2016 Summer Public Service Fellowships

For Summer 2016, William & Mary Law School awarded $321,350 to 105 students for public service fellowships.  Students will assist 97 organizations in 19 states, the District of Columbia, Cambodia, Czech Republic, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Lithuania, Netherlands, South Africa, Switzerland, and Uganda.

Capital Punishment

Kentucky Department of Public Advocacy, Capital Trials Office (LaGrange, KY)
North Carolina Department of Justice, Capital Litigation/Federal Habeas Section (Raleigh, NC)

Child Advocacy and Protection

JustChildren, Legal Aid Justice Center (Richmond, VA)
Suffolk County District Attorney, Child Protection Division (Boston, MA)

Civil Legal Aid

East Bay Community Law Center, Health and Welfare Program (Berkeley, CA)
Legal Services of Northern Virginia (Fairfax, VA)

Civil Liberties

American Civil Liberties Union of Colorado Foundation (Denver, CO)
American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada Foundation (Las Vegas, NV)
American Civil Liberties Union of West Virginia Foundation (Charleston, WV)

Disability Rights

United States Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Disability Rights Section (Washington, DC)

Education

New York City Department of Education, Office of Legal Services (New York, NY)

Environmental

Defenders of Wildlife (Washington, DC)
United States Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance (Washington, DC)

Federal Government: Civil

Administrative Conference of the United States (Washington, DC)
United States Attorney, Eastern District of Virginia, Civil Division (Norfolk, VA)
United States Department of Justice, Civil Division, Aviation and Admiralty Section (Washington, DC)
United States Department of Justice, Office of Legal Policy (Washington, DC)
United States Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Office of Chief Counsel (Hampton, VA)

Financial and Business Regulation

New York Attorney General, Investor Protection Bureau (Albany, NY)
United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Division of Enforcement (Washington, DC)
United States Securities and Exchange Commission, Division of Enforcement (Washington, DC)
United States Securities and Exchange Commission, Division of Enforcement (Boston, MA)
Virginia Attorney General, Civil Litigation Division, Debt Collection Section (Richmond, VA)

Health Care

National Abortion Federation (Washington, DC)
United States Department of Health and Human Services, Office of General Counsel (Washington, DC)

Immigration

Ayuda (Falls Church, VA)
CAIR (Capital Area Immigrants’ Rights) Coalition, Detained Children’s Program (Washington, DC)
United States Department of Justice, Executive Office for Immigration Review (Newark, NJ)

Indigent Criminal Defense:  Federal

Federal Public Defender, Eastern District of Michigan (Detroit, MI)
Federal Public Defender, Eastern District of Virginia (Alexandria, VA)
Federal Public Defender, Eastern District of Virginia (Norfolk, VA) (2)
Federal Public Defender, Eastern District of Virginia (Richmond, VA) (2)
Federal Public Defender, Western District of Washington (Tacoma, WA)

Indigent Criminal Defense:  State and Local

Arlington and Falls Church Public Defender (Arlington, VA)
Fredericksburg Public Defender (Fredericksburg, VA)
Hampton Public Defender (Hampton, VA)
Newport News Public Defender (Newport News, VA)
Norfolk Public Defender (Norfolk, VA) (4)
Prisoners’ Legal Services of New York (Ithaca, NY)

Judiciary

Alexandria Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court (Alexandria, VA)
Court of Appeals of Texas (Houston, TX)
The Honorable Roderick Young, United States District Court, Eastern District of Virginia (Richmond, VA)

Labor and Employment

Federal Aviation Administration, Office of Chief Counsel, Employment and Labor Division (Washington, DC)
United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Office of Legal Counsel (Washington, DC)

Legislative

Massachusetts State Legislature Joint Committee on the Judiciary (Boston, MA)
United States Senate Judiciary Committee, Subcommittee on Oversight and Agency Action, Federal Rights and Federal Courts (Washington, DC)

Military Justice

United States Army, Judge Advocate General Corps (Washington, DC)

National Security

United States Department of Homeland Security, Office of General Counsel, Administrative Law Division (Washington, DC)
United States Department of Justice, National Security Division, Counterterrorism Section (Washington, DC)

Post Conflict Peacebuilding/Rule of Law

(funded by William & Mary Law School’s Program in Comparative Legal Studies and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding)

American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative (Washington, DC)
Central and Eastern European Law Institute (Prague, Czech Republic)
Democracy for Development (Pristina, Kosovo)
East West Management Institute (Phnom Penh, Cambodia)
East West Management Institute (Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan)
Georgia Asylum and Immigration Network (Atlanta, Georgia)
International Bridges to Justice (Phnom Penh, Cambodia)
International Bridges to Justice (Geneva, Switzerland)
International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (The Hague, Netherlands)
Khulumani Support Group (Johannesburg, South Africa)
National Center for State Courts, International Programs Division (Arlington, VA)
People Against Suffering, Oppression and Poverty (Cape Town, South Africa)
Supporting Access to Justice, Fostering Equity and Peace (SAFE) Program (Kampala, Uganda) (2)
United States Institute of Peace (Washington, DC)
Vilnius Center for Advanced Studies (Vilnius, Lithuania)


Prosecution: Federal

United States Attorney, District of Columbia (Washington, DC)
United States Attorney, Southern District of New York (White Plains, NY)
United States Attorney, Western District of New York (Buffalo, NY)
United States Attorney, Northern District of Ohio (Cleveland, OH) (2)
United States Attorney, Eastern District of Tennessee (Greeneville, TN)
United States Attorney, Eastern District of Virginia (Newport News, VA)
United States Attorney, Eastern District of Virginia (Richmond, VA)
United States Department of Justice, Criminal Division, Office of International Affairs (Washington, DC)

Prosecution: State and Local

Allegheny County District Attorney (Pittsburgh, PA)
Colonial Heights Commonwealth's Attorney (Colonial Heights, VA) (2)
Fredericksburg Commonwealth’s Attorney (Fredericksburg, VA)
Gloucester Commonwealth’s Attorney (Gloucester, VA)
Hampton Commonwealth’s Attorney (Hampton, VA) (2)
Los Angeles City Attorney (Los Angeles, CA)
Maryland Attorney General, Criminal Division, Insurance Fraud Unit (Baltimore, MD)
Miami-Dade State Attorney (Miami, FL)
Newport News Commonwealth’s Attorney (Newport News, VA)
Norfolk Commonwealth’s Attorney (Norfolk, VA)
Spotsylvania Commonwealth’s Attorney (Spotsylvania, VA)
Wake County District Attorney (Raleigh, NC)
Westmoreland District Attorney (Greensburg, PA)
Williamsburg/James City County Commonwealth’s Attorney (Williamsburg, VA)
York County District Attorney (York, PA)

State and Local Government: Civil

Chesapeake City Attorney (Chesapeake, VA)
Chesterfield County Attorney (Chesterfield, VA)
Colorado Attorney General (Denver, CO)
District of Columbia Office of Human Rights (Washington, DC)
Henrico County Attorney (Henrico, VA)
San Francisco City Attorney (San Francisco, CA)
Virginia Beach City Attorney (Virginia Beach, VA)

Telecommunications

Federal Communications Commission, Media Bureau, Policy Division (Washington, DC)
Federal Communications Commission, Telecommunications Access and Policy Division (Washington, DC)
Federal Communications Commission, Wireline Bureau (Washington, DC)