Ohio – 2019 Justice for All Fellowship – Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation

AkronLawJobs No. 9491 Overview: The Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation (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 Foundation by
5:00 pm EDT
November 2018                           Interviews for selected candidates
Friday, December 14, 2018     Fellowships announced
September 2019 2019               Fellowships begin

Qualifications: 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.

How to Apply:
• To apply, please submit the following electronically IN A SINGLE PDF FILE, in the order indicated below. Make the subject line of your email “[Your Name] — Fellowship Application” and name the attachment “[Your Last Name], [Your First Name] — Justice for All Fellowship Application.” Send to grants@olaf.org
• A signed Fellowship Application including responses to the Application Questions (you may get one in the Career Services Office – Room 245)
• Resume
• Official law school transcript documenting no less than four semesters of attendance at an ABA-accredited law school that has been redacted to exclude your social security number, date of birth and student ID number. DO NOT SUBMIT A TRANSCRIPT THAT INCLUDES YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY

Deadline: October 1, 2018 at 5:00 pm EDT