*We are no longer accepting applications for 2013 fellowships.*
Clifton W. Everett, Sr. Community Lawyer Fellowships
Everett Fellowships have been offered annually since 1992 as entry level, one-year staff attorney
positions in selected offices. Everett Fellows handle
a general caseload and serve clients who live in rural areas. Typically, an
Everett Fellowship begins in September, after the graduating law student
has sat for the NC Bar exam and received his or her results. The Everett
Fellowship provides an excellent opportunity for new lawyers to
gain litigation experience and provide valuable service to low-income,
The Judge Samuel J. Ervin, III Fellowship
Ervin Fellowships are one-year staff attorney positions in our
Morganton Office, which
serves low-income persons in Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, Catawba
and McDowell Counties in northwest North Carolina. Ervin Fellows
handle a general caseload in traditional areas
of poverty law practice, including housing, employment, consumer, public
benefit and elder law issues.
Applications for Fellowships
Applicants for LANC Fellowships are expected to have a
demonstrated commitment to community service and an ability to relate
well to low-income people. Applicants will be considered based
on their legal abilities and their demonstrated commitment to social
justice. Fellows must be ready to accept the challenging and
rewarding responsibilities of a full-fledged attorney. Previous experience
with LANC as a
Martin Luther King,
Jr. Summer Intern or an IOLTA-funded summer intern is a plus.
A limited number of applicants will be selected for in-person
interviews, which typically take place in the office for which the
position is available. Preliminary interviews may take
place at remote locations or by telephone.
Applicants are encouraged to apply by October 16;
however, the positions are open until filled.
Applicants should send a cover letter expressing interest
and preferences, a résumé, a writing
sample of no more than 10 pages, and names and contact information
for three references to:
Legal Aid of North Carolina
P.O. Box 26087
Raleigh, NC 27611
We are unable to acknowledge receipt of applications
for any of our fellowships and will not consider applications
without all requested materials. We will contact only those
applicants selected for interviews. Please no phone calls.
Aid of North Carolina is an equal opportunity employer.*
Minorities, women, the elderly and the disabled are encouraged to apply.
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Legal Aid of North Carolina is a statewide, nonprofit law firm that
provides free legal services in civil matters to low-income people in
order to ensure equal access to justice and to remove legal barriers
to economic opportunity.