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.

2014 Equality Fellowships:

The LGBT Bar Association of the District of Columbia is proud to announce its 2014 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.

For more information about the Fellowships and an application form, please follow the link below. Please submit all materials by May 30, 2014 to email hidden; JavaScript is required.

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Mentor-Mentee Program:

Mentor-Mentee Program applications are accepted year-round.

The LGBT Bar Association of DC’s Mentor-Mentee Program provides a chance for law students, recent law graduates, and new lawyers to establish professional relationships with experienced attorneys. It is a resource for educational and career advice and a chance to discuss the challenges and rewards of practicing law in the nation’s capital. If you are a law student, law graduate or junior lawyer and wish to be paired with a mentor, complete and email our form to email hidden; JavaScript is required.

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For practitioners, the Program affords an opportunity to give back to the community by sharing their professional experience with law students and graduates and mentoring the next generation of attorneys. If you would like to serve as a Mentor, complete and email our form to email hidden; JavaScript is required.

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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, please e-mail us at email hidden; JavaScript is required. For additional information about the Mentor-Mentee Program, please e-mail us at email hidden; JavaScript is required.