Fellowships at HIV Law Project

HIV Law Project is seeking Law Firm Fellows to assist its legal team in providing comprehensive legal and advocacy services to low-income people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHAs).

HIV Law Project was founded in 1989 in response to a growing need for innovative legal services and advocacy programs for underserved, low-income people living with HIV/AIDS, particularly women and their families; people of color; undocumented and recent immigrants; members of the LGBT community; and the homeless.

Fellowship Description and Responsibilities

  • Work alongside attorneys in providing direct legal services in all areas of practice;
  • Conduct legal research;
  • Draft motions and other legal memoranda;
  • Work directly with clients, conducting initial client interviews, participating in case acceptance and strategy decisions;
  • Accompany legal staff to court, assist in courtroom advocacy;
  • Engage in public policy advocacy on a variety of assignments.

Application Instructions

Fellows should have a commitment to social justice and issues affecting low-income People Living with HIV/AIDS.

Interested candidates should send a resume, cover letter, and a short writing sample to Armen Merjian, Legal Director, at merjian@housingworks.org