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WCL’s Summer 2022 Pro Bono & Public Interest Forum

Keynote – Wednesday, June 8; 12:00-2:00 pm ETPanels – Thursday, June 9, June 16, and June 23; 12:00-2:30 pm ET Register 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 students, and lawyers to discuss how to make pro bono or […]

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Government & Public Interest

MA Access to Justice Commission May Meeting

Save the Date! Massachusetts Access to Justice Commission Meeting, Thursday, May 26, 2-3:30 via Zoom These meetings are open to the public. RSVP here.  A zoom link will be sent in advance.  To learn more about the Commission’s work, check their website.

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Government & Public Interest

Skadden Fellowship Info Sessions Spring & Summer 2022 – Next Session May 16

The Skadden Fellowship provides two years of funding for recent law school graduates to work in the public interest, addressing the civil legal needs of people living in poverty in the US. Skadden has recently posted the updated application, along with updated FAQs, on their website’s application process page. The Skadden Fellowship application will be […]

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Government & Public Interest

ABA LGBT Public Interest Scholarship – Due April 29

The ABA’s Commission on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity is excited to announce that it has begun accepting applications for the ABA LGBT Public Interest Scholarship.  The scholarship provides financial support to a first, second or third year law student, or recent law graduate to enable them to work in the LGBTQ+ public interest arena for […]

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ABA Civil Rights and Social Justice Programs This Week- Combating Islamophobia, Ukraine Refugee Crisis, Evictions, VAWA

Please join the ABA for this upcoming civil rights and social justice programs: 21-Day Practice on Creating Inclusive Spaces and Combating IslamophobiaAvailable from April 4 – 25! Sign Up to JoinThe 21-Day Practice invites participants to complete a syllabus of short daily assignments (typically taking 15 – 30 minutes), over 21 consecutive days. In addition […]

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Pro Bono

GBLS Family Law Unit Needs Pro Bono Volunteers!

The GBLS Family Law Unit is on the lookout for law students seeking a low-commitment (few hours a week, could be a short-term or long-term commitment) pro bono volunteer opportunity to assist with a project evaluating the access of pro se litigants to the Suffolk Probate and Family Court.  This project is part of larger […]

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Government & Public Interest

The Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia is Hiring Entry-Level Attorneys!

3Ls, please know that the Public Defender Service (PDS) recently posted seven attorney positions to work with them for two-year terms. These jobs are open to 3Ls and they are excellent opportunities to begin your career in a fantastic public defender office. The Special Litigation Division of PDS is dedicated to addressing recurring and systemic […]

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Government & Public Interest

EJW (4/1) Fellowship Info Session for MLSC Law Students

Equal Justice Works Fellowships Info Session, April 1st, 1-2 pmThis session is hosted by Northeastern University School of Law and all Massachusetts Law School Consortium law students are invited to attend. Please RSVP on SAGE by March 31st and to access Zoom meeting information. 

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Government & Public Interest

PILF Summer Stipends Applications Now Open & Stipends Office Hours in CSO

The PILF 4K (Deadline: 4/15), Racial Justice (Deadline: 3/31) and Hillinger Fellowship (Deadline: 3/31) stipends applications are now open. If you have questions about these applications, PILF will be holding office hours in the CSO Resource Room (EW 210) on Fridays from 12-3 PM. Feel free to stop by and speak with the PILF Stipends Director. 

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Government & Public Interest

Public Interest Funding Workshop Series: Fellowship Panel and Discussion 3/18 at Noon

Friday, March 18th at Noon RSVP, Zoom link and panelist information on SAGE Hoping to land your dream job at a public interest organization? Project-based fellowships allow you to design it yourself and organization-based fellowships allow you to join an advocacy organization as a new attorney. Hear from BC Law faculty and alumni who began their public […]