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GBLS Consumer Rights Unit Seeks Spring & Summer Volunteers

Greater Boston Legal Services (GBLS), provides free civil legal aid to low-income residents of Boston and 21 surrounding cities and towns who are facing a crisis where their housing, safety, health or access to other basic needs are at risk. To maximize its impact, GBLS employs a broad spectrum of advocacy approaches from direct individual representation to […]

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MBA Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. Scholarship – Due March 13

The MBA is pleased to announce that the Massachusetts Bar Association’s Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. Scholarship is being offered again this year! This is an exciting program as it’s a great opportunity for graduating students seeking careers in public interest law to get both recognition and a $10,000 financial award. For more information and the […]

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ABA Civil Rights and Social Justice Human Rights Magazine – New Issue!

The latest issue of the American Bar Association (ABA) Section of Civil Rights and Social Justice’s award-winning quarterly Human Rights Magazine covers a diverse range of topics, from wage inequality and predatory lending to environmental justice and fair housing. BC Law’s Professor Mitchell is a contributor. Read the latest issue!

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Pro Bono Spring Break at Volunteer Lawyers Project in Boston

Students who participate in Volunteer Lawyers Project’s (VLP) 35-hour week-long spring break project-based internship receive a full day of training to prepare them for attending legal clinics in housing, family law and guardianship, and debt collection. Students will have the opportunity to work on unit-specific projects that support VLP’s program. At their virtual or in-person […]

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ABA Antitrust Law Section Summer 2023 Diversity Stipend Program

Law students who represent a diverse or underrepresented group and who accept an internship at certain Washington, D.C. antitrust, consumer protection, or privacy agencies or non-profits can seek funding from the ABA Antitrust Law Section. Qualified entities include the Antitrust Division, the FTC, CFPB, AAI, and more. Eligible applicants can complete this form.

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Celebrate National Pro Bono Month & Week

The ABA’s Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service and bar associations and legal services organizations across the country invite you to participate in a national celebration of pro bono during the month of October. National Pro Bono Week will be held from October 23-29, 2022. Please feel free to check out these events […]

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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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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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Mass Bar Foundation Legal Intern Summer Fellowship Program – 6K Stipend – March 11

Stipends of $6,000 for Law Students’ Summer Internships The Massachusetts Bar Foundation (MBF) is pleased to announce the availability of applications for its 2022 Legal Intern Fellowship Program. Established in 1996, the Legal Intern Fellowship Program seeks to encourage careers in public interest law, while contributing valuable legal support to organizations serving the under-represented in […]

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LSC Emerging Leaders Council: Civil Justice Lunch & Learn Series, Thursday @ 1:30 PM

Eduardo Gonzalez, Self-Represented Litigation Network, along with Amelia McGowan, Mississippi Center for Justice, will be co-hosting the first in a series of virtual lunches Thursday, February 24, 1:30pm ET – 2:30pm ET. Register Here. This series is for young professionals and graduate students new to civil justice work who are interested in learning more about access to justice initiatives […]