OLAF Justice for All Fellowship Application 2019

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.

Monday, October 1, 2018
Application is due to the Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation by 5 p.m. EDT

November 2018
Interviews for selected candidates

Friday, December 14, 2018
Fellowships announced

September 2019
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.