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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

DOJ Honors & SLIP Summer Wednesday Webinar Series

The Office of Attorney Recruitment and Management is hosting a Wednesday Webinar Series highlighting offices participating in the U.S. Department of Justice’s (DOJ) Attorney General’s Honors Program and Summer Law Intern Program. Representatives from various DOJ offices will provide attendees with valuable information about their work and tips for applying. Webinars will not be recorded. […]

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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

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

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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Government & Public Interest

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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Government & Public Interest

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 […]