Summer Funding Opportunities, Yakima Legal Department Rule 9 Internship, EJW Housing Justice Program and more!

City of Yakima Legal Department seeks Summer Rule 9 Intern (paid position)

The City of Yakima Legal Department is seeking a Rule 9 eligible summer Intern. Anticipated duties include assisting in legal research, preparation of municipal legislation, assisting in civil litigation and other civil matters, assisting in criminal arraignments, case preparation, briefing, bench and jury trials and disposition of criminal and traffic cases in the City of Yakima Municipal Court.

To Apply: Please submit a resume, cover letter, transcript (unofficial is fine) and writing sample to Jeff Cutter, City Attorney, City of Yakima Legal Department, 200 S. Third Street, 2nd Floor, Yakima, WA 98101 (or by email to patricia.martinez@yakimawa.org). Salary is approximately $20-22/hour.

2019 Gates Summer Public Interest Law Stipend (open to ALL UW law students)

Gates Summer Public Interest Stipends are awarded to fund projects that serve the public interest and provide a tangible benefit to the community. Grant proposals should describe projects that advance the concepts of justice, equity, and the public good on behalf of individuals and causes seldom or inadequately served. Funding is limited to students working at a non-profit organization or government agency.

Application deadline: Friday, May 24, 2019. Application instructions and form available here.

Still seeking funding for your summer internship? Check UW Law’s Summer Funding Sources Database!

Several summer fellowships and stipends have upcoming deadlines (including Joan Fitzpatrick, Gates PSL Stipends, and WSBA Labor & Employment). Don’t forget to peruse the Summer Funding Sources database on Canvas for opportunities you might be eligible to apply for!

EJW Housing Justice Program recruiting recent law graduates!

The Equal Justice Works Housing Justice Program mobilizes a cohort of Fellows to serve low-income individuals residing in the Greater Richmond Region of Virginia who are currently, or at risk of, experiencing housing instability and involuntary displacement, particularly due to eviction. To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to Ann Voss. Organizations seeking Fellows are looking to hire immediately and include: The Central Virginia Legal Aid Society; the Legal Aid Justice Center; and the Virginia Poverty Law Center.

For additional information and to apply please visit here.

Legal Inclusiveness & Diversity Summit (July 29, Denver, CO)

The Annual Legal Inclusiveness & Diversity Summit is a full-day annual conference which features national experts discussing cutting-edge diversity and inclusiveness topics. The Summit features two plenary speakers, four tracks comprised of 16 concurrent sessionspractice pitch program and a reception all located at the Embassy Suites Denver Tech Center North. This year’s conference also includes an informational interview component.

For additional details and registration information visit here.