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2000 Alumna Dana Douglas Wins Federal Bar Association’s Camille Gravel Pro Bono Award 2000 Alumna Dana Douglas will receive the 2016 Camille Gravel Pro Bono Award from the Federal Bar Association. The award is named in honor of the late Camille Gravel, … Continue reading
The Advocacy Center is seeking applicants for the Elder Justice Americorps Legal Fellow. Please see below. Update: Application Deadline- August 21, 2016. AC EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: ELDER JUSTICE AMERICORPS LEGAL FELLOW Employment Opportunity at the Advocacy Center of Louisiana: Position Title: Advocacy Center Elder Justice AmeriCorps Legal Fellow Location: New … Continue reading
American University, Washington College of Law is looking to fill five (5) positions in its Practitioner-in-Residence Program. The advertisement, with pertinent information, follows: American University, Washington College of Law is seeking applications for Practitioners-in-Residence for academic year 2016-17 in five … Continue reading
The 2016 Application Loan Cycle will open on Monday, February 29, 2016. The deadline for application submissions is Monday, March 28, 2016 at 5:00 PM Eastern Time. Learn More>>>
Acadiana Legal Service Corporation, a non-profit public service law firm, is accepting resumés for a part-time staff attorney position available in the Lafayette office, in the Litigation Unit, to handle general civil litigation cases. Salary: DOE Applicants must be admitted … Continue reading
Southeast Louisiana Legal Services (SLLS) is a non-profit law firm serving the 22 parishes east of the Atchafalaya basin. We have offices in Baton Rouge, Covington, Hammond, Harvey, Houma and New Orleans. We provide free civil legal aid to low-income … Continue reading
The Orleans Public Defenders Office (OPD) is seeking entry- level Staff Attorneys for fall 2016. Job Summary: The primary role of the Staff Attorney is to zealously represent the client in criminal proceedings, including arraignment, pretrial hearings, trial preparation, plea negotiations, … Continue reading
The Election Protection program will be active in Louisiana on Oct. 24, and is seeking legal volunteers (attorneys, paralegals, law students) to assist by volunteering on Election Day. Duties on Election Day include possibly poll-watching as well as fielding hotline … Continue reading
The Louisiana Budget Project is currently looking for a full-time Policy Analyst to lead its Poverty to Opportunity Project.