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ABA John J. Curtin Jr. Justice Fund 2009 Summer Legal Internship Program

The Curtin Justice Fund Legal Internship Program is seeking motivated law student interns to apply for stipends available for the Summer 2009 Program. These students should have a position offered, contingent on funding from a qualified organization. Internship: The Internship Program is managed jointly by the ABA Commission on Homelessness and Poverty and the Standing […]

Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff & Sitterson, P.A. 2009 Summer Fellows Program

Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff & Sitterson, P.A. 2009 Summer Fellows Program Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc. (LSGMI) is pleased to announce it is accepting applications for the 2009 Stearns Weaver Miller Summer Fellows Program. Stearns Weaver Miller is the generous founding sponsor of the Summer Fellows Program. The Summer Fellows Program will afford […]

ABA Fellowship in Environmental Law

The Florida Bar’s Environmental and Land Use Law Section is partnering with the American Bar Association Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources to fund the Fellowships in Environmental Law Program in Florida. The program is designed to encourage students from underprivileged and disadvantaged backgrounds to study and pursue careers in environmental and/or land use law. […]

Florida Legal Services Summer Fellowship Program

The Florida Bar Foundation is sponsoring the 2009 Summer Fellowship Program at legal aid and legal services programs in Florida. The 2009 Legal Services Summer Fellowship application and other materials are now available on-line. Please note the application deadline date of January 22, 2009. It is expected that approximately 40 full-time fellowships will be offered […]

Update on the New College Cost Reduction and Access Act (CCRAA)

For those of you following the new College Cost Reduction and Access Act (CCRAA), the final regulations for Public Service Loan Forgiveness and Income-Based Repayment have been released. Equal Justice Works has posted an excellent summary of the highlights on its website. The prior blog posting on the CCRAA is available here.

ABA Section of Taxation Public Service Fellowships

The ABA Section of Taxation Public Service Fellowships are open to recent J.D. and LL.M. graduates, and judicial clerks who commit to working in tax-related public interest, non-profit 501(c)(3) organizations for two years. Applicants must select and arrange employment with those organizations prior to applying for the Fellowship, and must confirm that their work will […]

How to Finance a Public Interest Career

Thinking about a public interest career but not sure how you can afford it? There may be a way! Attend the HOPE meeting on Wednesday, September 24 at 12:30 p.m. in Room 109 and learn more about the College Cost Reduction and Access Act of 2007. This new program creates more options for students looking […]

2008 Equal Justice Works Conference and Career Fair

Registration is open for the 2008 Equal Justice Works Conference and Career Fair! If you are interested in working in the public sector, in either public interest or government, don’t miss the opportunity to attend the Equal Justice Works Career Fair and Conference at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington DC on October 10th and […]

Post-Graduate Fellowship Meeting

Post-graduate fellowships fund new lawyers so that they can pursue exciting public interest projects. If you are a 2L or 3L with a desire to pursue public interest work and would like to learn more about these fellowships, then the following program is for you: The Career Development Office (CDO) & HOPE Present a Discussion […]

Fellowship Application Discussion in Washington, DC

For those students interested in applying for a fellowship who will be in Washington, DC this month, the Public Defender Services for the District of Columbia will be hosting a discussion and walk through of the fellowship application process on Tuesday, July 29 at 12:30 p.m. in the Public Defender Services moot courtroom at 601 […]