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Government & Public Interest

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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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 2: An Introduction to Careers in Environmental Law and Policy (ELI Summer School, 2022) June 9: NEPA, ESA and Fundamentals of Environmental Law (ELI Summer School, 2022) June 16: Basics of the Clean […]

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Government & Public Interest

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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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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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

BC Law Pro Bono Fair Volunteer Opportunities

Almost 20 public interest and government organizations locally and nationally joined us for the BC Law Pro Bono Fair last week. Students seeking pro bono opportunities that were not able to attend the Fair should check out the 2021 Pro Bono Fair folder for a list of participating organizations and representatives as well as highlighted opportunities. Each […]

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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

Public Citizen’s 2022 Hogan/Smoger Access to Justice Essay Competition

Public Citizen is pleased to announce the 2022 Hogan/Smoger Access to Justice Essay Competition. This year’s topic is “Legal Remedies to Climate Change”. The prize for best essay is $5,000. Essays must be submitted by emailed on or before Friday, April 29, 2022, at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time, to Amanda Fleming at afleming@citizen.org. More information and additional […]