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PUBLIC COUNSEL NOW ACCEPTING SUMMER 2015 CLERKSHIP APPLICATIONS

For law students who want to spend their summer practicing law in one of the country’s most prestigious public interest law settings – this opportunity is for you! Public Counsel has nine exciting law projects and several subprojects that accept summer interns. Projects include a sophisticated appellate law practice, a comprehensive children’s rights program that […]

THE JUDGE SANDY KARLAN LAW STUDENT FELLOWSHIP

Judge Sandy Karlan has been a Circuit Court Judge since her appointment to the bench by Governor Lawton Chiles in 1995. She is currently the Administrative Judge of the Family Division and is also assigned to the Complex Litigation Division within the Unified Family Court. To honor Judge Karlan, a Law Student Fellowship has been […]

Law Student Workers’ Rights Fellowships Conference Call Nov. 12

Law students of all years are invited to learn about paid summer and post-graduate fellowships in workers’ rights! Peggy Browning Fellowships. AFL-CIO Law Student Union Summer AFL-CIO 2015-2016 Fellowship for Recent Grads SEIU Fellowship. Wednesday, November 12, 6 to 7 p.m. EST, 3 to 4 p.m. PST Dial-in Number: 1-626-677-3000 Participant Access Code:  3221991 Hosted […]

The Jerome N. Frank Legal Services Organization 2015 Paid Summer Fellowships at Yale Law School

The Jerome N. Frank Legal Services Organization of Yale Law School (LSO) invites applications for its 2015 Summer Fellowship program. Applications will be accepted immediately and reviewed on a rolling basis. LSO is the main organization at Yale Law School providing legal representation to individuals and organizations in need of legal assistance but unable to […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of October 20, 2014)

Friday and Saturday, October 24 and 25, 2014: Equal Justice Works Career Fair, Washington, DC

2015 Summer Legal Internship Opportunity at NELP

The National Employment Law Project (NELP) is seeking dynamic law students for our 2015 summer legal internship program in New York City.  About NELP:  The National Employment Law Project is a non‐profit research and advocacy organization that partners with national, state and local allies – including community groups, immigrant advocacy organizations, worker centers, unions, faith-based organizations, […]

NEW DEADLINE: Equal Justice Works is Looking for Fellowship Applicants in Texas

Every year Texas Access to Justice Foundation provides funding for Equal Justice Works Fellowships at TAJF grantee sites. Equal Justice Works’ applicant pool for the 2015-16 Class has very few applicants with TAJF grantees as the host organization. While TAJF has made no decision regarding any current applicants, they have asked Equal Justice Works to […]

ABA New and Activities for Law Students

FELLOWSHIPS, INTERNSHIPS, AND EXTERNSHIPS: Section of Taxation Christine A. Brunswick Public Service Fellowship Application deadline: November 14 Addresses the need for tax legal assistance, and to foster an interest in tax-related public service among those individuals who participate. Civil Liberties Union Legislative Office 2015 Summer Legal Internship (Washignton, DC) Application deadline: November 14 Legal interns […]

FASPE Summer Ethics Fellowships for Law Students

FASPE seeks applications for its 2015 law fellowships. FASPE Law, one component of a larger program that works with students in several professional fields, uses the conduct of lawyers and judges during the Holocaust and in Nazi Germany as a launching point for an intensive course of study on legal ethics. FASPE is predicated upon […]

Law Student Union Summer- Sponsored by the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations

Law Student Union Summer (LSUS) is a unique and exciting 10-week internship for law students that combines front-line labor-related public interest legal work with grassroots organizing in real, ongoing campaigns by AFL-CIO affiliated unions throughout the country. In addition to legal research and writing, LSUS interns are involved in community outreach, member mobilization, corporate and […]