Law

Jerome N. Frank Legal Services (LSO) at Yale Law School

The Jerome N. Frank Legal Services Organization (LSO) provides legal representation to individuals and organizations in need of legal services but unable to afford private attorneys. The Fellow, supervised by Law School faculty members and participating attorneys, would provide legal representation to clients by writing briefs, interviewing clients, preparing witnesses, trying cases, negotiating settlements, drafting documents, participating in commercial transactions, drafting legislation and regulatory proposals, and arguing appeals in state and federal courts, including the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and the Connecticut Supreme Court. Eligible students must be currently-enrolled Yale Law School students not in their final year of study, and must have completed one semester of law school. Candidates must first apply, and be accepted to particpate in the 2022 LSO Summer Fellowship Program.

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Agency website: law.yale.edu/lso


Ludwig Center for Community & Economic Development (CED) at Yale Law School

The Ludwig Center for Community & Economic Development (CED) is an interdisciplinary, transactional legal clinic that emphasizes collaboration with community organizations to promote economic growth and empowerment in underserved neighborhoods. CED focuses on neighborhood revitalization, social entrepreneurship, sustainable development, and financial access. The Fellow, under the supervision of Law School faculty members, would perform transactional legal work for community organizations focused on neighborhood revitalization, social entrepreneurship, sustainable development, and financial access.  Eligible students must be currently-enrolled Yale Law School students not in their final year of study, and must have completed one semester of law school. Candidates must first apply, and be accepted to particpate in the 2022 LSO Summer Fellowship Program.

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Agency website: law.yale.edu/ludwig