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Government & Public Interest

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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Government & Public Interest

BBA Event- Meet the New EPA Regional Administrator, May 16th

Monday, May 16, 2022 4:00 PM to 6:00 PMBoston Bar Association – 16 Beacon Street, Boston, MARegister here. See Covid policy below for this in-person event. Meet and hear from the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) new Regional Administrator. On February 14, 2022, Dr. David Cash became Regional Administrator for EPA Region I.  Dr. Cash brings a […]

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Government & Public Interest

WCL: How Can Clean Air Act Enforcement Effectively Mitigate Climate Change and Improve Environmental Justice Efforts?

March 23, 2022, 12- 1:30 PM, $15 for WCL members, Register here Presented by: WBADC, Energy and Environmental Law Forum The Biden Administration has strongly focused on mitigating climate change and improving air quality in overburdened communities. What role can enforcement of the Clean Air Act (CAA) play in meeting these twin goals? Mary Greene, […]

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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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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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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

Environmental Law Institute Summer School

The Environmental Law Institute (ELI) has announced their schedule for this year’s complimentary summer school series, which will be held via webinar: June 8, 2021: An Introduction to Careers in Environmental Law and Policy June 15, 2021: NEPA, ESA & Fundamentals of Environmental Law June 22, 2021: Basics of the Clean Water Act June 29, 2021: Basics of Land Use […]