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Foster Pepper PLLC 1L Diversity Fellowship

Deadline: January 13, 2016

Eligibility:

Foster Pepper seeks strong lawyers with diverse backgrounds. Diversity enriches our workplace and enhances our ability to best serve our clients. We are committed to:

  • Recruiting and hiring the most qualified diverse attorneys.
  • Promoting diverse attorneys to key leadership positions.
  • Maintaining a work environment that fosters mutual respect firmwide.
In an effort to further our commitment, Foster Pepper established the 1L Diversity Fellowship, which provides our summer associate with a paid position in our Seattle offi ce, plus a $7,500 academic scholarship to be applied toward tuition for the 2016-2017 academic year.
Any individual with a diverse background who:
        •Is enrolled and in good standing as a first-year law student at an ABA-accredited law school
        •Demonstrates a record of strong academic achievement
        •Contributes meaningfully to the diversity of the law school student body
        •Demonstrates a commitment to practicing law in Seattle following graduation
Eligible applicants should submit the following materials:
  • A personal statement 500 words or fewer describing your interest in practicing law in Seattle at Foster Pepper and how you would contribute to the firm’s diversity and to the Seattle legal community
  • A current resume
  • Your undergraduate transcript and law school grades (when they become available)
  • Three professional or academic references. Please do not include letters of recommendation.

Please submit your application at www.foster.com/careers.

Award: Paid summer associate position and a $7,500 academic scholarship for 2L tuition

Website: http://www.foster.com/about/diversity-and-inclusion