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Pro Bono

ABA National Celebration of Pro Bono

Community members are encouraged to participate in the American Bar Association’s (ABA) National Celebration of Pro Bono next week. You can read more about about the national celebration here. You can view the celebration events map or check out pro bono resources.

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MA Supreme Judicial Court Adams Pro Bono Publico Awards

Annual Adams Pro Bono Publico Awards, October 26 from 4-5:30 On October 26, 2021, Supreme Judicial Court Justice Elspeth Cypher will present awards to three attorneys selected by the Supreme Judicial Court Standing Committee on Pro Bono Legal Services for their exceptional dedication to providing volunteer legal services for persons who cannot afford an attorney for their essential […]

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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

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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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. […]

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EJW Fellowship Application is Now Open

The Equal Justice Works (EJW) Design-Your-Own Fellowship Application is now open! The fellowship application will close September 20, 2021. For 3Ls, planning to apply now is the time to review our fellowship resources and videos from the programs we held this past semester and book an appointment on SAGE with Michelle Grossfield in the CSO […]

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ABA June Events: Police in Schools & Immigration at the Southern Border

The ABA has many excellent online events planned for this summer! A couple upcoming events on important social justice topics in June include: The Face of America: A Candid Discussion on Current Immigration Issues at the Southern BorderJune 17, 2021 – 1 PM ET – Register here Panelists include: Lee Gelernt – Deputy Director, Immigrants’ […]

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Access to Justice News from the A2J

Stay informed of access to justice news and initiatives! Please read the below updates from the Massachusetts Access to Justice Commission (A2J) and check out their site for upcoming meetings and information. Restoring the Department of Justice’s Access-to-Justice Function On May 18, 2021 President Biden signed a Presidential Memorandum on restoring the Department of Justice’s access to […]

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EJW Design-Your-Own Fellowship Applications Open June 15

Applications for the 2022 Equal Justice Works Fellowship Class will open June 15 and close on September 20. Fellowships are aimed at rising 3Ls and recent graduates who will have taken the bar exam by the anticipated Fall 2022 start date. EJW will be raising their annual support of Fellow host organizations for the Class of 2022 as […]