First-Time Student Participants

  • Tie your UWNet ID to a Gmail account if you haven’t already.
  • Make sure your pro bono work qualifies or contact acarton@uw.edu if you’re not sure.
  • Attend the Annual Core Competencies Training in October 2015. Missed a training? Go to our training page for resources and podcasts.
  • Keep track of your hours
    • We’ll need you to tell us if you you’re providing direct legal assistance and/or if you’ve been in a pro bono leadership role.
    • You’ll need a minimum of 30 hours (10 hours for 1Ls) performed between May 1, 2015 and April 30, 2016.
  • Draft Optional Essay: Write a 600-1000 word reflective essay about your pro bono work experience, observations made about the clients you’ve served or the organization you worked for and/or reflections about your professional path in public service law. We may use your essay to help us promote the value of pro bono in our community!
  • Certify training attendance, report hours and submit optional essay by Monday, May 9: Complete the online web form. (The online form for reporting hours will be open by March 30.)

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