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Continuing Legal Education

We routinely sponsor free or low-cost continuing legal eduperagraph sessions for attorneys who want to learn more about poverty law or become a pro bono volunteer.

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Fellowship programs offer prestigious placements for newly minted lawyers, while providing invaluable services for North Carolinians in need. All fellowships are contingent upon the availability of funding. Annual salary is $50,500 for all fellowships starting in 2019.

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Martin Luther King Jr. Internship Program

Legal Aid of North Carolina’s Martin Luther King Jr. Internship Program provides a paid, 10-week opportunity for talented law students to spend their summer experiencing the real world of legal aid advocacy. MLKs work under the supervision of seasoned Legal Aid attorneys in our offices and projects across the state, bringing legal theory to life by doing substantive work on real cases for real clients. MLKs also have priority when applying for attorney positions at Legal Aid after graduation. If you are passionate about equal justice for all and want a meaningful, skill-building summer internship, then commit to becoming an MLK today.

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