I was asked to post the following job opportunity for current 3L's:
Pacific Legal Foundation’s College of Public Interest Law offers 2-year litigation fellowships to
graduates interested in rapidly gaining experience in the litigation of major constitutional cases.
The fellowships are open to all graduating individuals of demonstrated high achievement and
offer an exceptional opportunity as a stepping stone to private practice, public agency law, an
academic career, or a permanent position with Pacific Legal Foundation (www.pacificlegal.org).
Applicants accepted for the College of Public Interest Law Fellowship will begin September,
Fellows will work in the Sacramento, California, headquarters of Pacific Legal Foundation, the
largest and oldest national public interest law foundation litigating in support of private
property rights, environmental balance, individual liberties, limited government, and the
free enterprise system. Each Fellow, guided by an experienced attorney mentor, participates in
hands-on litigation, including lead attorney responsibilities in both trial level and appellate cases,
writes publishable legal scholarship, and attends on-site training for MCLE credit.
Starting salary is $55,000, plus medical, dental, and vision benefits, participation in a 403(b)
savings plan, insurance coverage, and pension.
Applicants must submit a resume and a personal statement explaining why you are interested in
PLF in general, and in a postgraduate fellowship in the College of Public Interest Law in
particular, and also describing what distinguishes you from a typical or average student at
Applications are reviewed as they are received.
Please send (e-mail preferred) to:
Ms. Tawnda Elling
Hiring Committee Coordinator
Pacific Legal Foundation
3900 Lennane Drive, Suite 200
Sacramento, California 95834
fax (916) 419-7747
The Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to policies to achieve
equitable hiring, assignment, and promotion practices. The Foundation encourages applications
from all individuals interested in working to promote the principles of free enterprise, private
property, limited government, and freedom of the individual.