Fellowship Opportunities

The Legal Aid Society Fellows help New Yorkers by developing innovative projects that result in long-term change.

Application & Hiring Timelines

Current Application Cycle

We are now accepting applications for a Fall 2022 Fellowship. You can email recruitment@legal-aid.org for further inquiries. Please apply directly to the posting below. *Please note that the Juvenile Rights Practice is no longer accepting fellowship proposals.

Please consult the fellowship program websites, such as Equal Justice Works, for information on eligibility for funding.

Current Fellowship Opportunities

Fellowship Proposal Invitation – Fall 2022

Past Fellows

Loretta Johnson, Equal Justice Works Fellow (2016)

Loretta represented children in child welfare proceedings where reunification is the goal and build a practice model focusing on collaboration with parents’ attorneys to speed up the reunification process.

Read more about her work.

Melissa Ader, Equal Justice Works Fellow (2015)

Melissa provided direct representation and community education to low-income New Yorkers with criminal records to combat employment barriers and facilitate successful reentry.

Read more about her work.

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