Wednesday, October 29, 2014

          Recruiting 2Ls: Lawyers for America

          The public service program provides extraordinary working opportunities in a variety of fields.
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          Lawyers for America has doubled in size this year, adding five new placement sites for a total of 12 fellowships offered to the Class of 2016. 

          The program offers two-year fellowships comprising a training year that is the students' final year of law school and a service year that is their first as new attorneys. LfA fellows will work in a variety of practice areas, including criminal, environmental, transactional, and consumer/civil rights. 

          Director Mai Linh Spencer said of this year's recruitment effort: "We look forward to partnering with our new and continuing sites to provide UC Hastings students with essential professional training and paid employment, while increasing access to justice." 

          Sites for 2015-17:
           
          Center for Biological Diversity
          Consumers Union
          Port of Oakland
          Legal Services for Prisoners with Children
          Disability Rights California
          Contra Costa District Attorney (4 fellows)
          Contra Costa Public Defender
          Solano County Public Defender
          Contra Costa Superior Court (tentative)
           
          For more information, go to http://tinyurl.com/lpelazn or contact Professor Mai Linh Spencer, 415.565.4743, spencerm@uchastings.edu
           

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