2020 Disability Rights Fellowship
In September 2009, Brown, Goldstein & Levy, LLP welcomed its first Disability Rights Fellow. We are now accepting applications for our eighth Disability Rights Fellow to begin in September 2020. The Fellowship offers a recent law school graduate or judicial clerk with a disability the opportunity to participate for a year in all phases of disability rights and other litigation at our firm in Baltimore, Maryland. Brown, Goldstein & Levy is a 24-lawyer law firm devoted principally to litigation. The firm has developed a national reputation for its high-profile, high-impact disability rights cases. Information about Brown, Goldstein & Levy, including our past and present work and fellows, is available at www.browngold.com/fellowship
Terms of the Fellowship
The term of the Fellowship is one year (with the possibility of a second year). Salary and benefits will be commensurate with the salaries paid and benefits provided to non-Fellowship attorneys of equivalent experience and qualifications. The Fellow should be a member of a state bar or be planning to obtain admittance to a state bar.
Application and Selection
Applicants must have strong academic credentials, excellent writing skills, and an interest in the work of the firm. A completed application will consist of the following:
- a cover letter, no longer than two pages, explaining the ways in which you meet the selection criteria;
- a copy of your law school transcript;
- a legal writing sample of no more than 15 pages;
- a current resume; and
- a list of three references, including name, relationship, and contact information.
Applications will be received on a rolling basis; the position will remain open until filled. Please submit your application by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to:
Disability Rights Fellowship Brown, Goldstein & Levy, LLP 120 E. Baltimore Street, Suite 1700 Baltimore, MD 21202
Civil and Criminal Litigation (Summer 2020, Baltimore, Maryland)
Brown Goldstein & Levy LLP, a 24-lawyer litigation firm based in Baltimore, MD, seeks to hire a rising or current 2L for a full-time, paid summer law clerk position. A significant portion of the firm’s practice is devoted to representing plaintiffs in civil rights cases, in areas such as disability rights, housing discrimination, and police misconduct. The firm also maintains a widely-respected criminal defense practice. See recent updates on the firm’s cases at: https://www.browngold.com/news
The ideal candidate is a person with a strong academic record, an excellent work ethic, and a passion for public interest work. Summer associates at Brown, Goldstein & Levy are entrusted with meaningful assignments. You will be considered a valued member of our litigation team and can expect to acquire substantive experience on a wide array of matters. You will have an opportunity to draft portions of briefs and memoranda, interview and maintain contact with clients, participate in litigation strategy, research legal issues, and collaborate with co-counsel on cutting-edge litigation. Summer associates also have the opportunity to attend a number of networking and social events. Our summer program is generally 8-10 weeks long.
Brown, Goldstein & Levy is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
How To Apply
Please send a cover letter, resume, writing sample of no more than ten pages, an unofficial transcript, and a list of references to email@example.com
We will accept applications until the position is filled; prompt submission of application materials is recommended. Please write in the subject line – “Summer Associate Application”