Foreign Service Careers, 2019 LRAP Application, Yakama Nation Counsel Position, and More!

Interested in working abroad or pursuing a career in foreign service?

World Globe FlagsCome hear from UW Law Alumna Kristin Roberts about her career with the US Department of State and her experiences working at offices and embassies across the globe. RSVP via SCS online.

When: Thursday, May 16, 12:30-1:20pm
Where: McFarlane Lounge.

2019 LRAP Application Deadline Extended to June 1

Planning to practice public service law in Washington state after graduation? If so, you may be eligible to apply for UW Law’s Loan Forgiveness Assistance Program (LRAP). Program details and application information are available here. Application deadline has been extended to June 1, 2019.

Yakama Nation Office of Legal Counsel seeks Staff Attorney

The Yakama Nation Office of Legal Counsel (“OLC”) is excited to offer the opportunity to work
as in-house legal counsel for the Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation
(“Yakama Nation”). Our team of seven staff attorneys provides high quality, cost effective,
culturally competent civil legal services to the Yakama Nation Government and its departments
and programs at the direction of the Yakama Nation Tribal Council.

For additional information about the position and application instructions please visit here. Application deadline is May 30, 2019. 

EarthRights International seeks Senior Attorney (Washington, DC)

ERI LogoOver the past 20 years, EarthRights International (ERI) has built a reputation as one of the leading legal organizations representing communities and individuals from around the world whose rights, livelihoods and homelands are harmed by corporations, financial institutions and governments. ERI seeks a seasoned litigator who is capable of advocating both inside and outside the courtroom, as well as mentoring and managing junior attorneys, to join its legal team.  The Senior Attorney’s docket will include work on our corporate accountability litigation and Foreign Legal Assistance litigation, as well as ERI’s US legal defense efforts, working with partner organizations to provide rapid response legal support, representing clients, providing legal advice and counsel, and coordinating with co-counsel and partner organizations.

For complete application instructions and to apply visit here. Position open until filled.

EJW Veterans Legal Corps – Application Deadline Extended to 5/31/19

Veterans often face complex and intertwined legal problems, many of which stem from physical and mental injuries sustained during military service. Through the Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps Veterans Legal Corps (VLC), Fellows and law students provide legal services that enable low-income and homeless veterans and their families to stabilize, recover, and rebuild their lives.

For additional information and application instructions please visit here.