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Bacon Immigration Law & Policy Fellowship


Arizona School of LAw

Immigration Law & Policy Fellow


The James E. Rogers College of Law at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, is hiring a fellow for its Bacon Immigration Law and Policy Program to begin in the summer of 2016. The position is open to recent law graduates with at least two years of practice experience. The position is for one year, with a potential one-year extension.

The Fellow has primary responsibility for the Workers’ Rights Clinic, a law clinic that advocates for the rights of low-wage immigrant workers through direct service, public policy research, and community education and outreach. Responsibilities of the Fellow will include:
• Supervision of law students conducting intakes and providing follow up advocacy to low-wage immigrant workers in labor/employment matters;
• Litigation and representation in administrative proceedings on selected cases (wage and hour and discrimination);
• Continued development of relationships with community partners, including regular outreach presentations throughout the city and the region;
• Assistance in teaching and administering the clinic seminar.

Fluency in Spanish is required. Please do not apply if you do not speak Spanish.

Job Id: 36941
Deadline: January 31, 2016
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Clara Barton International Humanitarian Law Legal Fellow


American Red Cross

Humanitarian Law Legal Fellow

3L, 4LE, Alumni

The American Red Cross International Services Department (ISD) seeks to prevent and alleviate human suffering around the world by responding to disasters, building safer, more resilient communities, and teaching the rules of war.

We are looking for a Clara Barton Legal Fellow to work with the international humanitarian law (IHL) team to support our legal education program on IHL. The fellow will work as part of a small team where he/she will gain hands on experience conducting legal research and writing, providing thorough legal analysis on relevant IHL issues, and working to support and strengthen the team’s IHL education programs.

A background in international law or policy, and an interest in social media and educational development are essential. Our fellows work as integral members of our team and carry out professional level work in a supervised atmosphere.

Job Id: 36825
Deadline: March 1, 2016
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Government Jobs In International Law

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Government Jobs in International Law

Presented by: Women’s Bar Association – International Law Forum & Government Attorneys Forum


Kathleen Hutchinson, Assistant Director for Regulatory Policy, Office of International Affairs, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Imani Ellis-Cheek Sy, Senior Attorney Advisor, Regional Specialist for Africa, International Bureau, Federal Communication Commission
Faye Ehrenstamm, Director, Office of Overseas Prosecutorial Development, Assistance, and Training (OPDAT), Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice
Thomas Reilly, Assistant General Counsel, International and National Security Programs, U.S. Department of Energy
Meredith Johnston, Attorney Adviser, Office of the Legal Adviser for Human Rights and Refugees, U.S. Department of State


Marilyn Tucker, Director of Alumni Career Services & International Internships, Georgetown Law Career Services

During this program, you will learn about diverse international practice areas from the perspective of panelists at a variety of federal agencies. If you’re interested in learning about government opportunities that exist for international practice, you won’t want to miss this program! We are pleased to be joined by the following co-sponsors: American Society of International Law; Washington Foreign Law Society; International Lawyers Network; Women in International Trade; Washington International Trade Association; and DC Bar International Law Section. The ABA Section of International Law is also a cooperating entity. Thank you to Clifford Chance LLP for hosting the event; appetizers will be served.

Date:           Thursday, December 3, 2015

Time:          6:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Place:          Clifford Chance LLP


2001 K Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006
Metro Stop: Farragut North (Red)

Advance Registration:

Members               $15

Non-members       $25

Student Members $10

After 11/30/2015:

Members               $20

Non-members       $30

Student Members $15

For more information, view the WBA Government Jobs in International Law Flyer

Judicial Spotlight



Judicial Clerkship


Judge Ramsey Johnson, Deputy Presiding Judge of the Civil Division of the District of Columbia Superior Court, is seeking a law clerk to begin work in early September 2015.

The position initially would be temporary. Depending on the passage of a budget for fiscal year 2016, this position could become a full, one-year clerkship. The law clerk’s responsibilities will include researching legal issues, drafting orders, preparing the Judge for hearings, and maintaining the Judge’s calendar.

Job Id: 35147
Deadline: August 26, 2015
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Government Spotlight




The Office of the General Counsel is seeking an entry level attorney to join the Office of the Assistant General Counsel for Legislation and Regulation (OGC/L&R) in its Regulatory Division.

The Regulatory Division is primarily responsible for the review and clearance of all regulations and significant guidance documents issued by the Department, but attorneys are involved in the full portfolio of issues the Department of Commerce oversees, including fisheries and marine management (under the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, Endangered Species Act, and Marine Mammal Protection Act), export controls, patents and trademarks, international trade, standards and technology, and information policy. Attorneys serve as the Departments administrative legal experts, and routinely advise senior officials in the Department in that capacity. In addition, attorneys advocate on the Departments behalf with OMB and other Cabinet-level Agencies.

Job Id: 34122
Deadline: June 19, 2015
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Judicial Spotlight



Spring 2015
Legal Fellow Opportunity

1L, 1LE2L2LE3L, 3LE, 4LE,  LLM Alum,

SCOTUSource Independent Clinical Program with The Constitutional Sources Project. The Constitutional Sources Project (ConSource) invites applications from law students for an unpaid legal internship for Spring 2015.

In 2010, ConSource launched SCOTUSource through the Office of Clinical and Pro Bono Programs at Harvard Law School. SCOTUSource is an experiential learning opportunity for law students, designed to meet a desire for experienced researchers in the legal community. Through the SCOTUSource project, ConSource aims to guide law students through the process of historical constitutional research. SCOTUSource participants produce research reports related to pending U.S. Supreme Court cases, which are then shared with appellate advocates, the U.S. Supreme Court library, scholars, journalists, legal organizations – like the Constitutional Accountability Center and Cato Institute – and will be publically available on the ConSource blog.

Job Id: 30488
Deadline: April 1, 2015
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Spring-Summer 2015 Judicial Internship

2L2LE3L, 3LE, 4LE, JD Alum LLM Alum,

Judge Beryl A. Howell of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia is currently accepting applications for internships in her Chambers for the Spring and Summer of 2015. All applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until all available slots are filled.

Interns in Judge Howell’s Chambers get a wide variety of legal research and writing experience and have the opportunity to observe court proceedings.

Job Id: 31378
Deadline: March 31, 2015
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