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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
If you are considering applying to a post-graduate public interest fellowship this fall, please schedule an appointment with Michelle Grossfield on SAGE for late spring/early summer and review the post-graduate fellowship resources and recorded programs on the CSO Student Google Drive.
Save the Date! Massachusetts Access to Justice Commission Meeting, Thursday, May 27, 3-5 PM ET The next Massachusetts Access to Justice Commission meeting is scheduled for Thursday, May 27 from 3-5 pm via Zoom. RSVP here. A zoom link will be sent in advance. To learn more about the Commission’s work, check their website.
If you missed Equal Justice Works’ (EJW) virtual regional events earlier this semester, the recordings are now available! For anyone planning to apply to an EJW Fellowship this fall, make sure to check out the Fellowships 101 Presentation. Equal Justice Works Overview Presentation Equal Justice Works Fellowships 101 Presentation