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Summer Law Fellowship


Networking & Events

As a TFAS Summer Law Fellow, you will have the opportunity to attend private briefings with members of the judicial, legislative, and executive branches and meet with prominent judges, lawyers and judicial scholars that will help you develop a strong professional network and advance in your legal career.

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This includes tours, briefings, and meetings with members of such institutions as:

  • Senate Judiciary Committee
  • The Pentagon
  • United States Supreme Court
  • S. Court of Appeals
  • S. Department of Justice
  • S. Department of State

 

As well as recruiters and practitioners within various practice areas including:

  • Campaign finance and election law
  • Immigration law
  • Intellectual property law
  • International law
  • Department of Justice
  • Commercial litigation
  • Public interest law
  • Army JAG Corps
  • Judicial Clerkships

“The TFAS law program is a once in a life time opportunity that I would encourage anyone to participate in.  The networking and job opportunities, friends you will gain and living in D.C. is a thrilling experience that will help participants gain momentum in the job search that comes after your graduation from law school.”

Abigayle Lindgren, University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Law
Internship: Safari Club International

Attorney Mentor Program

One of the most valuable aspects of the TFAS Summer Law Fellowship is the Attorney Mentor Program through which Fellows are paired with an experienced lawyer who will serve as a professional mentor throughout the summer and beyond. Mentors are available to provide career advice and networking contacts as well as tips for living in D.C. and recommendations for the best spots in the city for food and entertainment activities. Mentor matches are made based on a Fellow’s career goals, professional interests, and other factors such as law school or hometown.

“With the guidance of LSI and my mentor, I now know the direction in which I want to take my legal career.”

Christian Riddell, Rutgers School of Law
Intern, Robinson & Geraldo