Bernard Koteen Office of Public Interest Advising (OPIA)


Now accepting 2018-2019 Wasserstein Fellow applications and nominations. Apply or nominate an outstanding public interest lawyer by April 13, 2018.


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2018 Summer Pro Bono and Public Interest Forum

April 20, 2018

This event is a tradition for many summer programs because it highlights the value of incorporating pro bono or public-interest work into future legal careers. And it routinely sells out—so save your spot today! Early-bird pricing is available until May 1.

Learn more about the event and register!

The Entry-level Job Search E-advising Series: Fellowships

April 20, 2018

We strongly encourage you to apply for any fellowship that may help you reach the work you are excited about. Because many fellowships require you to pursue a project with a host organization, however, and because some fellowships have very early deadlines, it is important to begin preparing NOW for your fellowship search.

Meet with Jacob Lipton, Fellowship Director of the Justice Catalyst, on Monday, 4/23!

April 19, 2018

Jacob Lipton, Fellowship Director of the Justice Catalyst (and Program Director of the Systemic Justice Project at HLS) will be hosting 1-on-1 advising sessions about the Justice Catalyst Fellowship on Monday, 4/23.

Sign up for an appointment!

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