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Government & Public Interest

Bergstrom Child Welfare Law Fellowship Summer 2022 Training- Due April 6

The University of Michigan Law School is pleased to announce the 2022 Bergstrom Child Welfare Law Fellowship Training, which will be held in Ann Arbor at the law school May 23-25, 2022. The Bergstrom Child Welfare Law Summer Fellowship is committed to inspiring the best and brightest law students to pursue careers in child welfare […]

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Government & Public Interest

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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Government & Public Interest

Deborah T. Poritz Paid Summer Public Interest Legal Fellowship

Legal Services of New Jersey (LSNJ) invites applications from first and second year law students for the Deborah T. Poritz Summer Public Interest Legal Fellowship Program beginning on May 31, 2022.  This paid fellowship is the perfect opportunity for students committed to or considering public interest and poverty law to learn about the challenges and rewards involved. […]

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Government & Public Interest

Chicago Public Interest Law Institute (PILI) – PAID Summer Internships for 1Ls & 2Ls, Application Now Open

PILI’s Law Student Internship Program connects law students from across the country with public interest law agencies in Illinois and pays them for their work. Typically, Interns receive $6,000 for working 400 hours during the summer. The application is now open and applications are accepted on a rolling basis until all positions are filled. The […]

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Pro Bono

ABA National Celebration of Pro Bono

Community members are encouraged to participate in the American Bar Association’s (ABA) National Celebration of Pro Bono next week. You can read more about about the national celebration here. You can view the celebration events map or check out pro bono resources.

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Pro Bono

WCL: DC Pro Bono Week

Each fall, as part of the annual National Pro Bono Celebration, Washington Council of Lawyers (WCL) organizes DC Pro Bono Week. DC Pro Bono Week 2021 takes place from October 24-30, 2021. The week explores lots of opportunities to do pro bono work, learn new pro bono skills, meet pro bono lawyers, and expand pro […]

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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

ACLU of MA Seeks Volunteers

The ACLU of Massachusetts (“ACLUM”) is seeking Volunteers to join their Legal Resources Team. Volunteers do not need to be attorneys and do not give legal advice. ResponsibilitiesVolunteers are a vital part of the daily operations for the ACLUM, and perform the following responsibilities: answer and return phone calls from persons seeking legal assistance about […]

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Government & Public Interest

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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Government & Public Interest

ABA June Events: Police in Schools & Immigration at the Southern Border

The ABA has many excellent online events planned for this summer! A couple upcoming events on important social justice topics in June include: The Face of America: A Candid Discussion on Current Immigration Issues at the Southern BorderJune 17, 2021 – 1 PM ET – Register here Panelists include: Lee Gelernt – Deputy Director, Immigrants’ […]