The Francis D. Murnaghan, Jr. Appellate Advocacy Fellowship allows a recent law graduate who has completed a judicial clerkship to spend a year engaging in appellate advocacy in the areas of civil rights and poverty law. The Fellow works at the Public Justice Center in our Appellate Advocacy Project. Applications for the 2021-2022 Fellowship were due by October 17, 2020. Please visit the Murnaghan Fellowship website for further information and application instructions.
The PJC will consider being a host for a Skadden or Equal Justice Works Fellowship that would begin in the fall of 2022. Please send a letter briefly describing your interests and proposed project ideas to Legal Director Debra Gardner by June 30, 2021 to receive full consideration. PJC will select a candidate by July 20, 2021 and then work with the candidate to complete the application by September 21201.
For other fellowships, e.g. law-school-sponsored post-graduate fellowships, please send a letter briefly describing your interests and proposed project ideas to Legal Director Debra Gardner in sufficient time to be considered according to the fellowship timeline.
The PJC typically offers law clerk/legal internship opportunities to law students during the summer. Positions for summer 2021 have been filled.
The PJC welcomes interns throughout the year whose interests, abilities, and availability match with a current need of the staff. To be considered, please send a resume and letter explaining your interest, abilities, and availability to Matt Hill and Maria Roumiantseva.