The Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation is seeking applications for the 2019 Justice for All Fellowship. The Foundation will award two-year Justice for All Fellowships to outstanding recent law school graduates with a passion for public service. The Foundation supports fellowship projects which address unmet civil legal needs facing low-income individuals and families in Ohio. Each fellow must work together with an Ohio host organization to develop a proposed project.
Fellows will receive a competitive salary, benefits, and up to $6,000 in annual educational loan repayment assistance.
FELLOWSHIP APPLICATION TIMELINE
Monday, October 1, 2018
Application is due to the Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation by 5 p.m. EDT
Interviews for selected candidates
Friday, December 14, 2018
2019 fellowships begin
Those submitting an application for the 2019 Justice for All Fellowships must meet the following requirements:
• You must be a third-year law student or a recent law school graduate who demonstrates a commitment to public interest law.
• You must be eligible and agree to take the Ohio bar examination in the summer of 2019; OR, be admitted to practice law in Ohio; OR, be licensed in another state and eligible for temporary admission before taking the Ohio bar examination.
• You must identify an Ohio organization to serve as your host organization and full-time employer during the fellowship term. Together with your host organization, you will propose a project that will allow you to use your legal skills to address civil legal needs faced by low-income individuals and families throughout Ohio.
Applications are available in the Career Services Office and electronic applications are available via email through Dean O’Brien and Assistant Director Bencze.