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By supporting Equal Justice Works, you are helping to launch the next generation of public interest attorneys who will provide legal services to thousands each year and ensure that the poorest and most vulnerable among us have access to justice and quality legal representation.

If you have any questions regarding our fundraising programs, or would like information about making a contribution, please contact David Simmons, Director of Development, at (202) 466-3686, ext 115.

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Sponsor a Fellow

Each year, law firms, corporations and private foundations generously sponsor Equal Justice Works Fellows. These entrepreneurial public interest lawyers design two-year projects in conjunction with nonprofit organizations that have an intimate knowledge of the most critical needs in the communities they serve.

Cy Pres


Because of the breadth of public interest legal work we are involved in, Equal Justice Works is an ideal recipient of cy pres funds. Our programs provide legal services to hundreds of people in underserved communities nationwide.

Make a Donation

By making a donation to Equal Justice Works, you are supporting our work to mobilize the next generation of public interest lawyers and provide effective representation to vulnerable populations.

Equal Justice Works is the proud recipient of Charity Navigator's coveted 4-star rating for sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency.

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AmeriCorps

A mutual understanding of the importance of providing help to America’s communities in need brings Equal Justice Works and AmeriCorps together in a partnership that spans decades, states, and issue areas. With the critical funding provided by AmeriCorps, Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps Legal Fellows and law student Summer Corps members are able to provide legal solutions to the issues that affect underserved communities nationwide.

RECENT NEWS

Feb 3, 2014
ABA Standing Committee Supports Equal Justice Works' Recommendation for Law School Pro Bono Aspirational Guideline
Hundreds of law students and graduates from across the country petitioned ABA to establish 50 hour aspirational goalWashington, DC—February 3, 2014—...
Dec 4, 2013
Largest Deployment of Law Students to Serve Veterans, Victims of Natural Disasters and other Vulnerable Population
AmeriCorps JD program funds future lawyers with hands-on public interest experienceWashington, DC—December 4, 2013— Equal Justice Works and...
Oct 16, 2013
Lawyers Deploy to Serve Nation’s Veterans
Seven Military Veterans Among the Corps of 36Washington, D.C. – Equal Justice Works today announced its selection of 36 lawyers for the Veterans...
Oct 2, 2013
Legal Fellows Focus on Urgent Issues Facing Ohioans
Columbus, OH—October 2, 2013—The Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation (“the Foundation”) today announced the 2013 Class of Equal Justice Works Fellows....
Jun 26, 2013
Veterans Legal Corps to be Largest Deployment of Lawyers Serving Veterans
Equal Justice Works will place 36 Lawyers and 200 Law Students across the United States, supported by AmeriCorps  Washington, D.C. – Equal...
May 14, 2013
57 New Equal Justice Works Fellows Selected to Protect Rights of Our Nation's Most Vulnerable
Washington, D.C.– Equal Justice Works®, the nation’s premier nonprofit placing law students and new attorneys in public interest law opportunities,...
May 9, 2013
New York LGBTQ Communities Receive Unprecedented Legal Support
Through Grant from The Paul Rapoport Foundation, Equal Justice Works Fellows to Provide Assistance for Communities’ Most Pressing Legal Needs (...
Apr 17, 2013
David Stern Selected by National Law Journal as One of “The 100 Most Influential Lawyers in America”
In its March 25, 2013 issue, The National Law Journal (NLJ) selected David Stern, Executive Director of Equal Justice Works, as one of 100 lawyers in...
Mar 15, 2012
American Lawyer highlights Equal Justice Works Fellowships
The March issue of American Lawyer features a column by Aric Press, ALM Editor-in-Chief, discussing the importance of working towards equal justice...
Sep 29, 2011
David Stern, Executive Director of Equal Justice Works Honored as White House “Champions of Change”
Equal Justice Works is proud to announce the selection of Executive Director David Stern and Equal Justice Works Fellow Todd Belcore as White House “...

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