Equal Justice Works Animal Law Fellowships

David Cassuto

From the email:

Equal Justice Works is extending the deadline for applicants interested in working on Animal Law issues!  There is a growing demand for strong candidates with top quality projects across the country. You now have until November 15th, 2014 to submit an application.

The Equal Justice Works Fellowships Program provides financial and other forms of support to lawyers working on innovative legal projects throughout the U.S.  The two-year fellowships offer salary (up to $41,000 annually) and generous loan repayment assistance; a national training and leadership development program; and other forms of support during the term of the fellowship.

 General Information about 2015 Equal Justice Works Fellowships

 Detailed information about the application and host organization requirements may be found in our application guide.  Applications are judged according to the impact of the proposed project, the quality of the host organization, and the individual candidate, taking into account factors such as adequacy of supervision, innovation of the project, groundwork laid, and sustainability of the project.  Interviews will be conducted nationwide throughout the fall and winter, and offers will be extended on a rolling basis.

 The Equal Justice Works Fellowship Program is highly competitive, receiving hundreds of applications each year for approximately 60 fellowship slots. To be considered, a candidate must be a qualified and dedicated lawyer or law student who has developed an innovative legal project that can impact communities in desperate need of legal assistance.  A host organization must meet salary and benefits requirements.

 If you have questions about Equal Justice Works Fellowships, please visit our website or contact cschorr@equaljusticeworks.org.

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