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Government & Public Interest

WCL Public Interest Jobs Clearinghouse

BC Law is a subscriber school for the Washington Council of Lawyers (WCL)! As a result, students have access to the WCL Public Interest Jobs Clearinghouse postings on SAGE. Check out the latest postings here. Two times each month WCL publishes a digest of public interest job openings, the Public Interest Jobs Clearinghouse. It includes […]

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Government & Public Interest

WCL’s Summer 2022 Pro Bono & Public Interest Forum

Keynote – Wednesday, June 8; 12:00-2:00 pm ETPanels – Thursday, June 9, June 16, and June 23; 12:00-2:30 pm ET Register 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 students, and lawyers to discuss how to make pro bono or […]

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Government & Public Interest

WCL: How Can Clean Air Act Enforcement Effectively Mitigate Climate Change and Improve Environmental Justice Efforts?

March 23, 2022, 12- 1:30 PM, $15 for WCL members, Register here Presented by: WBADC, Energy and Environmental Law Forum The Biden Administration has strongly focused on mitigating climate change and improving air quality in overburdened communities. What role can enforcement of the Clean Air Act (CAA) play in meeting these twin goals? Mary Greene, […]

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Government & Public Interest

WCL Webinar: Going Public – Tips on Navigating a Career in Public Interest Law

February 15, 2022, 4-5 PM, via Zoom, free for BC Law students Going Public: Tips on Navigating a Career in Public-Interest Law offers a real-world, tip-filled conversation on how to navigate your way to a fulfilling public interest career. Washington Council of Lawyers (WCL) panelists draw from their expansive legal careers spanning all sectors of […]

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Government & Public Interest

WCL’s Litigation Skills Series: Trauma-Informed Interviewing

December 7, 2021, 12 PM ET to 1:15 PM ETRegister here to receive the Zoom link the day before the event and for additional information Public-interest and pro bono lawyers often interact with clients and witnesses who have experienced trauma. Learning about the science of trauma can help you be a more effective advocate. Understanding […]

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WCL Fall Kickoff – 9/21 @ 6PM

September 21, 2021, 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm, via Zoom; the link will circulate the day before the event. Register here. Join the Washington Council of Lawyers (WCL) as they bring the community back together at their Fall Kickoff. The Fall Kickoff is a chance to meet members of WCL’s vibrant pro bono and public-interest […]