Types of Fellowships
The Section of Family Law Fellowship Program consists of two kinds of fellowships:
- Diversity Fellowship
This fellowship is awarded to diverse family lawyers with a proven interest in family law who meet the diversity criteria identified in the Section's Diveristy plan and have demonstrated financial need.
- Access to Justice Fellowship
This fellowship is awarded to family lawyers working in legal services or non-profit legal organizations whose work centers around providing free or low cost family legal services to individuals in traditionally underserved diverse communities and have demonstratied financial need.
2020-2022 Fellowship Program
There are five (5) available fellowship spots for the 2020-2022 class of FLS Fellows.
Applications are due by 11:59pm CT on Friday, May 15, 2020. Please send your completed application to Cynthia.Swan@americanbar.org.
Allen Gary Palmer Excellence in Service and Commitment Award
Nominations must be recieved by February 1, 2020 for consideration for the 2020 award.
Meet the Family Law Fellows
Spotlight: 2018-2020 Family Law Fellows & Mentors
Maleaha Brown (Mentors: Thad Woody & Tracy Miller)
Psonya Hackett (Mentors: Lori Colbert & Sarah White)
Chris Kung (Mentors: Bobbie Batley & Nicholas Hite)
Elizabeth Ortiz (Mentors: Andrea Cozza & Annie Martinez)
Benjamin Schenker (Mentors: Anne Marie Jackson & Tracy Miller)
Family Law Fellow Directories