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2023 Summer Fellowship Program


Each summer CCLS selects up to three law students to join our fight and be a part of our mission to advance justice and empower people.  During the 10-week program, Fellows will be assigned to one or more of the following legal teams:

·       Housing Law Team (Eviction defense)

·       Consumer/Senior/Public Benefits Law Team (Senior citizen rights, Consumer justice)

·       Health Consumer Center

·       Family/Immigration Law Team

The 2023 Summer Fellowship will be conducted in-person at the CCLS main office in Fresno, California.  Fellows will be expected to work alongside CCLS staff Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, gaining hands-on experience in a fast-paced, legal aid firm.  Selected Fellows will be compensated at a rate of $15.50 per hour, with the possibility of an additional award, pending funding approval.  


All applications must include:

o   Cover Letter

o   Resume

o   Three personal or professional references

o   Responses to the following Supplemental Questions:

  •   Why are people poor? (Limit 500 words)
  •   How has your life and law school experience shaped your        interest in poverty law? (Limit 500 words)
  •   What has been your greatest accomplishment? (Limit 500        words)


To Apply: 

Applications may be submitted as follows:

Online at the following link:

By Email to Jonathan Ota, Human Resources Manager at



Submission Deadline: 
April 26, 2023
Organization Information: 
Central California Legal Services (Main Branch)
2115 Kern Street, Suite 200
Fresno, CA, CA 93721
United States
Phone: 559-570-1217