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Connecting Law School and Equal Justice



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Equal Justice Works collaborates with law schools to create compelling public interest programs on campuses across the country.

We want all students to benefit from a public interest experience and make a connection between law school and equal justice that becomes a lifelong commitment to justice.

We are a leader in advocating for programs that reduce the educational debt barrier for lawyers committed to public service careers, and provide expertise and resources on loan repayment and debt relief programs to both students and law school advisers.

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Are you a law student who wants represent Equal Justice Works on your campus by spreading information about public interest law programs and initiatives? Apply for a Student Representative position! Email for more information or apply here


Student Debt Relief

High student debt burdens prevent many from considering public service careers. Equal Justice Works offers user-friendly information and resources on student debt relief programs.

AmeriCorps JD

The Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps JD program provides law students with the opportunity to deliver critically needed legal assistance in low-income and underserved communities across the country.

If you have already secured a position with a legal host organization for this summer, please apply at the bottom of this page. If you are seeking an organization to work with this summer, see a list of potential AmeriCorps JD host sites on the right

2018 Conference and Career Fair - October 26 & 27

The Equal Justice Works Conference and Career Fair is the largest national public interest legal career fair in the country. More than 175 public interest employers conduct interviews for internships and full-time jobs and meet with students in informal “table talk” discussions of public interest legal opportunities. Over 1,400 students from over 150 law schools attend for interviews, workshops on public interest careers, networking, resume review, mock interviews, and more.

Equal Justice Works Law School Membership

Law school members have access to valuable public interest resources and programs.  By joining or renewing, your school will be part of a community of 190 law schools from across the country.

If you work at a member school and want to keep up to date with information on our programming, sign up for our biweekly newsletter geared to law school professionals, here.

Sign up for the "Law School Community" Newsletter

A list of current member schools can be found here.