Institute for Justice, USA is inviting applications for a litigation fellowship role for the 2023 batch from legal professionals and scholars globally.
About Institute for Justice, USA
The Institute for Justice, the national law firm for liberty, is the country’s leading public-interest law firm in the areas of economic liberty, free speech, private property rights and educational choice. Their attorneys work on cutting-edge constitutional cases, fight to end government abuses in key areas such as civil forfeiture and qualified immunity, and champion individual rights.
Role and Responsibilities of the Fellows
If you are passionate about using your law degree to stop government abuses and champion individual rights, there is no better place to be.
As full members of case teams, Fellows work with IJ attorneys to bring creative, intellectually rigorous cases to federal and state courts across the country.
Fellows work directly with clients and participate in every stage of litigation. No two days are the same, and our new hires jump into action on day one.
Outside the courtroom, Fellows have the opportunity to do media writing and appearances, public speaking, grassroots activism and direct advocacy to policymakers and legislators.
Throughout the two-year fellowship, Fellows benefit from mentorship opportunities, expert media training, and a supportive and collegial legal work culture.
Eligibility for the Litigation Fellowship
Excellent writing and communication skills;
A desire to create real-world impact and willingness to push the envelope in strategizing how to win challenging cases;
A passion for limiting the size and scope of government power to ensure that all Americans have the right to control their own destinies as free and responsible members of society;
Judicial clerkship experience (not required, but strongly preferred);
Passionate and entrepreneurial attorneys with 0-2 years of experience.
Documents Required for Application
August 2023 to August 2025 (2 years)
Arlington, Virginia (USA)
To apply and other information click here.