Law Students

The LGBT Bar Association of DC’s Law Student Outreach Committee works with local law school LGBT organizations to develop educational programs and networking opportunities.

2016 Equality Fellowships:

The LGBT Bar Association of the District of Columbia is proud to announce its 2016 Equality Fellowships, which will support law students working at DC-area LGBT legal non-profit organizations this summer. The Equality Fellowships hope to encourage law students taking their first steps toward careers tackling our nation’s most complex LGBT legal issues.

The Equality Fellowships will pay up to $1,000 to law students selected to be LGBT Bar Association of the District of Columbia Equality Fellows.  If you have a unpaid or partially paid internship this summer, please download our application here.  Please submit all materials and inquiries to email hidden; JavaScript is required by May 31.

Mentor-Mentee Program:

We are pleased to be relaunching our mentorship program this year, and are  currently accepting applications for mentors and mentees,  Please see our Mentor-Mentee Program page for more details.  We’re looking forward to your future participation!


Job Talk:

The LGBT Bar Association of DC sponsors an annual Job Talk targeted at law students, junior lawyers, and experienced legal professionals considering career changes. Topics include interviewing as an LGBT student and working in DC as an LGBT attorney. Job Talk panels feature a range of professionals and a variety of attorneys, including large firm partners, solo and small firm practitioners, policy lawyers from NGOs and nonprofits and lawyers working in the government, such as Department of Justice attorneys and military Judge Advocate Generals.

Contact the LGBT Bar of DC:

For additional information about the LGBT Bar Association of DC’s Law Student Outreach Committee, or the Mentor-Mentee Program, please e-mail us at email hidden; JavaScript is required.