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2021 Lowenstein Sandler Pro Bono Fellow - Roseland, NJ

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Roseland, NJ
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Published 21 days ago

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The 2021 Pro Bono Fellow will be a member of the team of the Lowenstein Center for the Public Interest for one year before cycling into the litigation department, where a two-year commitment is preferable. The Pro Bono Fellow will be responsible for a docket of pro bono litigation matters under the supervision of Center leadership. For one year, beginning in 2021, the Pro Bono Fellow will maintain an active litigation practice in pro bono matters including, but not limited to, impact litigation, immigration, housing, and criminal and juvenile justice.

Essential Job Requirements:

  • The Fellow will represent individuals of limited means and organizations that advance civil rights and secure access to justice for marginalized populations.
  • The Fellow will also be responsible for conducting legal research and drafting memoranda and briefs in pro bono litigation matters.
  • Following the fellowship with the Lowenstein Center for the Public Interest, the Fellow will join Lowenstein Sandler’s litigation department as an associate.

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

The successful candidate will have been a stellar law student and will be, or soon to become, a member of the bars of New York and New Jersey.

  • Candidates with one or more years in practice or in a judicial clerkship are preferred.
  • Applicants must have a demonstrated commitment to and some experience with public interest practice.
  • Candidates must have superior analytic and writing skills; mature professional judgment; and the ability to work well with and earn the respect of a wide range of colleagues.
  • Candidates will also need to show initiative and creativity in their work and manage and complete multiple assignments in a timely manner.

Office Location: Roseland, NJ (plan to spend time in the firm’s New York office)

Schedule: Beginning in the Fall of 2021, Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Amount of Travel Required: Occasional travel to other firm offices and pro bono related conferences required.

Interested candidates can apply through this link:  http://recruiting.lowenstein.com/viRecruitSelfApply/ReDefault.aspx?FilterREID=2&FilterJobCategoryID=7&FilterJobID=283 or by e-mailing a resume and cover letter to mpatel@lowenstein.com

** This position is not open to search firm submittals.**

Lowenstein Sandler LLP is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.


[If you are a California resident, please click the link for our CCPA Notice: https://www.lowenstein.com/ccpa-notice]


The 2021 Pro Bono Fellow will be a member of the team of the Lowenstein Center for the Public Interest for one year before cycling…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Application Deadline
    May 13, 2021
  • Education
    J.D. Required
  • Professional Level
    Entry level

Benefits

The Lowenstein Sandler Pro Bono Fellow position will span one year, beginning September 2021, and transition to a 2022 Fall Associate position with the firm's Litigation Practice.

The Lowenstein Sandler Pro Bono Fellow position will span one year, beginning September 2021, and transition to a 2022 Fall Associate position with the firm's Litigation Practice.

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Roseland, NJ
Associated Location
One Lowenstein Dr, Roseland, NJ 07068, USA

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