The law firm of Hunton & Williams seeks qualified individuals for a 2 year pro bono fellowship position to be filled in the fall of 2014. Applicants should be motivated toward a career in public interest law and expect to be licensed by the Virginia State Bar at the time of employment. The position will involve representing clients for the firm's Church Hill neighborhood pro bono office in Richmond and representation of clients at the Central Virginia Legal Aid Society (CVLAS) in Richmond, Virginia.
While the substantial portion of legal work will be performed for CVLAS, it is expected that this lawyer will be fully integrated into Hunton & Williams, with all the normal opportunities available for legal training, associate development, and social participation.
Term of Employment: Two year program (October 2014 to October 2016)
Location: Offices of Hunton & Williams, Richmond, Virginia and the CVLAS office
Allocation of Time: Approximately 25-30% devoted to Church Hill clients and 70-75% devoted to CVLAS clients
Compensation: Salary compares favorably with the entry level for legal aid staff attorneys; standard Hunton & Williams associate benefits
Students graduating in the spring or summer of 2014 as well as recent graduates are encouraged to apply. A resume, transcript and cover letter explaining your interest will need to be uploaded to the site when you apply online. Applications should be submitted no later than December 30, 2013.
Interviews will be scheduled for February 2014 in Richmond.
Click on the above link for application instructions