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Pro Bono

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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Government & Public Interest

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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Government & Public Interest

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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Government & Public Interest

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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Pro Bono

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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Pro Bono

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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Pro Bono

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 […]

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Government & Public Interest

WCL Webinar: Going Public – Tips on Navigating a Career in Public Interest Law

February 15, 2022, 4-5 PM, via Zoom, free for BC Law students Going Public: Tips on Navigating a Career in Public-Interest Law offers a real-world, tip-filled conversation on how to navigate your way to a fulfilling public interest career. Washington Council of Lawyers (WCL) panelists draw from their expansive legal careers spanning all sectors of […]

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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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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 […]