Equal Justice Works Fellowships – Class of 2020 Application Deadline is September 20th, 2019!
Each year, Equal Justice Works aims to launch around 70 new Fellows nationwide who have designed their own Fellowship project. Over the course of two-year project terms, these Fellows build sustainable solutions for the communities they serve, addressing areas of law as diverse as veterans benefits, access to education, immigration and asylum, community economic development, voting rights, and so much more. In short, designing your own Fellowship project presents a unique opportunity for you to create your dream job, and launch your public interest career. The Class of 2020 EJW Design Your Own Fellowship Application deadline is rapidly approaching. For detailed information and instructions please review EJW’s Fellowship Application Guide.
If you have questions or would like individualized assistance with your fellowship application, please feel free to schedule an appointment with Huy Nguyen or Sara Jackson with the Gates Public Service Law Program. UW Law has a strong track record of sponsoring fellows and we are happy to assist you with the application process!
AGO’s Fall Law Clerk Recruitment Program (for summer 2020) is now underway! Deadline is 9/3
The Attorney General’s Office is pleased to invite qualified second-year law students to apply for summer 2020 volunteer or externship positions. Volunteer law clerks and externs glean worthwhile, enriching and educational experiences working for what we believe to be the best public law firm in the country.
The Office’s fall recruitment program is available to any qualified second-year law student. At the conclusion of this recruitment program, offers to serve as a volunteer law clerk or extern will be made. Those who receive offers will begin their clerkship during the summer of 2020.
The AGO will not be conducting on-campus interviews for the 2L fall recruitment program this year. All applicants must apply via this system by 5:00 p.m. on September 3, 2019. (The Honors Program will be participating in on-campus interviews. If interested in that program, please visit our website at www.atg.wa.gov for deadlines and other information.). For complete information and application instructions please visit here.
UW Law Tribal Court Public Defense Clinic seeks Part-Time Staff Attorney
The University of Washington School of Law’s Tribal Court Public Defense Clinic is recruiting a Part-Time Temporary Staff Attorney. The staff attorney will be responsible for providing professional legal indigent defense representation for clients in the Tulalip Tribal Court (Felony and Misdemeanors) where the UW Tribal Defense Clinic maintains an office. The staff attorney would also be responsible for jail visits at the Snohomish County Jail and the Marysville Jail where Tulalip Tribal Court Defendants ordered held are detained. The position is 60% time and therefore a commitment of 3 days per week is required, with a typical schedule of Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. The position is a 9 month appointment to practice in the Tulalip Tribal Court with direct supervision and frequent collaboration with other attorneys in a mutually supportive office environment. For additional details and application instructions please visit here.
Legal Counsel for Youth & Children seeks Staff Attorneys in Walla Wall and TriCities
In 2017, the Homeless Youth Legal Network of the American Bar Association named Legal Counsel for Youth and Children (LCYC) as one of twelve model programs serving homeless youth nationally. In partnership with local schools, government, and community organizations, LCYC is expanding its Youth Homelessness Program to Walla Walla, Benton, and Franklin counties this year. LCYC is looking for two passionate, collaborative, and innovative attorneys to help LCYC with this exciting new expansion initiative.
This is a fabulous opportunity to help design and implement an innovative service model to a new area of Washington. The attorneys’ focus will be on meeting the direct service needs of youth struggling with homelessness, while also collaborating with youth and community providers to help identify and influence systemic barriers to the elimination of youth homelessness.
For additional information and to apply please visit here. Positions will be open until filled.
City of Seattle seeks Legal Externs
The Civil Division of the Seattle City Attorney’s Office offers a number of law student externship opportunities throughout the year. The Civil Division provides legal counsel and representation to the City’s elected and appointed officials, and departments, and consists of seven specialized areas of practice. To learn more about externship opportunities available and application instructions for the upcoming academic year please visit here.
US Department of Transportation Honors Program – August 18 Deadline!
The DOT’s Honors Attorney Program offers new law graduates and recent law graduates completing judicial clerkships or fellowships a unique opportunity to gain an in-depth understanding of the Department’s diverse law practice.
During the two-year program, honors attorneys complete one rotation in the Department’s Office of the General Counsel and five rotations in the operating administrations’ Offices of Chief Counsel. Rotations provide each honors attorney with substantive and challenging assignments across a wide spectrum of legal fields. Honors attorneys find themselves working in practice areas such as administrative, aviation, environmental, constitutional, torts, labor and employment, and contract and procurement law. Honors attorneys may assist with litigation, draft legislation, enforcement, and participate in the rulemaking process. For additional details and application instructions please visit here.
**UW Law Students may apply to this position through OCI — please search for “Department of Transportation Honors Program” in SCS Online.