AkronLawJobs No 10104 Overview: The Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation (the Foundation) will award a two-year Justice Bus Fellowship (the Fellowship) to an outstanding recent law school graduate with a passion for public service.
Duties: The Fellow will be responsible for launching and coordinating the Ohio Justice Bus project as detailed in Appendix A. The Fellow will be required to connect with statewide legal aid organizations to ensure that the Ohio Justice Bus project is successfully staffed with pro bono attorneys and that it provides legal services to unserved and underserved populations in Ohio. The Fellow will receive a competitive salary, benefits, and up to $6,000 in annual educational loan repayment assistance.
Qualifications: 3L graduating in May or a recent graduate. Willing to travel all over the state in the Justice Bus (really an extended sprinter van). The van will serve as a high-tech, mobile office, transporting both people and technology to its service areas. The extended springer van will be retrofitted to provide adequate, private workspaces for clients to meet with attorneys, and include all of the required equipment to enable a pro bono attorney to access court documents or print filings or client correspondence. You should be comfortable with technology and will need to maximize the benefit of the technology on the Bus.
To Apply: Please complete the Fellowship application packet found HERE AND FOLLOW THE DIRECTIONS BELOW.
- A signed Fellowship Application including responses to the Application Questions
- Official law school transcript documenting no less than four semesters of attendance. You must redact to exclude your social security number, date of birth, and student ID number.
- Up to two professional letters of recommendation detailing your commitment to public service
The above must be submitted in a SINGLE PDF FILE, in the order indicated above . The subject line of the email and the attachment should both read “[Your Name] – Justice Bus Fellowship Application”
DEADLINE: MUST BE RECEIVED BY April 29, 2019 at 5:00 pm