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Government & Public Interest

WCL’s Fellowships 101 – July 15 @ 6PM ET

July 15, 2021 6:00 – 7:30 PM ET, Register here Post-graduate fellowships are a unique way to realize your ideal public interest job. Fellowships allow new lawyers to gain hands-on experience, develop project management skills, and pursue their passions for promoting justice. But the application process is complicated and the programs are competitive. Washington Lawyers […]

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Government & Public Interest

ABA June Events: Police in Schools & Immigration at the Southern Border

The ABA has many excellent online events planned for this summer! A couple upcoming events on important social justice topics in June include: The Face of America: A Candid Discussion on Current Immigration Issues at the Southern BorderJune 17, 2021 – 1 PM ET – Register here Panelists include: Lee Gelernt – Deputy Director, Immigrants’ […]

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Government & Public Interest

2021 Summer Pro Bono & Public Interest Forum

June 3, 2021, 12:00 PM – 2:30 PM ET, Register here 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 using their law degrees to help those in need. It’s also a great way to […]

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8th Annual Legal Services Conference: The Intersection of Systemic Racism and Poverty

How Legal Aid Must Turn a Moment into a Movement and Work to Support Structural Change Friday, May 21, 2021, 9:30 AM – 1:30 PM ET Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) presents the 8th Annual Legal Services Conference 2021, which brings together the Massachusetts legal services community to focus on collaborative solutions to issues that affect low […]

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Government & Public Interest

BBA – Amplifying Unheard Voices: Perspectives of Trans and Gender Nonconforming Attorneys, Organizers and Advocates of Color

Tuesday, May 4, 5:30 to 6:30 You are invited to attend the Boston Bar Association’s Amplifying Unheard Voices series, which seeks to highlight and amplify underrepresented perspectives of attorneys, clients and communities that engage with the legal system regularly, and to move towards more equitable representation of and opportunities for these communities. This fourth discussion in the […]

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Government & Public Interest

Student Debt Relief Basics: How to Repay Your Loans and Earn Public Service Loan Forgiveness

Wednesday, April 28, 3:00-4:00 p.m. ET A must attend for anyone with student debt, this free Equal Justice Works webinar explains how to reduce your monthly student loan payments and qualify for Public Service Loan Forgiveness. Register here!  If you cannot attend live, register and you’ll receive the recording 24-48 hours after the presentation.

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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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Federal Government Careers Networking Event

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Pro Bono

Project Citizenship Pro Bono – Spring & Summer Opportunities

Join Project Citizenship to help complete N-400 Applications for Naturalization with eligible legal permanent residents! Project Citizenship is a non-profit legal services organization that helps eligible legal permanent residents apply for U.S. citizenship. Their mission is to decrease barriers to citizenship and increase the naturalization rate in Massachusetts. Learn more about Project Citizenship here.  New volunteers […]

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EJW Virtual Regional Event: Fellowships, 4/2 @ Noon

Equal Justice Works’ (EJW) next virtual event will be dedicated to EJW’s postgraduate Fellowship opportunities. EJW invites you to attend your region’s event to learn more about becoming an EJW Fellow and how you can prepare for the process as a 1L, 2L, and 3L. This is your opportunity to ask questions and engage with […]