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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 […]

Summer Adoption Law Institute 2008

Capital University Law School is hosting its annual Summer Adoption Law Institute in Columbus, OH. If interested, please view the information below. Summer Adoption Law Institute 2008Location: Capital University Law School, Columbus, OhioDates: August 4 – August 8, 2008 For admissions/registration information, please contact Capital University Law School’s Admissions Office at 614.236.6310.For information on the […]

Loan Forgiveness and the College Cost Reduction and Access Act

Confused about the College Cost Reduction and Access Act? Equal Justice Works has a comprehensive list of resources to help you decipher this new legislation. Working in public service and not sure if you qualify for the College Cost Reduction and Access Act? The Loan Forgiveness for Public Service Employment Checklist helps graduates evaluate their […]

Are you a law student interested in exploring indigent criminal defense as a career?Join the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia for The Path to Becoming a Public Defender, a free mini conference featuring career, skills and substantive paths, with public defenders from offices throughout the country Hosted by the George Washington University […]

Events for Public Interest Summer Clerks in Washington, DC

The Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia is sponsoring the following events open to all public interest summer law clerks: Friday, July 18th – PDS Night at the Washington MysticsSee the WNBA’s Washington Mystics take on the Detroit Shock7:00 p.m.Verizon Center, 601 F Street, NWRSVP: www.mysticstix.com/pds.htmlCost: $7.00 (reduced price) Saturday, July 26th – […]