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Pro Bono

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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Government & Public Interest

New York State Public Defender Career Fair

4th Annual New York State Public Defenders Career Fair  Friday, October 29, 2021 from 1:00 – 5:00 pm EST Registration and details; Registration Deadline: October 20, 2021Participation is free. How it Works:Participants are invited to network and interview for internships, entry-level and lateral positions. Candidates will visit employers’ Zoom rooms for conversation and interviews (via breakout […]

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Government & Public Interest

National Law Students Workers’ Rights Virtual Conference

Friday, Saturday and Sunday October 15, 16 & 17, 2021          Peter Mitchell Labor Law Keynote Session, sponsored by IUE-CWA  Registration Deadline: October 11thBC Law Conference Funding: CSO has limited funding to help offset the cost of attendance on a first-come, first-served basis. Please email Michelle Grossfield in the CSO by October 1st to express an interest in […]

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Government & Public Interest

GBLS Asian Outreach Unit Fall Workshop Series 10/1 and 10/5

Join the Asian Outreach Unit of Greater Boston Legal Services (GBLS) for a two-part workshop about the history and struggles of the Asian American communities in the U.S. Part 1 will include an introduction to Asian American communities in Massachusetts and the issues they face today. Part 2 will focus on Asian American legal history and how critical […]

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Government & Public Interest

ABA’s The State of Criminal Justice Reform – What Role Do You Play?

Thursday, August 26, 2021, 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. ET, Register here As the criminal justice system comes under increased scrutiny, so too does each profession that has operated within and supported a system that has evolved into a catalyst for infringement on human rights, abuse of civil rights, and an escalation of social unrest […]

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Government & Public Interest

Save the Date! National Law Students Workers’ Rights Conference

Join the Peggy Browning Fund for their annual Workers’ Rights Conference on October 15, 16, and 17. This year’s conference will be virtual and packed with valuable information and network opportunities that support the labor leaders of tomorrow. Each year an average of 165 law students from around the country participate in this conference where they […]

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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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Government & Public Interest

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 […]