Washington and Lee University


Interests: Criminal Justice

Appalachian Citizens’ Law Center

Open to Law Students only. The Appalachian Citizens’ Law Center is a non-profit law office of four attorneys located in the Appalachian coalfields. Our work centers around regulatory law on issues of miners’ safety and health and environmental justice. We represent coal miners in mine safety and black lung cases, as well as individuals and citizens’ groups in environmental cases. We practice before state and federal courts and state and federal agencies, including the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA)

Cuyahoga County Juvenile Detention Center

The Cuyahoga County Juvenile Detention Center (CCJDC) is a unit of the Detention Services Department of the Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court (CCJC). The CCJDC is established to provide short-term care in a safe and secure environment to residents who cannot be served in an open setting. The Detention Center provides: housing, uniformed clothing, medical care, a nutritionally-balanced diet, education, recreation, and programming to youth during their stay. Our vision is to provide programming so juveniles will take responsibility for choices

Department of Public Advocacy

The Department of Public Advocacy serves the homeless and indigent charged with criminal offenses in regional offices throughout the state of Kentucky. The London office is part of a statewide agency and covers a five county area and last year represented approximately 5600 clients.

Georgia Justice Project (GJP)

[Open to 1 Law or 1 Undergraduate per summer] GJP serves the homeless and indigent of metropolitan Atlanta charged with criminal offenses. GJP provides a comprehensive program that begins with caring legal representation, continues with prison visits, and offers support after release with housing assistance, job training and placement, addiction recovery, and personal counseling.

Guilford County Public Defender

The office of the Guilford County Public Defender strives to preserve society’s interest in the fair administration of justice by providing high quality, zealous advocacy to indigent clients using superior legal knowledge, preparation and trial skills.

House of Ruth Domestic Violence Legal Clinic

The House of Ruth Domestic Violence Legal Clinic (the Clinic) is recognized as one of the foremost shelter-based domestic violence legal clinics in the nation. The purpose of the Clinic is to provide immediate legal intervention to victims of domestic violence throughout Maryland. In addition, the Clinic advocates for legal protection for victims of domestic violence through legislative action and provides community education on the dynamics of domestic violence and legal remedies available to victims.   NOTE: This clinic has two internship

Legal Aid of West Virginia

Legal Aid of West Virginia provides legal representation in civil cases to low-income people across the entire state of West Virginia. The principal types of legal problems handled are: Family Law, protecting victims of domestic violence, and protecting custodial rights of “primary caretaker” parents threatened with loss of custody of their children. In this area we coordinate many of our services with the statewide coalition of domestic violence shelter programs; Housing Law, assisting low income families in getting and keeping safe and

New Orleans Public Defender

The Orleans Public Defenders Office (OPD) exists to provide the citizens of Orleans Parish with the highest quality client-centered legal representation in Louisiana’s criminal and juvenile justice system. Our vision is to create a community-oriented defender office built upon the zealous defense of the poor and indigent while acknowledging the strengths of clients, families and communities. OPD acts to: Protect the guarantees of the Louisiana and United States Constitutions and maintain adherence to the rule of law Foster a more open and

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