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Veterans Legal Corps to be Largest Deployment of Lawyers Serving Veterans
Equal Justice Works will place 36 Lawyers and 200 Law Students across the United States, supported by AmeriCorps  Washington, D.C. – Equal...
57 New Equal Justice Works Fellows Selected to Protect Rights of Our Nation's Most Vulnerable
Washington, D.C.– Equal Justice Works®, the nation’s premier nonprofit placing law students and new attorneys in public interest law opportunities,...
New York LGBTQ Communities Receive Unprecedented Legal Support
Through Grant from The Paul Rapoport Foundation, Equal Justice Works Fellows to Provide Assistance for Communities’ Most Pressing Legal Needs (...
David Stern Selected by National Law Journal as One of “The 100 Most Influential Lawyers in America”
In its March 25, 2013 issue, The National Law Journal (NLJ) selected David Stern, Executive Director of Equal Justice Works, as one of 100 lawyers in...
Four Equal Justice Works Fellows to Help Illinois Residents Struggling With Foreclosure
(February 14, 2012)  Washington, D.C. In a foreclosure settlement with five of the nation’s largest banks in March 2012, the state of...
Lessons Learned: Disaster Relief Lawyers Relocate to Assist with Sandy Relief
NYC AmeriCorps Legal Fellow Seeks Help from Fellow AmeriCorps Lawyers across the Country (November 28, 2012) Washington, D.C. – When Hurricane...
New E-Book Offers Lifeline for Students Drowning in Debt
(November 27, 2012) Washington, D.C. – For graduates with student loans, November is a dreary month as grace periods end and student loan payments...
Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps Legal Fellows To Provide Legal Assistance to Veterans Struggling to Obtain Benefits
40 attorneys to focus on veterans’ issues, medical-legal partnerships and foreclosure challenges (November 8, 2012) Washington, D.C. – Equal...
Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor to Share Her Public Service Experiences at Equal Justice Works Annual Conference and Career Fair
What:  Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor will share the public service experiences that led to her appointment to the Supreme Court of the...
Specifics of New York State Bar Pro Bono Requirement Announced
 New York Chief Justice Jonathan Lippman today announced more details of the new 50-hour pro bono requirement for acceptance into the New York...

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