Job #A20171209 – Chicago, Illinois
The 2018 Perkins Coie 1L Diversity Student Fellows will be selected on the basis of the following criteria:
- Candidates must be a first-year law student in good standing pursuing the degree of Juris Doctor at an ABA accredited law school.
- Candidates must have a strong academic record as well as experience that demonstrates great promise for a successful career in the legal profession.
- Candidates must meaningfully contribute to the diversity of the law school student body and, upon entering the legal profession, the legal community.
To be considered, please submit the following: A current resume; three references (please provide name, email and phone); undergraduate and, if available, law school transcripts (unofficial versions are acceptable); a legal writing sample (10-page maximum); and a one-page, single-spaced, personal statement. Your personal statement should go beyond your resume to tell your unique personal history. Please do not submit a cover letter. In-office interviews will be granted to finalists before fellowships are awarded.
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