Justice Section for their upcoming webinar VAWA Finally Passed – But Where’s Immigration? on June 21 at 3 PM ET. Subject matter experts will guide participants through the current immigration law landscape for gender-based violence survivors and how VAWA […]

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Government & Public Interest

WCL Public Interest Jobs Clearinghouse

BC Law is a subscriber school for the Washington Council of Lawyers (WCL)! As a result, students have access to the WCL Public Interest Jobs Clearinghouse postings on SAGE. Check out the latest postings here. Two times each month WCL publishes a digest of public interest job openings, the Public Interest Jobs Clearinghouse. It includes […]

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Government & Public Interest

Save the Date! WCL’s Fellowships 101, July 14 at 6PM

Thursday, July 14; 6:00-7:30 pm ET, Via Zoom, Register Post-graduate fellowships are incredibly rewarding, but understanding the many different fellowship options and navigating the application process can be a challenge! Don’t go it alone! Washington Council of Lawyers (WCL) is here to help!  At Fellowships 101, WCL’s expert panel will walk you through all the steps […]