2015-2016 Office of Legal Affairs Graduate Fellow – Legal Services Corporation – Washington, DC

Graduate Fellows perform a broad variety of work including legal research and writing on a myriad of topics such as interpretation of federal statutes and regulations regarding appropriations, federal grants and oversight of federally-funded legal services, non-profit corporation legal issues, and Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) issues; assistance with LSC’s rulemaking; drafting and review of contracts; drafting of internal policies; and assistance in litigation matters.


A law degree from an accredited law school within the last two years or by June 2015 with a strong academic record. Ideal candidates will have:

Excellent legal research and writing skills;
A strong commitment to LSC’s mission;
An interest in public interest, government affairs, regulatory or administrative law;
An ability to take initiative, problem-solve, multi-task, and work independently;
An ability to work well with people and as a part of a team;
Demonstrated ability to juggle and prioritize concurrent tasks, manage a high-volume workload, pay close attention to detail, adapt quickly to changing organizational priorities, and meet moving deadlines.

Applicants who are able to obtain funding from a third-party source are preferred.

LSC is accepting applications from recent or Spring 2015 law graduates to fill two positions as Graduate Fellows for a 12-month period beginning July – September 2015. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis and the posting will remain open until filled. Electronic applications are strongly preferred. Submit a résumé, cover letter explaining why you are a good fit for the position to: jobs@lsc.gov. Include 2015 – 2016 Graduate Fellow in email subject line.

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