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GBLS Consumer Rights Unit Seeks Spring & Summer Volunteers

Greater Boston Legal Services (GBLS), provides free civil legal aid to low-income residents of Boston and 21 surrounding cities and towns who are facing a crisis where their housing, safety, health or access to other basic needs are at risk. To maximize its impact, GBLS employs a broad spectrum of advocacy approaches from direct individual representation to […]

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Government & Public Interest

Deborah T. Poritz Paid Summer Public Interest Legal Fellowship

Legal Services of New Jersey (LSNJ) invites applications from first and second year law students for the Deborah T. Poritz Summer Public Interest Legal Fellowship Program beginning on May 30, 2023.  This paid fellowship is the perfect opportunity for students committed to or considering public interest and poverty law to learn about the challenges and rewards involved. […]

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Berkeley Law Foundation’s One Year Public Interest Law Fellowship – Due Jan. 20

The Berkeley Law Foundation (BLF) is now soliciting proposals forĀ one-year public interest legal projects to begin in 2023. BLF traditionally awards one to two grants per year to individuals undertaking public interest law projects that will serve legally disadvantaged or politically under-represented groups and promote systemic change. They view their grants as seed money for […]

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Immigrant Justice Corps 2023 Fellowship Deadline Extension to November 18th

The need for passionate leaders in the immigration field is greater than ever. Immigrant Justice Corps (IJC) Justice Fellows are front and center in the fight to expand access to immigrant justice and challenge systems harming immigrant communities. With Justice Fellows working across the country, IJC is creating the next generation of immigration lawyers. Applications for their Class […]

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Upcoming Deadlines: Organization-Based Fellowships

Now is the time to begin keeping track of upcoming organization-based fellowship deadlines. These fellowships are funded by the organizations that host them and do not require a project proposal. Most positions serve as staff attorneys within the office and provide the training and mentorship new lawyers need to become successful advocates in local and […]

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Christine A. Brunswick Tax Fellowship

The application period is now open for the ABA Tax Section’s Christine A. Brunswick Fellowship program through November 10th. The ABA Tax Section has operated this fellowship program since 2008 with impressive impact on communities throughout the country. The fellowship provides two years of funding to practice public interest tax law at a qualifying host […]

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Pro Bono

Celebrate National Pro Bono Month & Week

The ABA’s Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service and bar associations and legal services organizations across the country invite you to participate in a national celebration of pro bono during the month of October. National Pro Bono Week will be held from October 23-29, 2022. Please feel free to check out these events […]

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Government & Public Interest

Justice Catalyst Fellowship – 1st Due Date Extended to October 24th

Justice Catalyst administers one-year, potentially renewable, project-based fellowships for graduating law students, or graduates up to two years out of law school, to support innovative public interest work at non-profit organizations. Justice Catalyst activates path-breaking approaches to social justice lawyering and affirmative litigation that have real-world impact and improve the lives of low-wage workers, the […]

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Save the Date! National District Attorneys Association Job Fair

Given the recruitment and retention crisis in prosecutors’ offices across the country, the National District Attorneys Association (NDAA) will be hosting a first-ever job fair January 29-30 2023 in Washington, DC. If you are interested in opportunities in prosecution, you won’t want to miss this job fair. The CSO will provide more information as additional […]

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Upcoming Internal Application Deadlines for Project-Based Fellowships

Although the Equal Justice Works, Skadden and Justice Catalyst (and others!) application deadlines aren’t until the fall, some organizations have internal application deadlines to put forward candidates for these competitive project-based fellowships. These deadlines usually are in June and July in order to allow plenty of time to craft a project proposal in August and […]