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Pro Bono

Volunteer Lawyers Project Seeks Fall Interns

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!

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Government & Public Interest

EJW Fellowship Application Now Open

DESIGN-YOUR-OWN FELLOWSHIP APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN! Designing your own Fellowship project presents a unique opportunity for you to create your dream job. This Fellowship opportunity allows you to leverage your law degree in service of a community or cause of your choice, and to address an unmet legal need in an underserved community in partnership with an eligible legal […]

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Government & Public Interest

PSJD.org 2022 Public Service Attorney Salary Report

The 2022 Public Service Attorney Salary Report is now available and shows that salaries for public service attorneys have risen since 2018, particularly for attorneys working in civil legal services and public interest organizations, and that increases in median public defender salaries were more modest. BC Law students and alumni have access to this important research via PSJD.org’s […]

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Government & Public Interest

Upcoming Internal Application Deadlines for Project-Based Fellowships

Although the Equal Justice Works, Skadden and Justice Catalyst (and others!) application deadlines aren’t until the fall, some organizations have internal application deadlines to put forward candidates for these competitive project-based fellowships. These deadlines usually are in June and July in order to allow plenty of time to craft a project proposal in August and […]

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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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Government & Public Interest

Gov/PI Employers Participating in OCI & TLC Interview Programs

2Ls and 3Ls planing to apply to government and public interest employers may want to jumpstart their 2L summer and post-graduate job searches by applying to employers participating in this summer’s OCI and TLC interview programs. Beyond those employers participating in OCI and TLC interview programs, please note that many more public sector employers participate […]

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Government & Public Interest

Save the Dates! EJW Conference and Career Fair

Each fall, Equal Justice Works (EJW) hosts its annual Conference and Career Fair, the largest national public interest legal career fair that brings together hundreds of law students, recent graduates, public interest employers, law school faculty and staff, and public interest practitioners from across the United States and its territories for prescheduled interviews, informal “table talk” discussions, […]

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Government & Public Interest

2023-2024 George N. Lindsay Civil Rights Fellowship – Due June 15th

The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law is one of the nation’s leading national racial justice legal organizations. Formed in 1963 at the request of President John F. Kennedy, the Lawyers’ Committee uses legal advocacy to achieve racial justice, fighting inside and outside the courts to ensure that Black people and other people of […]

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Government & Public Interest

ABA Webinar: VAWA Finally Passed – But Where’s Immigration?

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 […]