See the full announcement here.

The Amara Legal Center will host a fellow over two years as part of the Equal Justice Works Crime Victims Justice Corps (EJW-CVJC). The fellowship should begin on or about June 1, 2018 and end May/June 2020.  The EJW-CVJC is a legal fellowship program designed to increase capacity and access to civil legal help for crime victims. A cohort of approximately sixty fellows are placed at nonprofit organizations across the country to
provide direct representation, outreach, and education, to victims of crimes, including human trafficking, fraud/identity theft, campus sexual assault, and hate crime, and immigrant victims of crime with meritorious claims for immigration relief. The fellow will be supervised by the Amara Legal Center and based in Washington, DC.
The position announcement is attached. Interviews will occur on a rolling basis through April 30, 2018.
The full announcement is available here.

Tzedek DC will host a fellow over two years as part of the Equal Justice Works Crime Victims Justice Corps. The fellowship begins in June 2018 and goes through about June 2020.  The Fellow will help develop at Tzedek DC a program that builds on the work Tzedek DC does in support of survivors of financial crimes, including financial abuse associated with intimate partner violence.  The Fellow will serve survivors of fraud, identity theft, and financial abuse, and  coordinate on legal, policy, and community education work with other DC area-providers.

The position is posted here:

Interviews will occur on a rolling basis.

Here is a link to the Mid-April 2018 Edition of the Public Interest Jobs Clearinghouse Newsletter from Washington Council of Lawyers: Public Interest Jobs Clearinghouse

The LGBT Bar Association of the District of Columbia is proud to announce its 2018 Equality Fellowships.  The Community Equality Fellowship will support a law student working at a DC-area LGBT legal non-profit organization this summer.  The Lavender Equality Fellowship will provide the opportunity for a DC area law student to attend the 2018 Lavender Law Annual Conference & Career Fair in New York this August.  The Equality Fellowships aim to encourage law students taking their first steps toward careers tackling our nation’s most complex LGBT legal issues.

 The Equality Fellowships will pay up to $1,000 each to law students selected to be LGBT Bar Association of the District of Columbia Equality Fellows.

 Qualifications for the Community Equality Fellowship

  • Current enrollment in a U.S. accredited law school
  • Summer employment offered by a legal organization in the Washington DC metro area
  • Preference will be given to those who work at an organization dedicated to LGBT rights/issues or those who show that their work will advance LGBT rights/issues
  • Employers must be non-profit and non-partisan
  • Commitment to work at least 20 hours per week for at least 10 weeks at the organization during the summer
  • Applicants must demonstrate commitment to LGBT rights and LGBT issues
  • Total funding that the law student is already receiving for summer employment cannot exceed $5,000 (not including the Community Equality Fellowship)

 Qualifications for the Lavender Equality Fellowship

  • Current enrollment in a DC-area accredited law school
  • Commitment to attend the 2018 Lavender Law conference in New York in August
  • Applicants must demonstrate commitment to LGBT rights and LGBT issues
  • Cannot be receiving any other external funding to attend the Lavender Law conference
  • Preference will be given to those attending the Lavender Law conference for the first time.

 Application Materials

Students interested in the Equality Fellowships should submit the following materials:

  • Application form
  • Résumé
  • Two references (contact information only; letters of recommendation not required)
  • For Community Equality Fellowship Applicants only: Commitment letter or email from employer, which describes (1) the mission and focus of the organization; (2) the type of work being performed by applicant; (3) the duration and hours of the summer position; and (4) the amount of compensation (if any) being offered for the summer position

 Please submit all materials by

April 27, 2018 to  Questions about the Equality Fellowships can be sent to the above email address.  Applicants will be notified of the Equality Fellowship’s decision by mid-May 2018.

Judge Amy Berman Jackson of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia is accepting applications for judicial internship positions for Fall 2018.

Interns in Judge Jackson’s chambers will research substantive and procedural legal issues and draft written memoranda for resolving those issues. They will also be responsible for detailed editing and citation checking. Additionally, interns will have regular opportunities to observe court proceedings.

This unpaid internship is open to all law students. Semester interns are expected to work a minimum of 15 hours per week, preferably over two full days a week, or full-time, if available on that basis.

Applications must contain a cover letter, resume, law school transcript (unofficial is accepted), three professional or academic references, and a short writing sample of 15 or fewer pages that reflects the applicant’s research and analytical skills.

Please send all applications by email to: Please title the subject line as follows:

Fall 2018 Intern Application: [applicant’s name]

Please do not mail applications.

Applications will be not be reviewed until all required materials, including law school transcripts, have been provided, so applicants are encouraged to send all materials in a single email. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Questions may be directed to chambers by phone at 202-354-3460 or to the above email address.
Law Clerks to Judge Amy Berman Jackson United States District Court for the District of Columbia – (202) 354-3460

See the WCL Publication here.