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Singer Connecticut Public Service Fellowship

The Connecticut Bar Foundation and Herbert and Nell Singer Foundation invites 3L students who are interested in practicing public interest law to apply for a 2022-2023 Singer Fellowship. Singer Fellows are hosted by 501(c)(3) organizations in Connecticut that provide legal services to underserved populations. Fellowships are for an initial term of one year, with a chance to serve for a […]

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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 system opens at 10:00 a.m. CST on the below dates. The application process for PILI Internships can […]

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PILF Summer Stipends – Sign Up for the Stipends Email Announcements List

As part of Pro Bono Week, PILF presented on their summer stipends program – one of the opportunities for students at BC Law to receive funding for the critical work they are providing communities over the summer in addition to the Rappaport Fellowship, Clough Center grants and HHRP travel grants for human rights work abroad. Please view the program video, review […]

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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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Hanna S. Cohn Equal Justice Fellowship

Applications are now being accepted for the Hanna S. Cohn Equal Justice Fellowship a prestigious, two-year fellowship based in Rochester, NY. Fellow Will Focus On High Priority Legal Concerns of Low-Income PeopleEmpire Justice Center is currently accepting applications for The Hanna S. Cohn Equal Justice Fellowship, a two-year post graduate legal fellowship that was established in memory […]

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PILF: Summer Stipends & Week of Service

SUMMER STIPENDSIf applying for a stipend to support unpaid public interest work this summer is something you are considering, PILF encourages you to add your name to their stipends list here. PILF & LSA FALL WEEK OF SERVICENovember 1 – November 8Please join PILF & LSA in signing up to participate in their annual Fall Week of Service! Volunteer […]

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WCL: Racial Justice Series – Serving Clients in Crisis

The Washington Council of Lawyers (WCL) presents their Racial Justice Series: Serving Clients in Crisis on Wednesday, November 3, 6:30-8:00 pm ET via Zoom. The program is free for BC Law students. Register here. The impacts of racial inequality and systemic racism on people of color served by legal services programs are pervasive. And, during times of crisis, […]

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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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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 […]