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for people looking to transform their passion for equal justice into a lifelong commitment to public service.

Equal Justice Works connects law students, law school professionals, lawyers, and advocates with fellowships at legal services organizations and other opportunities in public interest law.

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Fellowship Applications Open Now!

Fellowship Applications Open Now!

Apply by September 10, 2024

The Equal Justice Works Design-Your-Own Fellowship jumpstarts the careers of aspiring public interest lawyers while building crucial capacity at organizations nationwide. Applications are open now!

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Dana Paikowsky

Dana Paikowsky

Hosted by
Campaign Legal Center

Sponsored by
The Arnold & Porter Foundation

Callen Lowell
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Callen Lowell

Hosted by
Brooklyn Defender Services

Sponsored by
PepsiCo, Inc.

Rachel Smith
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Rachel Smith

Hosted by
National Center for Youth Law

Sponsored by
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Sawyeh Esmaili
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Sawyeh Esmaili

Hosted by
Americans for Immigrant Justice

Sponsored by
Greenberg Traurig, LLP, Holly Skolnick Fellowship