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Government & Public Interest

The Latest on Student Loans, October 6th at Noon

Led by Courtney Weiner, presented/organized by DC Refers, and co-sponsored by Tzedek DC, this session will cover federal student loans, including public service loan foregiveness waivers, the new $10K in loan forgiveness, updates to the income-driven repayment program, and the Fresh Start program for borrowers in default. This program will help ensure you are in […]

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Government & Public Interest

Immigrant Justice Corps 2023 Fellowship Due October 28th

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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Government & Public Interest

National Civil Rights Museum Virtual Tour & Discussion, October 13th

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Government & Public Interest

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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Government & Public Interest

AccessLex Loan Counseling and Upcoming PSLF Webinars

Join AccessLex for these upcoming webinars discussing loan repayment and Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) and take advantage of their free individualized loan counseling. How the Biden Administration’s Student Debt Relief Plan Impacts Law Students and Current BorrowersSeptember 22, 2022 12:00 PM EDT The Road to Zero: A Strategic Approach to Student Loan RepaymentOctober 5, […]

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Government & Public Interest

BBA Event: Protecting Access to Abortion in a Post-Roe World

Wednesday, July 27th at 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM on Zoom The Supreme Court’s decision to overrule Roe v. Wade and eliminate the federal constitutional right to abortion has transformed abortion rights, law, and access across the country. Since then, twenty-one states have banned, moved to ban, or severely restricted abortion with even more states certain […]

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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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Pro Bono

Volunteer Lawyers Project Seeks Fall Interns

The Volunteer Lawyers Project’s Fall Internship Application is now open and will close on July 8th at 4 PM.  This is a great way to gain legal experience while engaging in pro bono work on behalf of underrepresented clients and communities. Apply here!

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Government & Public Interest

EJW Fellowship Application Now Open

DESIGN-YOUR-OWN FELLOWSHIP APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN! Designing your own Fellowship project presents a unique opportunity for you to create your dream job. This Fellowship opportunity allows you to leverage your law degree in service of a community or cause of your choice, and to address an unmet legal need in an underserved community in partnership with an eligible legal […]

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Government & Public Interest

PSJD.org 2022 Public Service Attorney Salary Report

The 2022 Public Service Attorney Salary Report is now available and shows that salaries for public service attorneys have risen since 2018, particularly for attorneys working in civil legal services and public interest organizations, and that increases in median public defender salaries were more modest. BC Law students and alumni have access to this important research via PSJD.org’s […]