EJW Fellowships, AGO Internships, Postgraduate opportunities and more!

Equal Justice Works Fellowships – Class of 2020 Application Deadline is September 20th, 2019!

Each year, Equal Justice Works aims to launch around 70 new Fellows nationwide who have designed their own Fellowship project. Over the course of two-year project terms, these Fellows build sustainable solutions for the communities they serve, addressing areas of law as diverse as veterans benefits, access to education, immigration and asylum, community economic development, voting rights, and so much more. In short, designing your own Fellowship project presents a unique opportunity for you to create your dream job, and launch your public interest career The Class of 2020 EJW Design Your Own Fellowship Application deadline is rapidly approaching. For detailed information and instructions please review EJW’s Fellowship Application Guide.

If you have questions or would like individualized assistance with your fellowship application, please feel free to schedule an appointment with Huy Nguyen or Sara Jackson with the Gates Public Service Law Program. UW Law has a strong track record of sponsoring fellows and we are happy to assist you with the application process!

AGO’s Fall Law Clerk Recruitment Program (for summer 2020) is now underway! Deadline is 9/3

The Attorney General’s Office is pleased to invite qualified second-year law students to apply for summer 2020 volunteer or externship positions.  Volunteer law clerks and externs glean worthwhile, enriching and educational experiences working for what we believe to be the best public law firm in the country.

The Office’s fall recruitment program is available to any qualified second-year law student.  At the conclusion of this recruitment program, offers to serve as a volunteer law clerk or extern will be made.  Those who receive offers will begin their clerkship during the summer of 2020.

The AGO will not be conducting on-campus interviews for the 2L fall recruitment program this year.  All applicants must apply via this system by 5:00 p.m. on September 3, 2019.  (The Honors Program will be participating in on-campus interviews.  If interested in that program, please visit our website at www.atg.wa.gov for deadlines and other information.). For complete information and application instructions please visit here.

UW Law Tribal Court Public Defense Clinic seeks Part-Time Staff Attorney

The University of Washington School of Law’s Tribal Court Public Defense Clinic is recruiting a Part-Time Temporary Staff Attorney. The staff attorney will be responsible for providing professional legal indigent defense representation for clients in the Tulalip Tribal Court (Felony and Misdemeanors) where the UW Tribal Defense Clinic maintains an office. The staff attorney would also be responsible for jail visits at the Snohomish County Jail and the Marysville Jail where Tulalip Tribal Court Defendants ordered held are detained. The position is 60% time and therefore a commitment of 3 days per week is required, with a typical schedule of Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. The position is a 9 month appointment to practice in the Tulalip Tribal Court with direct supervision and frequent collaboration with other attorneys in a mutually supportive office environment. For additional details and application instructions please visit here.

Legal Counsel for Youth & Children seeks Staff Attorneys in Walla Wall and TriCities

In 2017, the Homeless Youth Legal Network of the American Bar Association named Legal Counsel for Youth and Children (LCYC) as one of twelve model programs serving homeless youth nationally. In partnership with local schools, government, and community organizations, LCYC is expanding its Youth Homelessness Program to Walla Walla, Benton, and Franklin counties this year. LCYC is looking for two passionate, collaborative, and innovative attorneys to help LCYC with this exciting new expansion initiative.

This is a fabulous opportunity to help design and implement an innovative service model to a new area of Washington. The attorneys’ focus will be on meeting the direct service needs of youth struggling with homelessness, while also collaborating with youth and community providers to help identify and influence systemic barriers to the elimination of youth homelessness.

For additional information and to apply please visit here. Positions will be open until filled.

City of Seattle seeks Legal Externs

City of Seattle LogoThe Civil Division of the Seattle City Attorney’s Office offers a number of law student externship opportunities throughout the year. The Civil Division provides legal counsel and representation to the City’s elected and appointed officials, and departments, and consists of seven specialized areas of practice. To learn more about externship opportunities available and application instructions for the upcoming academic year please visit here.

US Department of Transportation Honors Program – August 18 Deadline!

The DOT’s Honors Attorney Program offers new law graduates and recent law graduates completing judicial clerkships or fellowships a unique opportunity to gain an in-depth understanding of the Department’s diverse law practice.

During the two-year program, honors attorneys complete one rotation in the Department’s Office of the General Counsel and five rotations in the operating administrations’ Offices of Chief Counsel. Rotations provide each honors attorney with substantive and challenging assignments across a wide spectrum of legal fields. Honors attorneys find themselves working in practice areas such as administrative, aviation, environmental, constitutional, torts, labor and employment, and contract and procurement law. Honors attorneys may assist with litigation, draft legislation, enforcement, and participate in the rulemaking process. For additional details and application instructions please visit here.

**UW Law Students may apply to this position through OCI — please search for “Department of Transportation Honors Program” in SCS Online. 

 

 

 

 

 

EJW Conference, DOJ Honors Program & Internships, Postgrad Jobs, and More!

Apply for a Travel Grant to the EJW Conference & Career Fair (October 18-19 in Arlington, VA)

The Equal Justice Works Conference and Career Fair is the largest national public interest legal career fair, bringing together more than 200 public interest employers to conduct interviews for full-time positions and internships. More than 1,400 law students from over 150 law schools attend the conference to participate in workshops and informal “table talk” discussions, receive résumé advice, and network with fellow law students and legal professionals. UW Law is able to fund $500 travel grants for up to 4 students to attend the conference!

To apply for a travel grant please submit the following: 1) a copy of your resume and 2) a brief statement of interest (limited to 250 words) about why you would like to attend to Ann Spangler spangler@uw.edu by August 21, 2019. Selected students will be notified by August 23, 2019.

*Students must apply for any prescheduled interviews by September 15, 11:59 p.m. ET

DOJ AG Honors Program – Application now Open!

DOJ LogoSince 1953, the Department of Justice Attorney General’s Honors Program has been recognized as the nation’s premier entry-level federal attorney recruitment program.  The Honors Program attracts candidates from law schools across the country representing a broad cross-section of experiences and interests. Selections are made based on many elements of a candidate’s background, including a demonstrated commitment to government service, academic achievement, leadership, journal, moot court and mock trial experience, clinical experience, past employment, and extracurricular activities that relate to the work of Justice and the relevant component.  The Department of Justice seeks high caliber attorneys to advance its mission and welcomes applications from candidates whose backgrounds reflect the Nation’s rich diversity.

For complete details and to apply visit here. Application deadline is September 8, 2019 (for a fall 2020 start date).

DOJ Summer Law Intern Program (Summer 2020)

DOJ LogoThe Department of Justice’s Summer Law Inter Program (SLIP) is the Department’s competitive recruitment program for compensated summer internships.  Law students who participate in the SLIP benefit from an exceptional legal experience and invaluable exposure to the Department of Justice.  Interns represent diverse backgrounds and  interests, and come from a wide range of law schools throughout the country.

Eligibility: 
Law students who have completed at least one full semester of legal study by the application deadline are eligible to apply. Most successful applicants intern the summer between their second and third year of law school; however, graduating law students who will enter a judicial clerkship or a full-time graduate law program may intern following graduation.   All applicants should review the program’s eligibility rules.

For complete details and to apply visit here. Application deadline is September 8, 2019.

FCC Attorney Honors Program – Application Now Open

The Federal Communications Commission regulates interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and U.S. territories. Attorneys at the FCC work on cutting-edge issues in the communications and technology arenas. They promote the deployment of high-speed broadband communications; protect the rights of consumers; promote access to communications services for all Americans, including Americans with disabilities; analyze high-profile mergers and acquisitions; and promote public safety.

The Federal Communications Commission’s Attorney Honors Program is a two-year employment and training program designed to introduce selected candidates to the field of communications law and policy. For additional details and application instructions please visit here. Application deadline is September 17, 2019 (for a fall 2020 start date).

NJP seeks Pro Bono Coordinator

NJP LogoThe Northwest Justice Project (NJP) is a not-for-profit statewide law firm that pursues its mission through legal representation, community partnerships, and education to combat injustice and promote the long-term well-being of low-income individuals, families, and communities throughout Washington.

NJP is hiring an attorney serve as Pro Bono Coordinator. The Pro Bono Coordinator (PBC) will develop and integrate volunteer attorney activity with NJP’s advocacy work across the state. The PBC is responsible for oversight of NJP’s mandated private attorney involvement activities, volunteer attorneys working in and with NJP offices/units, and other pro bono opportunities (i.e. law students, paralegals) sponsored by NJP. The position oversees NJP’s compliance with the Legal Services Corporation’s (LSC) private attorney involvement requirements.

For complete job description and application instructions please visit here. Priority deadline is August 15, 2019.

Clallam Public Defender seeks Staff Attorney

The Clallam Public Defender Office seeks a full-time Staff Attorney. The Attorney will be responsible for representing indigent defendants charged with misdemeanors in District Court, and must be able to organize and manage a caseload with minimum supervision.

To apply please submit a resume and cover letter to: Harry Gasnick, Director, Clallam Public Defender, 212 East 5th Street, Port Angeles, WA 98362. Position open until filled.

Community Action of Skagit County seeks Volunteer Lawyer Program Manager

The Skagit Volunteer Lawyer Program (VLP) provides free, high quality, efficient and innovative civil legal assistance to low‐income people through the recruitment, training, mentoring, supervision, and support of volunteer lawyers. The VLP relies on the participation of lawyers who volunteer their time to assist low‐income residents of Skagit County with their civil legal needs. Pro bono services are provided through advice and brief service clinics, unbundled legal services, and full direct representation.

The VLP seeks a full-time Program Manager to provide leadership leadership in planning, developing, and implementing of the objectives of the program, and facilitate activities that ensure that the vision, mission, and initiatives of the program are effectively implemented and shared with the broader community. For a complete job description and application instructions please visit here. Position is open until filled.

 

 

 

 

 

 

AGO Attorney Openings & Honors Program plus Opportunities with FWC, KIND, & YWCA

Washington AGO Attorney Openings & 2019 Honors Program

The Attorney General is the chief legal officer for the state of Washington, and the Attorney General’s Office (AGO) serves more than 230 state agencies, boards, commissions, colleges and universities, as well as the Legislature and the Governor. In furtherance of its mission to deliver the highest quality professional legal services to officials, agencies, and people of the state of Washington, the AGO covers a remarkably diverse legal landscape, including social and health services, consumer protection, civil and administrative litigation, environmental law, torts, tribal law, labor law, appellate practice and criminal prosecution.

The Washington AGO currently has openings for the following positions:

Honors Program:
The AGO also seeks applicants from rising 3Ls and qualified judicial clerks for its 2019 Honors Program. The Honors Program will culminate in offers of an Assistant Attorney General position to a small (5) number of applicants. The AGO’s Honors Program is open to all third-year law students (those graduating in the spring of 2020) of law schools accredited by the American Bar Association and judicial clerks of the appellate and federal level. Those who receive offers will be placed into Assistant Attorney General positions starting in August of 2020. Offers are contingent upon passing the July 2020 Washington State Bar examination or, for judicial clerks not yet members of the Washington State Bar Association, admission to the Washington State Bar by one’s start date.

Application information is available here. Application deadline is August 7, 2019.

Fair Work Center seeks Fellowship Applicants

Fair Work Center is a hub for workers to understand and exercise their legal rights, improve working conditions and connect with community resources. Fair Work Center envision a society in which workers are treated with dignity and respect, regardless of class, gender, or race, ans works to ensure that workers know their rights under city, state, and federal law and that employers are held accountable to labor standards.

Fair Work Center is seeking third year law students or recent law graduates interested in applying for public interest fellowships beginning in fall 2020, including Skadden, Equal Justice Workers, Justice Catalyst, and other independently funded programs.

Additional details and application instructions available here. Application deadline is August 6, 2019.

Kids in Need of Defense seeks Staff Attorney (Seattle, WA)

Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) helps unaccompanied immigrant and refugee children who come to the United States without parents or legal guardians seeking protection. KIND envisions a world in which children’s rights and well-being are protected as they migrate alone in search of safety.

KIND currently seeks a Staff Attorney in its Seattle Office. For additional details and to apply please visit here.

YWCA Of Pierce County seeks Staff Attorney

YWCA Legal Services provides free civil legal advocacy, representation, and referral to survivors of domestic violence with civil legal issues in Pierce County. This combination of services increases victims’ chances of permanently and safely ending their domestic violence relationship and establishing lives free of violence.

YWCA Legal Services seeks a full-time Attorney to represent clients primarily in family law and protection order cases. For additional details and application instructions please visit here. Position open until filled.

 

AG Open House, DPD Attorney Positions, Peggy Browning Conference, and More!

Native American Rights Fund seeks Summer 2020 Law Clerks (paid position)

Founded in 1970, the Native American Rights Fund (NARF) is the oldest and largest nonprofit law firm dedicated to asserting and defending the rights of Indian tribes, organizations, and individuals nationwide. NARF’s practice is concentrated in five key areas: the preservation of tribal existence; the protection of tribal natural resources; the promotion of Native American human rights; the accountability of governments to Native Americans; and the development of Indian law and educating the public about Indian rights, laws, and issues.

Each year, NARF conducts a nation-wide search for law students to participate in its Summer Law Clerk Program. Positions are available in all three of NARF’s offices: Anchorage, AK; Boulder, CO; and Washington, D.C. Please indicate your office preference in your cover letter.

Application Deadline is September 13, 2019 and compensation is $24/hour. For application instructions please visit here.

Washington AGO’s 7th Annual Open House!

Join the Washington Attorney General’s Office (AGO) for an open house and opportunity to meet Office staff, learn more about the AGO and its recruitment programs, and discover how the AGO can help you achieve your professional goals. No RSVP required.

When: Tuesday, August 6, 2019  11am-1pm
Where:
Tumwater AGO, 7141 Clearwater Lane SW, Olympia, WA 98501

King County DPD seeks Public Defense Attorneys

The Department of Public Defense (DPD) provides high-quality legal representation to indigent clients. DPD practices in several areas, including felonies, misdemeanors, juvenile defense, family defense (dependency cases), involuntary commitment (mental illness), sex offender commitment, and contempt of court. The department also works to address racial disproportionality in the criminal legal system, the collateral consequences of system involvement, and other structural and/or systemic issues that undermine the rights of our clients and their communities.

DPD currently seeks to fill several career service and term-limited Attorney positions. For additional details and application instructions please visit here. Priority application deadline is August 5, 2019. 

Peggy Browning Fund 21st Annual National Law Students Workers’ Rights Conference – Apply for a Travel Stipend!

Peggy Browning FundThe Peggy Browning Fund’s 21st Annual National Law Students Workers’ Rights Conference is an exciting opportunity for law students to meet labor law experts and practitioners as well as other law students from across the nation. With an impressive lineup of speakers and workshop facilitators, the conference will help students make valuable contacts and gain thought-provoking, practical information as they discuss timely issues affecting workers’ rights.

When: October 18-19, 2019
Where: The Maritime Conference Center, Linthicum Heights, MD

Participating law schools designate conference attendees, and UW Law can offer $500 travel grants to two students. If you are interested in being one of UW Law’s designated attendees please submit 1) a copy of your resume and 2) a brief statement of interest (limited to 250 words) about why you would like to attend to Ann Spangler at Spangler@uw.edu by Wednesday, August 23, 2019.

Selected students will be notified on August 23, prior to the law schools’ designated attendees deadline on August 26.  Contact Ann Spangler for more information.

Women of Color S.I.S.T.A.H.S. Circle – From Yelling to Yoga: Radical Self-Care as a Pathway to Healing

Women of color will hold space together to compassionately sit with our grief, and interrupt toxic stress, and practice ways to still cultivate joy. Facilitated by Dr. Joi Lewis. Details here.

When: Friday, August 16th, 8:30am-12pm
Where: wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ – UW Intellectual House, 4249 Whitman Court, Seattle, WA 98195
RSVP (by August 14): To Leilani Lewis at lanil@uw.edu

 

 

EJW & Immigration Law Postgraduate Fellowships, Justice Innovation Challenge, ENRD, and More!

EJW Fellowship Class of 2020 Application Period Now Open!

Immigrants, low-wage workers, communities touched by the opioid crisis—many people throughout our country face systemic injustices, yet few are fully equipped to fight back. No matter the issue, the guidance of a lawyer can make all the difference. With funding, training, and support, Equal Justice Works Fellows engage directly with issues and communities like these, expanding capacity at their host organizations and following their passions to enact real-world change.

From June 20 to September 20, 2019, aspiring public interest lawyers just like you will work to craft their dream jobs, pioneering solutions to legal issues on behalf of an underserved community.

The EJW Fellowship Application Period is now open! For application details and additional information about EJW fellowships please visit here.

DOJ ENRD Seeks Litigators for its Environmental Enforcement Section (Washington, DC)

DOJ - Attorney's OfficeThe Environment and Natural Resources Division of the Department of Justice handles environmental and natural resources litigation on behalf of the United States. The work of the Division arises under approximately 150 federal civil and criminal statutes, including the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, CERCLA (Superfund), Safe Drinking Water Act, Endangered Species Act, Marine Mammal Protection Act, National Environmental Policy Act, Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act, and Tucker Act.

ENRD is seeking experienced litigators for its Environmental Enforcement Section in Washington D.C. For more information about ENRD and to apply please visit here. Application deadline is July 2, 2019. 

LSAC Announces the Justice Innovation Challenge

The Law School Admission Council (LSAC) recently announced the Justice Innovation Challenge, which will award up to $15,000 in seed funding and mentorship to law students with compelling ideas for addressing access to justice issues.

Open to all current law students in the U.S., the challenge requires individuals and teams of up to four members to collaborate with a nonprofit legal services organization to assist low-income people in need of legal support. Issues the teams will focus on include domestic violence, consumer debt, evictions, business entity formation, foreclosures, and access to government benefits. Participants will present their best ideas to a panel of judges, who will award three winners $15,000, $10,000, and $5,000 respectively to bring their ideas to fruition.

For application instructions and further information visit here. Application deadline is July 19, 2019.

Immigrant Justice Corps — 2020 Justice Fellow Applications Now Open

IJC LogoImmigrant Justice Corps (“IJC”), is the nation’s first and only immigration legal fellowship program. IJC seeks to expand access to counsel by increasing the quantity of immigration lawyers and the quality of the immigration bar. Each year IJC recruits talented young lawyers (“Justice Fellows”) and college graduates (“Community Fellows”) many of whom are first-generation immigrants and bi-lingual graduates from the country’s top universities, for a two-year fellowship. IJC trains Fellows to be experts in immigration law and pairs them with leading non-profit legal services providers and community-based organizations in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Florida, Maryland, Virginia, California, Nevada and Texas to provide legal services to low income immigrants.

Applications are now open for next year’s Justice Fellowship! For additional information and application instructions, please visit here. Final application deadline is October 11, 2019. 

Immigrant Justice Corps.

UW School of Law 2L/3L General Scholarship Application

Continuing JD students for 2019-20 academic year can now submit an application to be considered for scholarships from the general pool. The deadline is June 30, 2019. Decisions will be rendered after August 1. For application information and additional details please visit here.

Law for Black Lives and Huneke Fellowships plus Public Service Postgrad Jobs!

2019 Law for Black Lives Fellowship

Law For Black Lives is offering a 6-month fellowship for legal workers and lawyers to support work towards divestment from exploitative forces including prisons, police, surveillance and fossil fuels and investment in long term community based strategies for safe, sustainable communities. Fellows receive funding, training and community to turn their ideas into a reality and help build the necessary infrastructure to support transformative social change.

Application deadline is. June 17, 2019. For complete information and to apply visit here.

2019 Huneke Fellowship for Students Interested in International Practice

The Huneke Fellowship is an annual program administered by the Washington State Bar Association’s International Practice Section (IPS). The Fellowship is designed to provide real-world experience, networking opportunities, and modest financial assistance for a law student interested in the international practice of law. The Huneke Fellow will also have the opportunity to work directly with practitioners in the field of international law on IPS events and logistics. Each year the IPS awards one Huneke Fellowship, which includes a $1,000 stipend, to a current 1L or 2L student.

Application information is available here. Application deadline is July 8, 2019.

Alaska Public Defender Agency seeks Staff Attorneys

The Alaska Public Defender Agency seeks Staff Attorneys for its Juneau, Kodiak, Bethel and Palmer offices. Trial attorneys for the Alaska Public Defender Agency provide court appointed legal representation to indigent individuals in criminal cases. Applicants must possess outstanding writing and analytical skills and be able to work independently to research and compose legal briefs as well as possess strong oral advocacy skills and clinical/trial practicum experience. Applicants must be admitted to the Alaska bar, be willing to sit for the next Alaska Bar exam, or be eligible for bar admission by reciprocity. Prior legal experience preferred but not required.

For additional information and application instructions visit here. Application deadline is June 30, 2019.

Sauk-Suitattle Tribe seeks Public Defender/Legal Aid Attorney (near Darrington, WA)

The Sauk-Suitattle Tribe has a vacancy in their legal aid/public defender office. The Public Defender/ Legal Aid Attorney serves the general membership of the Sauk-Suiattle Indian Tribe. The primary duty of this position is to act as a public defender in the Sauk-Suiattle Tribal Court, representing eligible defendants, and to advise and represent eligible clients in addressing civil legal matters before the Sauk-Suiattle Tribal Court and elsewhere.

If you would like additional information or to apply, please contact Elmer Ward.

Disability Rights Advocates seeks applicants for Fall 2020 Public Interest Fellowships (Berkeley, CA or NY, NY)

Disability Rights Advocates (DRA), a non-profit law firm advancing equal rights and opportunities for people with a wide range of disabilities, is setting precedents and challenging norms. Attorneys at DRA gain valuable experience in undertaking high-impact litigation while doing work that is meaningful and advances civil rights. With offices in California and New York, we provide legal representation in complex, system-changing, class-action cases, achieving dramatic improvements for people with all types of disabilities in all areas of life, such as: technology, health care, employment, transportation, education, disaster preparedness planning, voting, juvenile justice, and housing.

DRA seeks passionate, talented, hard-working candidates to apply for a DRA Fellowship which will begin in September of 2020. For additional details and application instructions please visit here. Priority application deadline is June 28, 2019.

 

 

 

 

 

Register now for AEJ Summer Intern Orientation plus other Public Service Opportunities!

Alliance for Equal Justice Summer Orientation – Friday, June 21! Register now!

When: Friday, June 21, 2019, 10am-3:30pm
Where: Seattle University School of Law, Room c-5, or Gonzaga Law School, Courtroom

What is the Alliance for Equal Justice? What should you know to get the most out of your summer public interest internship? Join UW, Seattle U, and Gonzaga law schools on June 21 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Seattle University School of Law or at Gonzaga University School of Law to learn about the Alliance, receive substantive training, and meet students interning at other public service organizations. Register HERE! Lunch will be provided.

It Takes Roots seeks National Organizer

It Takes Roots (ITR) to Grow the Resistance centers the leadership and power of urban and rural communities on the frontlines of racial, gender, housing, environmental, energy and climate justice in the United States to advance regenerative economies and healthy communities. ITR is a multiracial, multicultural, multi-generational alliance of networks and alliances representing over 200 organizations and affiliates in over 50 states, provinces,
territories and Native lands in the U.S. and Canada, and is led by women, gender nonconforming people, Indigenous Peoples, Black, Latina/o, API, Arab and working class white communities.

ITR seeks a National Organizer to lead, develop, and implement programs across its 4 key alliances (Climate Justice Alliance, Grassroots Global Justice Alliance, Indigenous Environmental Network, and Right to the City Alliance).

For additional details and to apply please visit here.

ACLU Racial Justice Project (RJP) seeks Fall 2020 Legal Fellowship Applicants

ACLU’s RJP is dedicated to the advancement of a country in which people of color have full access to the benefits of American society and live with dignity, opportunity, and freedom from discrimination.  Through litigation, advocacy, grassroots mobilization, and public education, RJP fights to dismantle barriers to equality for people of color in education, housing, the economy, and the criminal legal system.  RJP has filed strategic litigation challenging the school-to-prison pipeline, attacks on educational diversity and inclusion programs, discrimination in housing and lending, racial profiling, debtors’ prisons, and the violation of the rights of Native Americans.

RJP seeks to sponsor a Legal Fellow to develop a project that advances our campaign to fight the criminalization of poor people of color through court fines and fees. The Legal Fellow will function as part of the ACLU’s Racial Justice Program’s litigation team.

For additional details and to apply please visit here. Application deadline is June 30, 2019.

Reminder: UW Law Clinics are still hiring Work Study Interns!

The UW Law School Clinical Law Program provides legal representation, advice and other appropriate legal services to eligible clients on a pro bono basis. During the summer, legal interns provide legal assistance to clients of the Federal Tax Clinic, Tribal Court Public Defense Clinic, and Entrepreneurial Law Clinic. Intern tasks vary from clinic to clinic and generally include legal research, analysis and writing, client interviewing and other communications, court or administrative agency appearances, case management as well as additional tasks assigned.

The UW Clinical Program seeks up to six summer legal interns. Pay is $17/hour for up to 40 hours/week. Applicants should specify if they have a preference for working in a particular clinic.

How to Apply: Send a cover letter (include LARW instructor), resume and brief legal writing sample to clpapps@uw.edu. Please apply ASAP – positions open until filled. For questions regarding Work Study eligibility, please contact the Work Study Office of Student Financial Aid (workstdy@uw.edu) before applying.

EJW Seeks Disaster Recovery Legal Corps Fellow

EJW LogoHouston Volunteer Lawyers, the pro bono service arm of the Houston Bar Association, has been selected to host a legal fellow as part of the Equal Justice Works Disaster Recovery Legal Corps for 1 year. The Equal Justice Works Disaster Recovery Legal Corps is a cohort of approximately twenty Legal Fellows placed at nonprofit legal services organizations in Texas and Florida to provide direct services, educate community members, and leverage volunteer resources in order to ensure that low-income individuals directly affected by Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma have access to a range of legal services needed to stabilize and rebuild their lives. The legal fellow will be supervised by Houston Volunteer Lawyers and based in Houston

For additional information and to apply please visit here. Applications reviewed as received.