Since 1999, worldwide law office Greenberg Traurig possesses spent greater than $9 million to money 142 Equal Justice Works Fellows. These others, dealing with problems varying from neighborhood advancement as well as impairment civil liberties to residential physical violence as well as migration, have actually provided seriously required lawful services in greater than 40 cities throughout the United States via neighborhood not-for-profit companies.
Greenberg Traurig is recognized to collaborate with Equal Justice Works, whereby we supply special possibilities to brand-new attorneys curious about civil service law. In doing so, Greenberg Traurig, via its others, assists attend to the lawful demands of underserved low-income areas. We take pride in the program, its accomplishments, and also of our others, stated Caroline J. Heller, investor and also chair of Greenberg Traurig’s Global Pro Bono Program.
Equal Justice Works has 62 others in the 2016 Fellowship course. The 2016 Equal Justice Works fellowship application drew in virtually 350 candidates from law institutions throughout the United States.
The Greenberg Traurig, LLP Holly Skolnick Fellowship Foundation possesses called 8 brand-new public passion others in collaboration with Equal Justice Works, a not-for-profit company that supplies two-year fellowships to striving public passion legal representatives. The 8 brand-new others sign up with the 7 present Greenberg Traurig-sponsored others that are getting in the last year of their fellowships. The brand-new others start their job at a variety of neighborhood companies in September in California, Florida, Illinois, New York, Pennsylvania, and also Texas.
The complying with are the 2016 Greenberg Traurig Holly Skolnick Fellows:
The golden state
Jordan Aiken, a grad of University of California, Irvine School of Law, will certainly deal with Bet Tzedek in Los Angeles. Aiken’s job concentrates on easing the health and wellness obstacles encountering low-income transgender people by offering help with hidden lawful problems via a Medical-Legal Partnership or via VA appeal form.
Cherilyn Hansen, a grad of Stetson University College of Law, will certainly function with Gulfcoast Legal Services. Hansen s task gives homeless as well as low-income experts in Tampa Bay, Florida, with accessibility to the lawful system via area outreach, straight customer depiction, as well as lawful advocacy.
Andrea Crumrine, a grad of University of Minnesota Law School, will certainly deal with Americans for Immigrant Justice in Miami. She will certainly deal with immigrant populaces equipping asylum-seekers with lawful civil liberties workshops as well as supplying all natural lawful depiction, outreach, as well as effect advocacy to restrained asylum candidates throughout South Florida.
Lydia Ness, a grad of Chicago-Kent College of Law, will certainly deal with Equip for Equality, a company that breakthroughs the human as well as civil liberties of individuals with handicaps. Ness will certainly offer advocacy to targets of sexual assault as well as sex trafficking and also outreach to individuals with impairments to stop misuse as well as overlook as well as secure the legal rights of this prone populace. Ness fellowship is co-sponsored.
New York city
Gena Miller, a grad of Columbia Law School, will certainly deal with Advocates for Children to give straight lawful depiction, outreach and also training, and also plan advocacy to resolve intimidation of students in New York City colleges, with a unique concentrate on LGBTQ students as well as students with impairments.
Samantha Kubek, a grad of New York University School of Law, will certainly collaborate with New York Legal Assistance Group to develop women’s legal rights lawful centers at Veterans Administration clinical facilities in New York City that will certainly offer lawful aid to women experts.
Jean Strout, a grad of Harvard Law School, will certainly function with the Support Center for Child Advocates to give lawful help in youngster well-being, real estate, public advantages, as well as relevant lawful issues to present as well as previous foster young people ages 18-21 via walk-in centers at Philadelphia source. The alternative strategy supplied by this job is specifically essential for this team as they mature from the youngster well-being system and also change right into their adult years.
Beatrice Roger, a grad of Northwestern University School of Law, will certainly collaborate with Lone Star Legal Aid, a not-for-profit company that gives cost-free lawful services to low-income locals in 72 regions in the eastern as well as Gulf Coast areas of Texas. Roger will certainly give lawful advocacy to criminal offense targets, deal with the intermittent nature of criminal offense by recognizing and also handling injury, as well as lessen adolescent criminal activity by integrating corrective methods right into colleges.