Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps JD ‐ Veterans Legal Corps in Kentucky

Through funding provided by AmeriCorps, AppalReD Legal Aid in cooperation with Equal Justice Works is excited to offer two AmeriCorps JD positions for law students. These individuals will serve the legal needs of veterans in the 37 county service area. The positions will be hosted at AppalReD Legal Aid's Prestonsburg Office located in Prestonsburg, Ky.

As AmeriCorps JD members, students will serve a minimum of 300 hours of service. One position will begin service in the beginning of January 2014, and the other position will serve over the summer. Both must complete their service no later than August 31, 2014. For more information about the AmeriCorps JD program, please visit http://www.equaljusticeworks.org/americorpsjd. For more information about AppalReD Legal Aid, please visit http://www.ardfky.org.  Upon completion of 300 hours of service, the student will receive a $1,175 education award to use for tudent loans and tuition expenses.

 For application requirements, qualifications and how to apply, please see the attached flyer or Jina Scinta.

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