LDF Civil Rights Fellowships, Job Opportunities with KIND, ATJ Tech Challenge, and more!

NAACP Legal Defense and Educational, Fund (LDF) Seeks Candidates for Postgraduate Fellowships

NAACP LDF LogoThe NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (“LDF”) invites rising third-year law students, judicial clerks and other recent law school graduates to apply for LDF sponsorship for public interest fellowship projects to begin the fall of 2020.

For complete job description and to apply please visit here. Positions open until filled.

Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) seeks Staff Attorney and Pro Bono Coordinating 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 works to achieve it’s vision by:

  • Ensuring that no child appears in immigration court without high quality legal representation
  • Advancing laws, policies, and practices that ensure children’s protection and uphold their right to due process and fundamental fairness
  • Promoting in countries of origin, transit, and destination durable solutions to child migration that are grounded in the best interests of the child and ensure that no child is forced to involuntarily migrate.

KIND’s Seattle Office currently is currently seeking a Staff Attorney, Pro Bono Coordinating Attorney, and a half-time Paralegal. For complete details and application instructions please visit here.

The Justice Innovation Challenge

The Justice Innovation Challenge is seeking your bold solution to address important access to justice issues. The challenge—which will be run by the Access to Justice Tech Fellows program and sponsored by the Law School Admission Council—invites law student innovators and entrepreneurs from around the nation to participate in developing practical solutions that address communities’ legal needs for a chance to receive seed funding and mentorship.

For complete description and to apply please visit: https://www.atjtechfellows.org/overiview

2019 Gates Summer Public Interest Law Stipend (open to ALL UW law students) – Application Deadline Friday, May 24th!

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.