Equal Justice Works Fellowships

The Texas Access to Justice Foundation, committed to ensuring access to justice for the poor, partners with Equal Justice Works in the sponsorship of innovative fellowship projects in Texas. The Equal Justice Works Fellowships Program is the largest postgraduate legal fellowship program in the nation. The program was launched in 1992 to address the shortage of attorneys working on behalf of traditionally under-served populations and causes in the United States and its territories.

Each year, law firms, corporations and private foundations generously sponsor Equal Justice Works Fellows. These entrpreneurial, public interest lawyers design two-year projects in conjunction with nonprofit organizations that have an intimate knowledte3 of the most critical needs in the communities they serve.  TAJF is interested in co-sponsporing Fellows with firms, corporations or other foundations, as we have with Greenberg Traurig LLP since 2010.  

The 2018-20 application has closed.  Visit here in June 2018 for the next application cycle.  

Click here for information about APPLYING to be a Fellow

Click here for information about HOSTING a Fellow

Click her for information about SPONSORING a Fellow

Learn more about the Fellowship program in this video produced for legal aid organizations that utilize fellows to serve the underserved populations in Texas:


Fellowship News


"Fellowship Program Focuses on Public Interest Law" - Texas Bar Journal article, January 2013

"Justice for All"  - Texas Bar Journal article, December 2014

Additional Fellowship Information

Fellowship projects and participants 1999-2016 in Texas.


Visit the Equal Justice Works website for more information.

To donate to the Texas Access to Justice Foundation Equal Justice Works Fellowship Program:



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