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PSJD seeking part-time project assistants this summer in DC – Apply by May 12, 2014

PSJD is still looking for part-time Project Assistants to help manage and update the website’s jobs database. PSJD’s Project Assistants get a bird’s-eye view of the public interest law job market, and is a great summer job for any student interested in legal technology, website management, access to justice and/or public interest law in general. […]

2014 Public Interest Summer Fellowships for 1Ls & 2Ls

The William Wayne Justice Center for Public Interest Law is pleased to announce its summer 2014 fellowship programs: The Whitehurst Public Interest Summer Fellowships Program will provide funding for up to six 2Ls. The Baron & Budd Summer Public Interest Fellowships Program will provide funding for up to four 1Ls or 2Ls. The programs provide […]

Future Appointed Counsel Training Program (FACT) in Houston, TX

The Harris County Public Defender’s Office has received a grant from the U.S. Department of Justice to establish the Future Appointed Counsel Training Program (FACT) for new lawyers committed to representing indigent defendants in Harris County. The training includes a 14-day “boot camp” this summer , and two weekend follow-up trainings next year, all provided […]

2014 Public Policy Handbook Now Available Online

The 2014 Public Policy Handbook, which is published by the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, is now available online. The Handbook contains detailed information on internships and postgraduate fellowships, primarily in the Washington, DC area and New York City, along with those available in Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, […]

Introduction to Public Service Law – Video & PowerPoint now available online

If you missed yesterday’s program “Introduction on Public Service Law” (September 5, 2013), you may now view the panel presentation and download a copy of the PowerPoint handout (Law School UT-EID required). Panelists featured are Stephanie Kolmar, ’10, staff attorney with American Gateways, James Murphy, Assistant Public Interest Counsel with the Texas Commission on Environmental […]

Equal Justice Works Fellowship Now Accepting Applications

The 2014 Equal Justice Works Fellowship application is now open and will close on September 17, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. (Eastern).  Each year the Equal Justice Works (EJW) fellowship competition selects qualified and passionate lawyers who have developed new and innovative legal projects that can impact lives and serve communities in desperate need of legal […]

Public Defender Advocacy, Training & Hiring (PATH) Conference – August 3, 2013

On Saturday, August 3, 2013 the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia and the UC Berkeley School of Law will co-host the fourth Public Defender Advocacy, Training & Hiring (PATH) Conference. PATH is designed for law students and recent graduates who are interested in learning more about careers in indigent criminal defense representation. Beginning with […]

Veterans Legal Corps Opportunities / Free Webinar on Friday, July 12, 2013

Over the next three years, Veterans Legal Corps Fellows and law students will provide legal assistance to low-income and homeless veterans with issues related to disability benefits claims, barriers to housing and employment, debt, family law, and other legal issues.  Fellows will serve at organizations across the country such as Inner City Law Center in […]

UT Law Fellowship Mentor Directory now available online

UT Law alumni have a rich history of securing prestigious postgraduate public interest fellowships. Many of these alumni have made themselves available to assist students interested in pursuing postgraduate fellowships. For more information, visit the following: Equal Justic Works Fellows Skadden Foundation Fellows Soros Justice Advocacy Fellows UT Law Justice Corps Fellows Organizational Fellows

Postgraduate Public Interest Fellowship Resources

Postgraduate public interest fellowships are great opportunities for recent graduates to secure entry-level positions with nonprofit organizations that otherwise might not have the resources to hire them full time. The training, experience and exposure that fellowships provide are a great boost to the career of a new public interest attorney. As a result, the application […]