3L Weekly Docket

This week’s weekly docket contains several public interest and government job postings, including an incredible opportunity to start your career in California state government. It also contains a reminder that Chubb Insurance is interviewing on campus tomorrow and there is still time for you to get on their interview schedule.

Chubb Insurance is interviewing 3Ls tomorrow, Email Ali TODAY


You can learn more about the company from my interview with an NDLS alumna who is working there and from Chubb’s website. It’s not too late to interview but act fast. If you want to get on Chubb’s interview schedule, email Ali Wruble, awruble@nd.edu, as soon as possible.

Job Opportunity: Capital Fellows Program in California, February 12 Deadline

Do you want to work for the California state assembly, governor, state court administration, or in the California senate? You can do so in your first job out of law school through the Capital Fellows Program. Sacramento State’s Center for California Studies administers four fellowship programs in California government. Read more about the programs in my blog post. This is an incredible opportunity to launch your career in California state government! Read more and apply here.

Job Opportunity: Michigan Advocacy Project, Family Law Project Staff Attorney

The Family Law Project serves survivors of domestic violence in Washtenaw County. The FLP staff attorney will do service and impact work, primarily in family law cases where there is a history of domestic violence.

Applicants should be licensed to practice law in Michigan, qualified to be admitted by waiver, or able to take the next Michigan bar exam. Exceptionally qualified May 2018 graduates will be considered. Applicants should also have a demonstrated commitment to the low income community and experience or training in handling cases involving domestic violence. Salary is from $44,000, depending on experience. MAP is a unionized program with excellent fringe benefits.

MAP is an equal opportunity employer.  We encourage minorities, women and persons with disabilities to apply.

To apply, send a resume and cover letter as an attachment with “FLP Staff Attorney” in the subject line to jobs@lsscm.org.

Job Opportunity: Ohio Legislative Service Commission Fellowship Program, April 1 Deadline

The LSC sponsors 23 – 24 paid thirteen-month legislative fellowship positions designed to provide fellows with practical experience in the legislative process. This experience often leads to permanent employment opportunities in the legislature, state government, or related areas.

Traditionally, 20 fellows are assigned to work with the majority or minority party caucus in either the House or the Senate, with additional fellows being placed with the LSC research and fiscal staff and Ohio Government Telecommunications (OGT)/The Ohio Channel. Fellows assigned to a caucus normally engage in research, constituent services, writing speeches and news releases, and related administrative work. Fellows that work directly with the LSC staff draft legislation, perform legal or fiscal research, monitor sessions of the General Assembly, and attend committee meetings. The fellows assigned to OGT work as production assistants, where they assist in televising legislative sessions and in the production of public service communications.

Read more and apply here.

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