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WCL: Summer Pro Bono & Public Interest Forum – June 6, 8, 15, 22

June 6, 8, 15, 22; 12:00-2:30 pm ET The Washington Council of Lawyers (WCL) Summer Pro Bono & Public Interest Forum is an annual tradition that brings together lawyers, summer associates, summer interns, and others interested in making pro bono or public-interest work a part of their legal careers and provides an introduction to several […]

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Hybrid & Remote Pro Bono Spring Break – Application Due February 20th

There are a limited number of hybrid and remote opportunities to volunteer with legal services and nonprofit organizations during BC Law’s spring break (March 6-10). These are excellent opportunities to use your skills to serve underrepresented communities and individuals, connect with local organizations and attorneys engaged in public interest work and gain legal experience.  Pro […]

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Pro Bono Spring Break at Volunteer Lawyers Project in Boston

Students who participate in Volunteer Lawyers Project’s (VLP) 35-hour week-long spring break project-based internship receive a full day of training to prepare them for attending legal clinics in housing, family law and guardianship, and debt collection. Students will have the opportunity to work on unit-specific projects that support VLP’s program. At their virtual or in-person […]

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Celebrate National Pro Bono Month & Week

The ABA’s Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service and bar associations and legal services organizations across the country invite you to participate in a national celebration of pro bono during the month of October. National Pro Bono Week will be held from October 23-29, 2022. Please feel free to check out these events […]

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The Latest on Student Loans, October 6th at Noon

Led by Courtney Weiner, presented/organized by DC Refers, and co-sponsored by Tzedek DC, this session will cover federal student loans, including public service loan foregiveness waivers, the new $10K in loan forgiveness, updates to the income-driven repayment program, and the Fresh Start program for borrowers in default. This program will help ensure you are in […]

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Upcoming Summer Programs & Events

The summer is a great time to check out various bar association events and hear from practitioners. Below are some examples of the wide range of events happening this summer from bar associations. Be sure to check out local bar association event listings for additional programs and events! American Bar Association: Election JeopardyRegistration for Event […]

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WCL’s Summer 2022 Pro Bono & Public Interest Forum Final Day, June 23

Panels – Thursday, June 9, June 16, and June 23; 12:00-2:30 pm ET Register prior to June 23rd and links to recordings will be sent for any sessions missed. The Washington Council of Lawyers (WCL) Summer Pro Bono & Public Interest Forum is an annual tradition that brings together hundreds of summer associates, summer interns, law […]

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GBLS Family Law Unit Needs Pro Bono Volunteers!

The GBLS Family Law Unit is on the lookout for law students seeking a low-commitment (few hours a week, could be a short-term or long-term commitment) pro bono volunteer opportunity to assist with a project evaluating the access of pro se litigants to the Suffolk Probate and Family Court.  This project is part of larger […]

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BC Law Pro Bono Spring Break Opportunity with the Middle District of Alabama Federal Defenders Program – Apply Today!

The Middle District of Alabama Federal Defenders Program in Montgomery, Alabama is continuing their tradition of hosting BC Law pro bono spring break volunteers during this semester’s spring break from March 7-11, 2022. The Federal Defenders Program will host up to two (2) BC Law pro bono volunteers for approximately 20 hours during the week, […]

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BC Law Pro Bono Spring Break Opportunity with Pine Tree Legal Assistance – Apply Today!

Pine Tree Legal Assistance (PTLA) in Maine will host BC Law pro bono spring break volunteers during this semester’s spring break from March 7-11, 2022. PTLA will host up to two (2) BC Law pro bono volunteers for approximately 20-35 hours during the week, Monday through Friday. This is a great way to gain legal […]