News and information useful to Cleveland-Marshall College of Law students, faculty and staff.


Ohio AG – Simon Karas Fellowship

The Ohio Attorney General’s Office invites talented 3Ls or new lawyers to apply for the Simon Karas Fellowship.  The Fellowship offers one, 3L or new lawyer, each year, a chance to work as an appellate advocate on cases involving cutting-edge constitutional issues.  If you are interested in constitutional law, public policy, and public service, you should consider applying for the Simon Karas Fellowship.  The chosen candidate will work with the Solicitor General on appellate cases, at both the state and federal level.  Strong writing and analytical skills are a must.

The Fellowship begins in September 2011 through August 2012.   The application deadline is October 15, 2010.

If you have any additional questions, please contact the Office of Career Planning.

2011 Equal Justice Works Fellowships

Interested in applying for an Equal Justice Works Fellowship for next year?  Equal Justice Works will be hosting a webinar on Monday, July 26th @ 2pm EST to explain what goes into  their fellowship applications.   While applications may be submitted now, we encourage you to participate in the webinar to get a leg up on what they are looking for in your application.

Reproductive Justice Fellowships for 3Ls & Recent Grads

Law StudLaw Students for Reproductive Justice logoents for Reproductive Justice (LSRJ) has launched a new funded fellowship for current 3Ls and recent law school grads interested in working to advance reproductive justice. Six fellows will be paid $50,000 plus benefits and will be placed in host organizations in Washington, D.C. for a year-long program. All applications must be received no later than May 17, 2010 [application here].

Thanks to Reproductive Rights Prof Blog for the tip.

Clinical Fellowships- Great Job Opportunities for Current C|M|LAW Students

Looking for a job with good pay, compatible with your academic schedule and with enhanced professional growth opportunities?  Then apply for six available Urban Development Law Clinical Fellowships, which start Summer 2010 and last for one year.   Fellowships include: (1) working with  Neighborhood Progress, Inc. on neighborhood stabilization, development and land use programs, research and litigation support; (2) assisting the Cuyahoga  County Land Reutilization Corp. (Cuyahoga Land Bank) with property acquisition, development and land use programs, research, court appearances and due diligence analysis, or  (3) helping persons who are subject to prosecution in the Cleveland Housing Court for building and housing code violations, and whose title to the property is impaired because of a legal problem making it impossible to resolve their cases.

All these jobs require availability of at least 12 hours a week (except during final exams).  For more details, including  job requirements and how to apply, see:

Housing Court Clinical Fellowship job description

Cuyahoga County Land Reutilization Corp Fellowship ’10-’11

Neighborhood Progress Inc Fellowship ’10-’11