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WCL’s Best Practices in Pro Bono: Difficult Conversations on Racial Justice

Join the Washington Council of Lawyers (WCL) for a candid conversation about the intersection of race, pro bono representation, and justice at Best Practices in Pro Bono: Difficult Conversations on Racial Justice on Monday, July 26, from 12:00-1:15 pm ET via Zoom webinar. WCL will send the link the day before and one hour before the program. Register here. WCL’s […]

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Government & Public Interest

Immigrant Justice Corps Fellowship is Open

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

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Government & Public Interest

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 […]

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Government & Public Interest

EJW Fellowship Application Resources & Upcoming Webinars

Fellowship season is flying by, and Equal Justice Works (EJW) wants to help you make the most of it. Not sure how to get started? At this point, you should be working to identify the issue your project will seek to address, and beginning to consider an organization that may be a good fit for the work […]

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Government & Public Interest

WCL: Fellowships 101

Washington Council of Lawyers (WCL) will be hosting Fellowships 101 on Thursday, July 15, from 6:00-7:30 pm ET. WCL’s expert panel of current fellows, fellowship coordinators, and fellow supervisors will walk attendees through all the steps of the application process for the various post-graduate legal fellowship programs and provide concrete tips for maximizing the chances […]

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Government & Public Interest

PDS Public Defender Summer Information Sessions

Join summer interns at the Public Defender Service (PDS) for the District of Columbia, along with summer interns from around the country, for these upcoming information sessions to learn more about different public defender offices in advance of summer 2022 and post-graduate hiring. July 12 @ 4:00 p.m.CPCS – Massachusetts Public DefenderKevin Ruderman, Recruiting & […]

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Government & Public Interest

WCL’s Fellowships 101 – July 15 @ 6PM ET

July 15, 2021 6:00 – 7:30 PM ET, Register here Post-graduate fellowships are a unique way to realize your ideal public interest job. Fellowships allow new lawyers to gain hands-on experience, develop project management skills, and pursue their passions for promoting justice. But the application process is complicated and the programs are competitive. Washington Lawyers […]

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Government & Public Interest

WCL’s Supreme Court: View from the Press Gallery

In 2020, the appointment of the Court’s newest Justice saw a shift from a 5-4 to a 6-3 conservative majority. What are the implications of this shift for the 2020-2021 term and on American jurisprudence going forward? The Washington Council of Lawyers (WCL) will discuss (virtually) at Supreme Court: View from the Press Gallery, on […]

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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 8, 2021: An Introduction to Careers in Environmental Law and Policy June 15, 2021: NEPA, ESA & Fundamentals of Environmental Law June 22, 2021: Basics of the Clean Water Act June 29, 2021: Basics of Land Use […]

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Government & Public Interest

Skadden Fellowship Upcoming Information Sessions

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 on their website’s application process page. The Skadden Fellowship application will be due on Friday September 10, 2021. […]