The Volunteer Lawyers Project’s Fall Internship Application is now open and will close on July 8th at 4 PM. This is a great way to gain legal experience while engaging in pro bono work on behalf of underrepresented clients and communities. Apply here!
Join the ABA’s Commission on Domestice and Sexual Violence and the ABA’s Civil Rights and Social Justice Section for their upcoming webinar VAWA Finally Passed – But Where’s Immigration? on June 21 at 3 PM ET. Subject matter experts will guide participants through the current immigration law landscape for gender-based violence survivors and how VAWA […]
Join the Asian Outreach Unit of Greater Boston Legal Services (GBLS) for a two-part workshop about the history and struggles of the Asian American communities in the U.S. Part 1 will include an introduction to Asian American communities in Massachusetts and the issues they face today. Part 2 will focus on Asian American legal history and how critical […]
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 […]
Join the Washington Council of Lawyers (WCL) and their panelists – lawyers who have experience with remote representations, including hearings in D.C. Superior Court. They are: Yvette Banker, Federal Government Pro Bono Lawyer Ashley Carter, DC Volunteer Lawyers Project Sébastien Monzón Rueda, Legal Counsel for the Elderly Jenadee Nanini, D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center Lise […]
American Bar Association Events Judicial Milestones in the Quest for Women’s Equality – March 26 at 11 AM | Register for webinar here The American Bar Association Judicial Division is proud to host a diverse panel of renowned female judges to discuss the challenges that women encounter on the bench, offer insights on their personal […]
Volunteer Lawyers Project (VLP) is an excellent organization to complete pro bono hours with! VLP is a legal aid organization that connects law students and volunteer attorneys with low-income clients of the Greater Boston Area in order to provide free legal services in civil cases. Volunteering at VLP is an incredibly rewarding experience, and your […]
The deadline to apply for an Equal Justice America Summer 2021 Fellowship is approaching! Applications are due March 24th. To qualify, students need a summer position with an organization that provides civil legal assistance to the poor. EJA Fellowships pay up to $4,000 for 10 weeks of full-time work. Students awarded funding from their Law School or elsewhere are eligible […]
There have been many difficult, challenging and troubling events unfold in the new year and throughout 2020. There have also been many inspiring responses, acts of bravery, resistance and activism. Pro bono is one of the ways you can use your legal skills and education while in law school to impact the communities and issues […]
Alternative legal service providers (ALSPs) are disrupting the traditional delivery of legal services and, increasingly, states are demonstrating a willingness to leverage these ALSPs to address access-to-justice concerns. Most recently, Utah launched a pilot program allowing non-lawyers to provide certain legal services and allowed Rocket Lawyer to join the pilot program.