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 Diversity
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 demonstrated financial need.
2024-2026 Fellowship Program
The Section of Family Law is accepting applications for the 2024-2026 Fellowship Program.
Applications are due by 11:59pm Central Time on May 15, 2024. Please send your completed application to Cynthia Swan at [email protected].
Review the Fellowship Guidelines
Download the 2024-2026 Fellowship Application
Allen Gary Palmer Excellence in Service and Commitment Award
This annual award, open to qualified graduating or former Section Fellows, honors the legacy of former FLS Council member Allen Gary Palmer.
Palmer Award Rules
Meet the Family Law Fellows
Jason Pica II
Tracy Almanzan, El Paso, TX
Nilaja Ford, Edison, NJ
Katina Miner, Bowling Green, KY
Payal Sinha, Milpitas, CA
Trevi-Ann Thompson, Atlanta, GA
William Boyd, Omaha, NE
Neveen Kurtom, Columbia, MD
Family Law Fellow Directories