Goldwater, National Resources Defense Council, NAACP, Equal Justice Works Fellowships and more!

Due October 13: Summer 2018 Law Clerk Goldwater Institute

Application Deadline: October 13, 2017

The litigation center at the Goldwater Institute is currently accepting applications from law students for law clerk positions available during the summer of 2018. We are looking forward to reviewing applications and conducting interviews until all the open summer clerk positions are filled.

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Due October 13: National Resources Defense Council: Charles Koob Litigation Fellowship

Application Deadline: October 13, 2017

This two-year fellowship is available starting in September 2018 and is open to those who have received their Juris Doctorate within the past three years. The Fellow will focus on litigation to redress environmental and public health harms, including air and water pollution, climate change, threats to endangered species, environmental injustice, and exposure to toxic chemicals. The Fellow will represent NRDC and its members in federal or state court litigation, and may work closely with other environmental, labor, and public health groups. The position is a two-year placement, and will likely be based in San Francisco or Washington, DC, depending on candidate preference and NRDC’s needs.

The application deadline for the Charles Koob Litigation Fellowship is October 13, 2017. We will review applications and schedule interviews for this position on a rolling basis.

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Due October 12:  NRDC Environmental Law Fellowship

Application Deadline  October 12, 2017

The two-year fellowship is available starting in September 2018 and is open to those who have received their Juris Doctorate within the past three years. For the first year, through August 2019, the Fellow will work at NRDC in one of our US offices, depending on candidate preference. During that time, the Fellow will focus on litigation or policy efforts to redress environmental and public health harms, including air and water pollution, climate change, threats to endangered species, environmental injustice, and exposure to toxic chemicals. The Fellow will work closely with, and be supervised by, experienced NRDC attorneys.

For the second year, the Fellow will work at Yale in New Haven, CT, providing support for environmental law clinics, dual degree students, and events and activities relating to environmental law and policy. The Fellow’s primary responsibility will be to coordinate and co-teach the Environmental Protection Clinic (EPC) along with NRDC experts and a Yale faculty member. Projects include litigation support, administrative advocacy, legislative drafting, strategic and communications planning, network building, scientific literature reviews, and more. In addition to being the primary coordinator of the EPC, the Fellow will also have substantive supervision responsibilities for particular EPC student projects. Those projects will include matters that the Fellow has already worked on during the first year of the Fellowship at NRDC.

The application deadline for the Environmental Law Fellowship is October 12, 2017. NRDC and Yale will review applications and schedule interviews for this position on a rolling basis.

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Applications September 29 through February 23, 2018:  NAACP Office of the General Counsel: 2018 Law Fellow ProgramNAACP Logo

Applications from September 29, 2017 to February 23, 2018

The NAACP Law Fellow Program is designed to give individuals who have completed at least one year of law school the opportunity to work for the summer at NAACP Headquarters in Baltimore, Maryland. The NAACP Law Fellow Program is made possible through the generous support of the Kellogg’s Corporate Citizenship Fund, which has funded the program since its inception in 2003. This year, the NAACP Law Fellow Program celebrates its 16th Anniversary. The Law Fellow Program is contingent upon continued funding.

Applications will be accepted beginning Friday, September 29, 2017 – Friday, February 23, 2018. Materials requested: Resume, Cover Letter, Transcript, Writing Sample and two (2) Letters of Recommendation via email to Human Resources at legal@naacpnet.org. Questions concerning the program should be directed to Anson Asaka at legal@naacpnet.org.   Please use the subject line of 2018 Law Fellow Program.

Due October 24: Municipal Court of Seattle, Relief BailiffCity of Seattle Logo

Application Deadline: October 24, 2017

Relief Bailiffs play a critical role in the courtroom and act as a liaison between the Judge, jurors, attorneys, outside agencies and other areas of the court. They review dispositional documents with defendants, coordinate with the Marshals the transport of in-custody defendants and independently prepare and processes all documents required for jail commitments and release

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Equal Justice Works VISTA Affordable Housing and Preservation Project (VAHPP) Fellowships

The Equal Justice Works VISTA Affordable Housing and Preservation Project (VAHPP) is looking for legal fellows focused on preserving, maintaining, and improving project-based Section 8 affordable housing across the United States. The program is currently looking for legal Fellows at the following locations:

Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law (Chicago, IL)

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Legal Assistance of Western New York (Rochester, NY)

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The VISTA Tenant Engagement and Community Economic Development (TECDev) TECDev Legal Fellows provide capacity building services to their host sites to assist, inform, educate, and engage tenants of Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) properties regarding their rights, responsibilities and options.

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Maryland Legal Aid (Baltimore, MD)

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