Apply by December 3, 2021. Full description on SAGE. If you are looking for pro bono work, this is an exciting opportunity to join the Court Service Centers (CSCs) Internship, Volunteer andFellowship Program this coming winter and spring. This internship will be hybrid and will offer both in-person and remote opportunities allowing volunteers to assist […]
This week, BC Law community members can drop off non-perishable items in the Library or Yellow Room to support the Newton Food Pantry (NFP) Drive. Many may not know that food insecurity is an ongoing problem in Newton, and this will continue even after the pandemic eases its grip. During the holiday season, the need […]
Each year, over 2,000 volunteer legal interns serve in Department of Justice components and U.S. Attorneys’ Offices throughout the country. Legal interns work on challenging and meaningful issues in various practice areas that impact our country. On Tuesday, November 9, and Wednesday, November 10, 2021, the Office of Attorney Recruitment and Management (OARM) is hosting three webinars […]
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 […]
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 […]
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!
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.
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 […]
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 […]