Job Details

Fellowship Sponsorship

Company name

Bay Area Legal Aid

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type



Oakland, CA

Date Last Verified

Mar 13,2018

Posted on

Mar 12,2018
  Employer Sponsored Job (Free to apply to)
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2019-2021 Fellowship Sponsorship The candidate should have anticipated or current California Bar membership. Rising third year law students and recent law school graduates can apply to propose innovative fellowship projects for submission to Equal Justice Works, Skadden, Soros Justice Fellowship Program, Pride Law Fund – Tom Steele Fellowship and/or similar programs for 2019-2021. Project ideas should relate to one or more of BayLegal's substantive priority or project areas. Candidates may create own proposal related to one or more of these areas. Will also gladly assist candidates to design a project consistent with the candidate's own interests and the needs of community. Some project topics of particular interest include: Comprehensive services to families – economic justice, housing services and debt relief; Veterans issues – women veterans, veterans; Impact Litigation and access to justice; LGBT focused legal assistance – direct representation as well as referral and advice clinics. Factors that will be utilized in evaluating candidates for sponsorship include: Demonstrated commitment to public interest law; Knowledge of, or strong interest in, the relevant issues presented in the fellowship proposal; Connection to, familiarity with, or experience working with: low-income, diverse, and LEP communities. Fluency in a non-English language spoken by many BayLegal clientsi is required. Deadline: June 15, 2018.

Additional info

Send Cover letter; Resume; One-page summary of proposal, or a statement concerning the priority area in which would like to develop a project; List of three references; A short writing sample.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Bay Area Legal Aid
1735 Telegraph Avenue
Oakland, CA 94612

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