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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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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 […]

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AccessLex Loan Repayment and PSLF May Webinars

Join AccessLex for these upcoming webinars discussing loan repayment and Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) and take advantage of thier free individualize loan counseling. Your Public Service Loan Forgiveness Action PlanMay 23, 2022 7:00 PM EDT Your Public Service Loan Forgiveness Action PlanMay 25, 2022 3:00 PM EDT

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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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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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Post-Graduate Public Interest Fellowships

If you are a 2L or 3L seeking a post-graduate public interest fellowship to work at a nonprofit or civil legal services organization after graduation, now is the time to start researching and deciding which types of fellowships you want to apply to, e.g., project-based or organization-based. If project-based fellowships are of interest to you […]

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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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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 Webinar #StateandLocalTaxMatters: COVID-19 Crisis Issues & Opportunities – April 22 at Noon

Join the ABA’s Civil Rights and Social Justice Section on Friday, April 22nd at Noon ET, Register here Federal, state, and local tax policymakers and legislators across the country have been scrambling in response to the global pandemic. In fact, because of the federal government’s economic stimulus and direct transfers, many states saw debilitating projected […]

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2022 Robert Masur Summer Fellowship in Civil Liberties – Due April 22

The fellowship is open to first-year law students who intend to carry out significant activities during the summer (in between their first and second year) in the areas of civil rights and/or civil liberties. Fellows each receive a $2,000 honorarium. Proposed activities may include a writing or research project, work with a public interest organization in the […]