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Government & Public Interest

Mass Bar Foundation Legal Intern Summer Fellowship Program – 6K Stipend

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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Government & Public Interest

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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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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Government & Public Interest

MA Access to Justice Commission December Meeting

Save the Date! Massachusetts Access to Justice Commission Meeting, Monday, December 20, 10-11:30 AM ET The next Massachusetts Access to Justice Commission meeting is scheduled for Monday, December 20 from 10-11:30 am via Zoom. These meetings are open to the public. The December meeting will focus on pandemic related changes, including innovations, and their impact […]

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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

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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Pro Bono

MA Supreme Judicial Court Adams Pro Bono Publico Awards

Annual Adams Pro Bono Publico Awards, October 26 from 4-5:30 On October 26, 2021, Supreme Judicial Court Justice Elspeth Cypher will present awards to three attorneys selected by the Supreme Judicial Court Standing Committee on Pro Bono Legal Services for their exceptional dedication to providing volunteer legal services for persons who cannot afford an attorney for their essential […]

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Pro Bono

WCL’s Best Practices in Pro Bono: Difficult Conversations on Racial Justice

Join the Washington Council of Lawyers (WCL) for a candid conversation about the intersection of race, pro bono representation, and justice at Best Practices in Pro Bono: Difficult Conversations on Racial Justice on Monday, July 26, from 12:00-1:15 pm ET via Zoom webinar. WCL will send the link the day before and one hour before the program. Register here. WCL’s […]