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Herbert & Nell Singer Connecticut Public Service Fellowship, Due December 5th

The Connecticut Bar Foundation and the Herbert & Nell Singer Foundation invites 3L students and recent graduates who are interested in practicing public interest law to apply for a 2023-2024 Herbert & Nell Singer Fellowship. Singer Fellows are hosted by 501(c)(3) organizations in Connecticut that provide legal services to underserved populations. Fellowships are for an initial term of one […]

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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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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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Save the Dates! EJW Conference and Career Fair

Each fall, Equal Justice Works (EJW) hosts its annual Conference and Career Fair, the largest national public interest legal career fair that brings together hundreds of law students, recent graduates, public interest employers, law school faculty and staff, and public interest practitioners from across the United States and its territories for prescheduled interviews, informal “table talk” discussions, […]

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ABA Webinar: VAWA Finally Passed – But Where’s Immigration?

Join the ABA’s Commission on Domestice and Sexual Violence and the ABA’s Civil Rights and Social Justice Section for their upcoming webinar VAWA Finally Passed – But Where’s Immigration? on June 21 at 3 PM ET. Subject matter experts will guide participants through the current immigration law landscape for gender-based violence survivors and how VAWA […]

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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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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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Equal Justice America Summer 2022 Fellowship Funding – Deadline March 24

Don’t miss the opportunity to apply for an Equal Justice America (EJA) Summer 2022 Fellowship and get funding. Deadline: March 24 To apply, students need to have a placement secured with an organization that provides civil legal assistance to people in need. EJA Fellowships now pay up to $5,000 for 10 weeks of full-time work. Students […]

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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 […]

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Talk to the Hill for Civil Legal Aid – Jan. 27

Thursday, January 27, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM ET, Register here Hundreds of lawyers and advocates will gather virtually on January 27th to urge state legislators to provide $41 million for civil legal aid in the Commonwealth’s Fiscal Year 2023 budget. Civil legal aid is necessary to meet the especially acute need brought about by the […]