Latest Developments

Outgoing ABA president touts job corps and efforts to address immigration, gun violence. ABA Journal (August 11, 2014)

ABA announces catalyst grant recipients for its Legal Access Job Corps. ABA News (July 10, 2014)

ABA President Silkenat discusses plight of young lawyers and much more. Memphis Business Journal (April 15, 2014)

Jobs Corps Task Force holds open forum at Midyear Meeting. ABA Journal (February 9, 2014)

A new group, the Immigrant Justice Corps, offers fellowships dedicated to meeting the need of immigrants seeking citizenship and fighting deportation.

Illinois Bar Foundation, law schools team up to fund public-interest jobs for new grads. Illinois Bar Journal (February 2014)

Latest issue of the The Judges' Journal dedicated to Legal Access Job Corps. ABA The Judges' Journal (Winter 2014) 

University of North Dakota School of Law launches pilot program offering internships in rural North Dakota. UND School of Law News (November 2013) 

Legal Access Job Corps will place law grads in areas with unmet legal needs. ABA Journal President's Message (October 2013)

Continental Breakfast: ABA President James Silkenat, ABA President Silkenat discusses the Legal Access Job Corps and other ABA initiatives in an interview with American Lawyer.

ABA president to tackle ‘broken US legal system,’ ABA President Silkenat discusses his ideas for a Legal Access Job Corps in an interview with The Guardian.

ABA President James Silkenat puts a job corps for new lawyers at the top of his agenda. ABA Journal (August 2013).