Category Archives: Pro Bono (law related)

New Pro Bono Project Opportunity: State Public Defender

The Citizen Lawyer Program is now accepting applications for a new spring pro bono project placement with the Iowa City office of the State Public Defender. The Public Defender coordinates provision of legal representation to indigent persons under arrest or charged with … Continue reading

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Spring Lawyers & Leaders Schedule Announced!

This spring the Citizen Lawyer Program has scheduled five great Lawyers & Leaders programs! Visit our Lawyers & Leaders page for the schedule and full descriptions of the programs. Remember, students must attend at least one Lawyers & Leaders program per semester … Continue reading

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Spring 2014 Pro Bono Applications Now Available!

These pro bono (law-related volunteer) opportunities give students the chance to take a break from studies, get exposure and experience in a real-life legal setting, and donate time and energy to persons who cannot otherwise afford legal services or access … Continue reading

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College Mock Trial Judging Opportunity for 3Ls

Saint Ambrose University is hosting an undergraduate mock trial tournament on Saturday, October 19th at its Davenport, Iowa campus.  Third-year law students are sought as volunteers to judge the 10:00 am and/or 3:00 pm rounds.    Judges must check-in 45 … Continue reading

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Fall 2013 Pro Bono Projects Announced

Dozens of Iowa law students will be placed in pro bono (law-related volunteer) projects this fall. Arranged and coordinated by the Citizen Lawyer Program, these placements give students the chance to take a break from studies, get exposure and experience … Continue reading

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Reminder: Deadline to Apply for Summer UICHR Pro Bono Project is Friday, May 17

This is a great opportunity to help with the important immigrant’s rights work that the University of Iowa Center for Human Rights is doing, and to build your resume with legal experience over the summer.  The full details about this … Continue reading

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New Summer Volunteer Opportunity: Immigrants’ Rights Project with the UICHR

If you are interested in immigrants’ rights or looking for a legal pro bono opportunity over the summer, then apply now to work for the University of Iowa Center for Human Rights!  If you would like to apply, please email … Continue reading

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Pro Bono Opportunity Helping Veterans

The Citizen Lawyer Program is looking for students interested in the law and regulation regarding Veterans of the U.S. Armed Services to volunteer with a local attorney’s pro bono cases and community education.  Second year students who may be available … Continue reading

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