Apply to National Advisory Committee

The Equal Justice Works National Advisory Committee (NAC) provides leadership, advice and outreach assistance to support Equal Justice Works in mobilizing the next generation of public interest attorneys. The NAC convenes a diverse group of law students and law school professionals to act as Equal Justice Works ambassadors within the law school and legal services communities and assist with the implementation of initiatives.

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APPLICATION OPEN

We are now accepting applications through 11:59 EDT on May 2 for openings for four law students and three law school professionals on our 2014-2016 National Advisory Committee.

Email a complete application to nac@equaljusticeworks.org no later than 11:59 p.m. EDT on May 2, 2014.  A complete application includes:

  • A completed application form (below) with your contact information and responses to each question;
  • You résumé or CV in Microsoft Word (.doc or .docx) or Portable Document (.pdf) format; and
  • Two letters of reference.
     

 

 

ELIGIBILITY

For Law School Professionals

  • The applicant’s law school must be a member of Equal Justice Works during the 2013-2014 school year.
  • The applicant must be employed by a law school in a position such as, but not limited to: admissions counselor, financial aid officer, public interest advisor, career advisor, adjunct or full-time faculty member, clinician, alumni coordinator, dean of students, or dean.      
  • The applicant should have experience working with a wide variety of people within the legal community.  Examples include law school administration, students, alumni, faculty, government agencies, law firms and nonprofit organizations.
  • The applicant must have demonstrated knowledge of issues that affect underrepresented communities and/or experience working with underrepresented communities. 
  • The applicant must be willing and able to commit to serving a two-year term from July 1, 2014 – June 30, 2016.

For Law Students

  • The applicant’s law school must be a member of Equal Justice Works during the 2013-2014 school year.
  • The applicant must be currently enrolled as a full-time law student for academic year 2014-2015. We encourage all interested students to apply, especially rising 2L students.
  • The applicant must be willing and able to commit to serving a two-year term.
  • The applicant must have a demonstrated commitment to public interest law.  We are particularly interested in students who wish to effect change on their campuses and/or in the legal community.  Members of public interest and/or pro bono organizations on campus and those who have dedicated time to serving low-income or underserved communities either during or prior to law school are preferred.
  • The applicant must be in good academic standing at his/her law school.

 

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