Pro Bono & Externship Fair, NWIRP Fellowship, Community Events, and More!

UW Law Pro Bono and Externship Fair!

Curious about pro bono or externship opportunities available through UW Law and in the broader community? Eager to start networking with local employers? Join us for UW Law’s annual Pro Bono and Externship Fair!

When: Tuesday, October 15, 12:30-1:20pm
Where: UW School of Law Galeria

Come and “table talk” with over 30 organizations to learn about their work,  as well as potential externship and pro bono opportunities.

NWIRP Seeks EJW Crime Victims Justice Corps Fellow – Fall 2019 Start Date!

NWIRP LogoNorthwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP) will host a fellow (licensed attorney) over 8 months as part of the Equal Justice Works Crime Victims Justice Corps. The fellowship will begin on or about November 15, 2019 and end on July 31, 2020.

The Equal Justice Works Crime Victims Justice Corps is a legal fellowship program designed to increase capacity and access to civil legal help for crime survivors. A cohort of approximately sixty fellows are placed at nonprofit organizations across the country to provide direct representation to survivors of crimes, including human trafficking, fraud/identity theft, campus sexual assault, and hate crime, and immigrant survivors of crime with meritorious claims for immigration relief, and outreach and education to community partners. All fellows will incorporate crime survivors’ rights enforcement into their practice and will receive training from the National Crime Victim Law Institute and other training and technical providers.

For further information and to apply please visit here.

Enabling People to Be Their Best: WA Attorneys with Disabilities Annual Event!

Join the Washington Attorney with Disabilities Association and the Washington State Bar Association for the 3rd Annual WA Attorneys with Disabilities Reception!
When: Thursday, October 24 at 5:00 pm
Where: Washington Bar Association, 1325 Fourth Avenue, Suite 600
RSVP: Using this link

Workers Rights Legal Internships with the Fair Work Center

The Fair Work Center is currently accepting applications for law student interns for the 2019 – 2020 school year. Beginning and end dates for the internship are flexible based upon student’s academic schedules. However, interns must be available for full-time work in Seattle for at least 10 weeks. Interns are paid $16/hour.

For additional information and to apply please visit here.

Roadways to the Federal Bench: Who Me? A Bankruptcy Judge?

Join the Judicial Conference Committee on the Administration of the Bankruptcy System for its upcoming diversity symposium geared towards increasing diversity in the Bankruptcy Bar and Bench.
When: Thursday, October 24th at 1:00 pm (Reception to follow)
Where: U.S. Courthouse, 700 Stewart Street, Seattle
RSVP: Using this link

The panel will discuss a wide range of topics, including bankruptcy practice, how to succeed as a bankruptcy judge, diversity statistics, why diversity is important, how to improve diversity, and what students and lawyers should do to enhance their chances of one day becoming a bankruptcy judge.

Native American Internship Program: Gain Real World Experience at San Diego’s Largest Law Firm!

Procopio LogoProcopio’s Native American Law Practice Group offers 10 week paid internships for Native American law students or law students with an emphasis in Native American law. Interns join a nationwide network of the next generation of Native American Law attorneys in an active alumni program consisting of Tribal Judges, governmental attorneys, Tribal attorneys, university professors, entrepreneurs and associates at law firms. Following the internship, Procopio remains active with its alumni to mentor and prepare them for their success in their career.

For additional details and application instructions please visit here. Application deadline is Thursday, October 31, 2019.

USAO, Western District of Washington, Seeks Summer 2020 Law Clerks

DOJ - Attorney's OfficeThe United States Attorney’s Office (USAO) for the Western District of Washington is responsible for representing the federal government in virtually all litigation involving the United States in the Western District of Washington (WDWA). This includes criminal prosecutions for violations of federal law, civil lawsuits by and against the government, and actions to collect judgments and restitution on behalf of victims and taxpayers. WDWA has an authorized strength of approximately 72 Assistant United States Attorneys (AUSAs). The USAO is divided into two litigating Divisions (Criminal and Civil). The USAO’s main office is in Seattle, Washington, with a branch office located in Tacoma, Washington.

Our office places a high value on diversity of experiences and perspectives and encourages applications from all qualified men and women from all ethnic and racial backgrounds, veterans, LGBT individuals, and persons with disabilities. For additional details and to apply please visit here.