The University of California, Irvine School of Law is very pleased to announce two new fellowship positions, in our Environmental Law and Immigrant Rights Clinics. These fellowships are designed to provide an attorney who has a strong interest in the field with mentorship and  to help the attorney to advance a career in public interest law or to launch a career in clinical teaching.

More information about these fellowships and online applications can be accessed through the following links:

Environmental Law Clinic Fellow:  https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF04153

Immigrant Rights Clinic Fellow: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF04253

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If you’re contemplating a new job, you can find over 25 employment listings for public-interest lawyers in the August 2017 issue of the Washington Council of Lawyers Public Interest Jobs Clearinghouse

NCLEJ seeks energetic, motivated candidates with a record of commitment to social justice work, experience in developing and implementing projects, and excellent writing, legal research and communication skills, to apply for fellowships that would start in September 2018, including Skadden, Equal Justice Works, and any other relevant fellowships such as those offered by law schools.

See their website at http://nclej.org/jobs-and-internships for links to the full announcement, and  a video and other information about past fellows.

The National Center for Law and Economic Justice advances the cause of economic justice for low-income families, individuals, and communities through ground-breaking, successful litigation and policy work. We work nationwide with low-income individuals, grass roots organizations, and their advocates. Our current advocacy is focused on 1) fighting for the rights of low-income families for economic security; 2) expanding and enforcing employment law protections for low-income workers; 3) defeating unfair and abusive debt collection practices; and 4) using the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to advance the rights of low-income people.

The latest edition of the Washington Council of Lawyers Public Interest Jobs Clearinghouse.

Check out local and far-flung public-interest jobs for both recent graduates and experienced practitioners in the June edition of the WCL Public Interest Jobs Clearinghouse.

  • When: 22 June 2017, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
  • Where: Georgetown University Law Center – Gewirz Center, 12th Floor (120 F Street NW)
  • Cost: Free for WCL Members; $8 for non-members

Fellowships 101 introduces law students to post-graduate public-interest fellowships. It has three parts:

First, the evening starts with a casual reception, where you’ll meet current and past fellows.

Next, NALP fellow Delisa Morris will discuss PSJD and other online resources for finding fellowships.

Finally, our expert panelists will explain how to maximize your chances of landing the fellowship of your dreams, and they’ll take audience questions as well. The panel includes:

  • Adina Appelbaum (Equal Justice Works Fellow, CAIR Coalition);
  • Connor Cory (Skadden Fellow, Whitman-Walker Clinic);
  • Matthew Hendley (Director of Litigation, Washington Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights & Urban Affairs); and
  • A to-be-announced representative from the Partnership for Public Service.

Our moderator will be Sterling Morriss from Equal Justice Works.

Fellowships 101 is free for Washington Council of Lawyers members (join) and $8 for non-members.

Thanks to our co-sponsors: Georgetown University Law Center and NALP.

Litigation Attorney:

In the last decade, Justice in Aging’s litigation team has returned or preserved more than two billion dollars in safety net benefits for seniors and people with disabilities living in poverty. This position presents an excellent opportunity to contribute to this impactful work in a time when the challenges to the safety net seniors rely on could not be greater. This position will be located in our Washington, DC office, and will report to our new litigation director, Regan Bailey, while working closely with other staff members. Read the full job description

Fellows:

We are also currently accepting applications for Post-Graduate Law School Fellows in any of our three offices (Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, CA or Oakland, CA).