The Legal Aid Society Fellows help New Yorkers by developing innovative projects that result in long-term change.
Application & Hiring Timelines
Current Application Cycle
The deadline for our Fellowship posting was June 19, 2019. We will consider submissions after this date on a case-by-case basis. You can email firstname.lastname@example.org for further inquiries.
Please consult the fellowship program websites, such as Equal Justice Works, for information on eligibility for funding.
Interview Period and Decisions
Interviews will be conducted in mid-June 2019 through early July. Applicants will be notified of decisions in mid-July to early August. Applicants may be required to attend an in-person interview with the Fellowship Committee and a final interview with a Practice Head.
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.
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.
Resources for Fellows
Need guidance before you apply? Our recruitment team has selected popular resources that will help guide your application process.