Law Students

Turn Your Passion for
Equal Justice Into Action During Law School

You went to law school to make a difference. We’re here to help.

Equal Justice Works creates opportunities for law students to serve the public interest law community on their campuses and nationwide. From participating in Equal Justice Works programs and gaining direct public interest law experience, to connecting with over 180 public interest law employers during our annual Conference and Career Fair, Equal Justice Works helps you launch your public interest law career.

Law Student Webinars

  • Crash Course: What is Public Interest Law?
    August 20, 2019, 3–4 p.m. EDT
  • 1L Crash Course: Roadmap to Success in Public Interest Law
    August 27, 2019, 3–4 p.m. EDT

Serve on Your Campus

There are several ways to get involved with Equal Justice Works while in law school. Join one of our student engagement initiatives and represent Equal Justice Works on your campus, connect with thousands of like-minded law students across the country, brainstorm innovative solutions, and get exclusive access to resources and job listings.

Serve in a Part-Time or Summer Position

Current law students have a variety of opportunities to serve communities in need of assistance while gaining hands-on legal experience before graduation. Law students can serve in part-time or summer positions and address a range of legal issues through our programs.

Are you a Law School Professional?

Sign up for webinars, download informational resources, and learn how best to guide your students to success in their public interest law careers.

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To me, that’s what public interest law is all about: Giving voice to the people and places that are oppressed, silenced, and forgotten and finding creative solutions that help not just them, but all of us.

Emily Guillaume /
Indiana University Maurer School of Law