Each year we host programs at several law school campuses to discuss the Pro Bono Scholars Program. Check with your Career Development Office to find out when we’ll be at your school.
Applications must be submitted through our online application system. We will accept applications for the Pro Bono Scholars Program from January 2, 2018 through February 16, 2018. First-year law students interested in the program are invited to submit a complete application, including:
We will only consider applications that contain all of the requested documents. (Because some law schools do not release first semester grades until early February, we will accept applications with the transcript to be sent when released.) Offers will not be extended to candidates until the firm has received their full transcript.
You may apply to, and be considered by, only one Akin Gump office. Decisions are made on a rolling basis, and the selection is typically completed by early March.
Please click here to apply under ‘Law Students.’
Although selection is highly competitive, you don’t need prior pro bono experience to participate in the Pro Bono Scholars program. We look for:
If you have questions about the Pro Bono Scholars Program, please contact:
Dallas office – Elaine Kent (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Washington, D.C. office – Dmitriy Galyutin (email@example.com)
Houston office – Melissa Shields (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Los Angeles office – Scott Arsenault (email@example.com)
New York office – Bryna Beckler-Knoll (firstname.lastname@example.org)