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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 […]

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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 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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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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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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EJW Fellowship Application is Now Open

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 […]