William and Mary Law School

2014 Summer Public Service Fellowships

William & Mary Law School awarded $335,275―the most ever awarded by the Law School―to 109 students for public service fellowships during Summer 2014. Students will assist 98 organizations in 16 states, the District of Columbia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Cote d’Ivoire, Indonesia, Iraq, Italy, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Lithuania, Morocco, The Netherlands, South Africa, and Spain.  Click here for a printable pdf.


Arts

  • Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts (New York, NY)
Aviation and Maritime Commerce
  • U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Division, Torts Branch, Aviation and Admiralty Section (Washington, DC)
Child Advocacy and Protection
  • Legal Aid Justice Center, Just Children Program (Richmond, VA)
  • Legal Aid Society, Juvenile Rights Practice (New York, NY)
  • Partnership for Children's Rights (New York, NY)
Civil Legal Aid
  • Bet Tzedek Summer for Justice Program (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Community Legal Services (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Legal Aid of North Carolina (Greenville, NC)
  • Legal Aid Society of Eastern Virginia (Norfolk, VA)
  • Legal Aid Society of Eastern Virginia (Williamsburg, VA) (2)
  • Texas Appleseed (Austin, TX)
Civil Rights and Civil Liberties
  • American Civil Liberties Union of Virginia Foundation, LGBT Civil Rights Summer (Richmond, VA)
  • National Center for Lesbian Rights (Washington, DC)
  • New York Attorney General, Civil Rights Bureau (New York, NY)
  • U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Appellate Section (Washington, DC)
  • U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Disability Rights Section (Washington, DC)
  • U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Special Litigation Section (Washington, DC)
Comparative Constitutional Law
  • Conreason Project (Madrid, Spain)
Diplomacy
  • U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs (Washington, DC)
Election
  • Fair Elections Legal Network (Washington, DC) [funded by W&M Election Law Program]
  • Fair Vote (Takoma Park, MD)
  • Federal Election Commission (Washington, DC)
  • National Conference of State Legislatures, Campaign Finance Legal Department (Denver, CO)
  • National Conference of State Legislatures, Campaign Finance Legal Department, Candidates and Campaigns Legal Department (Denver, CO)
Environmental
  • Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (Tallahassee, FL)
  • U.S. Department of Justice, Environmental and Natural Resources Division, Environmental Defense Section (Washington, DC)
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Enforcement and Compliance (Washington, DC) (2)
  • Wildlife Conservation Society's Bangladesh Ceracean Diversity Project (Sonadanga, Bangladesh)
Federal Government: U.S. Supreme Court Litigation
  • U.S. Department of Justice, Office of the Solicitor General (Washington, DC)
Financial and Business Regulation
  • U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Division of Corporation Finance (Washington, DC)
  • U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Division of Enforcement (Washington, DC) (2)
Health Care
  • Legal Information Network for Cancer (Richmond, VA) (2)
  • Legal Services of Southern Piedmont, Family Support and Healthcare Division (Charlotte, NC)
Immigration
  • Capital Area Immigrants' Rights Coalition, Detained Children's Program (Washington, DC)
Indigent Criminal Defense: Federal
  • Federal Public Defender, Eastern District of Virginia (Norfolk, VA)
Indigent Criminal Defense: State and Local
  • Charlottesville Public Defender (Charlottesville, VA)
  • Fredericksburg Public Defender (Fredericksburg, VA)
  • Hampton Public Defender (Hampton, VA)
  • Kentucky Department of Public Advocacy (Newport, KY)
  • Monroe County Public Defender (Rochester, NY)
  • Norfolk Public Defender (Norfolk, VA) (2)
  • Public Defender of Metropolitan Nashville & Davidson County (Nashville, TN)
  • Richmond Public Defender (Richmond, VA)
  • Schuylkill County Public Defender (Pottsville, PA)
  • New Hampshire Public Defender (Concord, NH)
  • Virginia Capital Representation Resource Center (Charlottesville, VA)
International Human Rights
  • Iran Human Rights Documentation Center (New Haven, CT)
Judiciary
  • Alexandria Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court (Alexandria, VA)
  • Hampton Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court (Hampton, VA)
  • The Honorable David G. Larimer. Western District of New York (Rochester, NY)
  • The Honorable David J. Novak, Eastern District of Virginia (Richmond, VA)
  • The Honorable Sarah Ellis, Northern District of Illinois (Chicago, IL)
Labor and Employment
  • National Labor Relations Board (Baltimore, MD)
  • North Carolina Department of Justice, Attorney General's Office, Labor Section (Raleigh, NC)
  • U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (Chicago, IL)
Military Justice
  • U.S. Coast Guard, Office of Maritime and International Law (Washington, DC)
  • U.S. Navy Judge Advocate General Corps, Navy-Marine Corps Court of Criminal Appeals (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, Morocco (Rabat, Morocco)
  • Beijing Children's Legal Aid Research Center (Beijing, China)
  • Center for Legal Aid and Regional Development (Pristina, Kosovo)
  • Center for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation, Transitional Justice (Cape Town, South Africa)
  • Democracy for Development (Pristina, Kosovo)
  • East West Management Institute (Baku, Azerbaijan)
  • East West Management Institute (Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan)
  • East West Management Institute (Phnom Penh, Cambodia) (2)
  • International Bridges to Justice (Phnom Penh, Cambodia) (2)
  • International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (The Hague, Netherlands)
  • International Law Development Organization (Rome, Italy)
  • International Center for Transitional Justice (New York, NY)
  • International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (The Hague, Netherlands)
  • Law Institute of Lithuania (Vilnius, Lithuania)
  • National Center for State Courts, International Programs Division (Arlington, VA)
  • People Against Suffering, Poverty and Oppression (Cape Town, South Africa)
  • PUSAKO Center for Constitutional Studies (Padang, Indonesia)
  • Tetra Tech DPK Access to Justice Program (Baghdad, Iraq)
  • Tetra Tech DPK Justice Sector Support Program (Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire)
  • United States Institute of Peace (Washington, DC)
Prosecution: Federal
  • U.S. Attorney, District of Columbia (Washington, DC) (2)
  • U.S. Attorney, District of Nebraska, (Omaha, NE)
  • U.S. Attorney, Eastern District of Virginia (Newport News, VA)
  • U.S. Attorney, Eastern District of Virginia, (Norfolk, VA)
  • U.S. Attorney, Southern District of West Virginia (Beckley, WV)
Prosecution: State and Local
  • Baltimore City State's Attorney (Baltimore, MD)
  • Colonial Heights Commonwealth's Attorney (Colonial Heights, VA)
  • Hampton Commonwealth's Attorney (Hampton, VA) (2)
  • Harris County District Attorney, Human Trafficking and Juvenile Justice Division (Houston, TX)
  • Louisa County Commonwealth's Attorney (Louisa, VA)
  • Nassau County District Attorney (Mineola, NY)
  • New Kent County Commonwealth's Attorney (New Kent, VA)
  • Norfolk Commonwealth’s Attorney (Norfolk, VA) (2)
  • Prince George's County State's Attorney, Domestic Violence Unit (Upper Marlboro, MD)
  • Shelby County Attorney General (Memphis, TN)
  • State's Attorney, Ninth Judicial Circuit, Homicide Division (Orlando, FL)
  • Virginia Attorney General, Public Safety and Enforcement Division, Computer Crime Section (Richmond, VA)
Research Compliance
  • George Mason University, Office of Research Integrity and Assurance (Fairfax, VA)
State and Local Government: Civil
  • Maryland Attorney General, Department of Human Resources (Baltimore, MD)
  • Nassau County Attorney (Mineola, NY) (2)
  • Spotsylvania County Attorney (Spotsylvania, VA)