The Egyptian-American Rule of Law Association (EARLA) Seeks a Law Clerk

The Egyptian-American Rule of Law Association (EARLA) seeks a second or third-year law student to serve as a pro bono law clerk for ten weeks.  EARLA is a non-profit organization that provides technical legal assistance to promote the rule of law in Egypt. Law clerks work virtually from home or in EARLA’s Washington, DC office on various substantive projects, including but not limited to, drafting policy papers on various aspects of Egyptian law, analyzing ongoing changes in Egypt’s legal system and politics, raising public awareness about rule of law in Egypt through social media, assisting in fundraising, attending conferences on behalf of EARLA, and preparing for and attending high profile public policy panels at leading think tanks.

EARLA will consider the following criteria when making its hiring decision:

  • Strong interest in rule of law, international law, and the Middle East
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision
  • Excellent legal writing skills
  • Strong legal research skills
  • Ability to multi-task under short deadlines
  • Willingness to perform administrative tasks
  • Fluency in Arabic speaking or reading is preferred but not required
  • Ability to commit a minimum of 10 hours per week during the semester and 15 hours per week during the summers
  • Possesses a positive, can-do attitude

Interested law students should send a cover letter expressing why you are interested in the position, resume and a writing sample via email to EARLA .

The Egyptian American Rule of Law Association
1629 K Street, Suite 300
Washington, D.C. 20006