Pro Bono Program is Seeking a Project Assistant
May 21st, 2013
The Pro Bono Program is seeking a rising 2L or 3L for a half-time (20 hrs/wk) Project Assistant (PA) position beginning in the Fall 2013 academic semester to coordinate student pro bono activities under the supervision of the Director. To learn more about the position, please click here. Applications are due by Friday, June 7, 2013.
Midwest Environmental Defense Center (MEDC) is Seeking Legal Interns
May 20th, 2013
c/o James N. Saul, McGillivray Westerberg & Bender LLC
211 S. Paterson Street, Suite 320
Madison WI 53703
MEDC’s mission is to protect and restore the environment, natural resources, and public health of the upper Midwest by ensuring that laws designed to protect us are applied and enforced as they were intended. MEDC engages in administrative advocacy and litigation to protect clean air and water, public lands, endangered species, and public health across Wisconsin and beyond.
MEDC has a number of ongoing projects related to water quality and the implementation of the Clean Water Act within Wisconsin. Each project requires legal research, data / record review, interaction with agency personnel at the DNR, and production of a detailed work product which varies by project (e.g., petition for rulemaking, complaint, etc.).
Number of student volunteers requested: 2
Project start date: 9/1/13
Project end date: End of Semester
Approximate hours of work requested: Approximately 4 hours/week, or 48 hours per semester; weekly hours can be flexible so long as interim deadlines are completed and final work product is prepared by the end of the semester.
Training: James N. Saul, an environmental attorney and the program supervisor for MEDC, will provide necessary training.
Work will be performed: Students will be expected to work independently, but will be able to work at least part of the time out of the office of McGillivray Westerberg & Bender LLC in Madison.
Transportation: Accessible by walking (15-20 minutes) or bus transportation (10 minutes) from the Law School.
Requirements: 2Ls or 3Ls that have successfully completed Administrative and Environmental Law
To apply: Submit a resume, cover letter and a writing sample to email@example.com. Please state in your cover letter why you are interested in learning about or practicing public-interest environmental law.