CA-based Post Grad Immigration, Child Advocacy & Workers’ Rights Fellowships & Civil Rights Summer Internship in DC

Public Law Center Seeking Post Grad Immigration Fellow

PLCThe Public Law Center , Orange County’s pro bono law firm, is committed to providing access to justice for low-income residents. Through volunteers and staff,  PLC provides free civil legal services, including counseling, individual representation, community education, and strategic litigation and advocacy to challenge societal injustices.

The fellow will serve for one year providing direct legal services with the following forms of relief: U visa, T visa, VAWA, SIJS and DACA. Spanish fluency and admission to the California Bar is required. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. For complete info click here.

Alliance for Children’s Rights Seeking Policy Attorney

TheAlliance_HeaderPanel1 (1)The Alliance for Children’s Rights is seeking a dedicated Policy Attorney who will provide support to the organization in the areas of legislative advocacy, strategic planning, public education, communications, media relations, and litigation. The position is based in San Francisco, CA and travel to/from Los Angeles and Sacramento is required. The Alliance is a nonprofit legal services organization devoted to protecting the rights of abused and impoverished children in Los Angeles County. In 2010, the Alliance established a policy unit to systemically address the varied needs of its client population. Based in San Francisco, the unit works with Alliance program staff to identify and track child welfare practices that adversely impact our clients, and helps to establish and implement responses to those practices which include legislative advocacy, impact litigation and other reform efforts. The Policy Attorney position is a wonderful opportunity for a well-qualified candidate. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. CA bar admission and litigation experience preferred. For complete job info click here.

Legal Aid Society – Employment Law Center Seeking Post Grad Fellow

The Legal Aid Society – Employment Law Center is pleased to invite applications for Shartsis Friese LLP Public Interest Fellowship for the two-year period beginning in September 2013. The fellowship offers a recent law school graduate the opportunity to work directly with low-income clients who need legal assistance in employment claims. Shartsis Friese LLP created this Fellowship in 2004 to provide legal services to members of the Bay Area community who cannot afford these services. The Fellow will perform an important role in the LAS-ELC’s Community Legal Services Program by establishing the Vietnamese American Workers’ Rights Project (VAWRP) in San Jose, California. Fluency in speaking, reading and writing in Vietnamese and English is required. Membership in the California Bar preferred. Applications accepted on a rolling basis through May 10. For complete job description click here.

Asian American Justice Center Seeking Summer Interns

AAJCAsian American Justice Center (AAJC) is accepting applications from law students for its 2013 Summer Clerkship Program.

AAJC, a member of the Asian American Center for Advancing Justice, works to advance the human and civil rights of Asian Americans and to build and promote a fair and equitable society for all. Based in Washington, DC, AAJC is one of the nation’s leading experts on issues of importance to the Asian American community, including affirmative action, anti-Asian violence prevention/race relations, census, healthcare, immigration and immigrant rights, telecommunications and broadband policy, media diversity, and voting rights. AAJC advances its mission through advocacy, public policy, litigation, and community education and outreach.

The summer internship program provides a structured and intensive experience for students to immerse in civil rights issues and prepare for careers in public interest law and advocacy. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. For complete info click here.