Nine students who’ve devoted part of their law school career to public interest opportunities explain why they chose the path they’ve taken, along with the most satisfying—and most challenging—aspects of their efforts.
The struggle between great financial success and practicing in the public interest is real. Here are five steps to overcoming the challenges.
Each year, Equal Justice Works selects a class of passionate public interest lawyers who have designed Fellowship projects in collaboration with legal services organizations, to respond to unmet legal needs in their communities.
The Puerto Rican Bar Association of Florida is assisting law students from Puerto Rico in continuing their studies in the wake of Hurricane Maria. The PRBAF created the Student Temporary Assistance and Relocation program (STAR) to do as a relief effort for Puerto Rico that is specific to the legal profession. The organization has found
Equal Justice Works, a nonprofit dedicated to mobilizing the next generation of public interest lawyers, is currently accepting applications for the annual 2017 Public Interest Law Student Awards. Applicants must be current law students who have a demonstrated commitment to public interest law and helping underserved, marginalized, or vulnerable client