NACDL – Diversity Task Force Summer Law Fellowships



The purpose of the fellowship is to advance diversity in the criminal defense community by giving underrepresented populations an opportunity to gain experience in a criminal defense law practice. Fellows will actively intern in Washington, D.C., New York, NY, San Juan, PR, or Denver, CO, as well as be invited to participate in NACDL events and networking opportunities during the summer.  Each Fellow will receive a weekly stipend of $500.00

Interested applicants must 1) be law students in good academic standing enrolled in an ABA accredited law school at the time the application is submitted; 2) submit a personalized cover letter that addresses

a) a first & second placement preference and

b) why the applicant wants to be a NACDL Fellow;

c) submit a 1-2 page resume;

d) fully complete the entry form (download an entry form); and

e) email a completed application package to Daniel Weir at by January 17, 2012 by 4:00 p.m. EST.

To confirm receipt of submission, contact Daniel Weir. Other questions? Contact Geneva Vanderhorst at, attention: NACDL Fellowship.

NACDL – Diversity Task Force Summer Law Fellowships.

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