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Pro Bono

Project Citizenship Citizenship Workshops – Fall 2021

Project Citizenship is planning to continue their virtual naturalization workshops this fall and they are starting to recruit law student volunteers for their remaining fall semester workshops. Workshops are virtual, over Zoom, though they will have an in-person workshop downtown on Thursday, 11/18 at 3:15pm. Interested law students can register here!

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Announcements

WCL Fall Kickoff – 9/21 @ 6PM

September 21, 2021, 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm, via Zoom; the link will circulate the day before the event. Register here. Join the Washington Council of Lawyers (WCL) as they bring the community back together at their Fall Kickoff. The Fall Kickoff is a chance to meet members of WCL’s vibrant pro bono and public-interest […]

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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

WCL’s Supreme Court: View from the Press Gallery

In 2020, the appointment of the Court’s newest Justice saw a shift from a 5-4 to a 6-3 conservative majority. What are the implications of this shift for the 2020-2021 term and on American jurisprudence going forward? The Washington Council of Lawyers (WCL) will discuss (virtually) at Supreme Court: View from the Press Gallery, on […]

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Government & Public Interest

WCL: Intern Happy Hour!

All are welcome to the Washington Council of Lawyers (WCL) Intern Happy Hour on Wednesday, June 16, from 5:00-6:00 pm ET. It is an opportunity to connect with law students in summer associate and internship programs in DC and across the country. Supervisors from the law firm, government, and nonprofit communities will be on hand […]

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Pro Bono

3L Reminder – Log Pro Bono Hours & Public Interest Designation

3Ls, please be sure to log your pro bono hours and fill out the Public Interest Designation Checklist by May 1st in order to receive recognition at graduation.  All the requirements for each program are contained in the pro bono google form and Public Interest Designation Program checklist.

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Pro Bono

WCL Best Practices in Pro Bono: “I Am Not A Cat” – Tips for Effective Remote Representations

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 […]

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Government & Public Interest

EJW Disaster Resilience Program Application Open! 5K Summer Stipend

The Equal Justice Works (EJW) application for the Disaster Resilience Program is now available! The Disaster Resilience Program mobilizes Equal Justice Works Fellows to provide free civil legal aid in disaster-prone areas to ensure vital legal services are accessible to rebuild lives, stabilize communities, and create resilience. As a law student, you can support and work alongside an Equal Justice Works […]

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Pro Bono

Pro Bono Opportunity with Project Citizenship

Project Citizenship has scheduled their October – December virtual naturalization workshops and are seeking BC law students who are interested in signing up to volunteer and assist applicants in completing their N-400 applications for naturalization. Click here to find volunteer dates/times and registration information. All student volunteers will have access to a prerecorded training.

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Pro Bono

Pro Bono Opportunities with the Biden for President Campaign and the New Hampshire Democratic Party

Please check out this great opportunity to earn pro bono hours with BC Law’s Pro Bono Program, organized by a BC Law student. Less than 45 days left until the 2020 election. Want to get involved? Protect the right to vote in New Hampshire!  Join law students from BC, BU, Harvard, Yale, NYU, and UNH for […]