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- Fellowship Opportunity: The Jerome N. Frank Legal Services Organization of Yale Law School
- Fellowship Opportunity: The Louisiana Capital Assistance Center
- Peggy Browning Fellowship Applications Now Being Accepted
- Student Job Opportunity: Student Worker for Judicial Administrator’s Office
- Career Opportunities: Transgender Law Center, Attorney Positions
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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.
BERTHA FELLOWSHIP 2016 Application Package The Bertha Fellowship is a two year fellowship for emerging lawyers (0-2 years out of law school) who are interested in gaining both practical experience working on CCR cases and a theoretical understanding of … Continue reading
Staff Attorney The Pro Bono Project – New Orleans, LA Management of Pro Bono Medical Legal Partnership Project in partnership with other community agencies. Attorney will have primary responsibility for coordination of legal services at onsite clinics, and assessment, support, … Continue reading
The deadline to apply for LRAP is this Friday, September 18. If you have any questions, contact Christina Luwisch at 504-861-5762. Apply here!!!
Background: The Louisiana Civil Justice Center (LCJC) was established in 2006 to provide disaster legal assistance and connect displaced residents with critical legal services. Over the years, LCJC’s mission has expanded to provide legal services to low-income, disaster-affected and other … Continue reading
Advocacy Center is currently hiring for two staff attorney positions.