San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, Trial Advocacy Fellowship Program
Deadline: October 18, 2013
The Program is open to law students who (1) have completed their second year (or equivalent) of law school; (2) exhibit a diversity of traits and attributes in age, race, gender, sexual orientation, disabilities, ethnicity, religion, socio-economic factors or national origin or demonstrate a commitment to fostering such diversity within the legal community; and (3) demonstrate a strong interest in and/or commitment to representing plaintiffs in civil actions.
Four fellowships will be awarded. The Fellows will be selected based on information provided in the written application materials, including the applicant’s commitment to the goals of diversity and interest in representing plaintiffs in civil actions. Other factors include past work experience and relevant coursework. Applicants selected for consideration based on the written materials will then be personally interviewed by members of the SFTLA Diversity Committee. The Fellows will be selected following the interviews.
Award: $6,000, in installments of $1,500.