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BSW Inaugural Diversity Fellowship

Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson (BSW) has an ongoing commitment to diversity and inclusion. In furtherance of that commitment, BSW has created a 2L Diversity Fellowship Program. The goal of the program is to allow BSW to foster a new generation of diverse lawyers who will enhance the diversity of our legal community. The program will allow second-year law students an opportunity to spend the Fall semester as a Law Clerk in the Baton Rouge office of BSW and the Spring semester working in-house with a firm client—Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System (FMOL).

FMOL is a leading health care innovator in Louisiana and Mississippi. As a nonprofit, mission-focused Catholic healthcare ministry, FMOL has given special attention to citizens who are most in need. FMOL carries out its mission by striving for equity and fairness in all relationships, as it has committed to providing care to the needy without seeking reimbursement—including those who are vulnerable due to lack of insurance coverage, citizenship status, health status, age, education level, and other factors that compromise their ability to obtain quality healthcare services.

Successful completion of the fellowship program leads to the potential for full-time employment with BSW or FMOL after graduation.

Eligibility:

  • Second-year law student in good standing with an accredited law school
  • Approximately 12-15 hour of work per week is required
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities, work experience, and community involvement
  • Member of a diverse community that historically has been underrepresented in the legal profession
  • Have a strong interest in joining BSW or FMOL as a full-time attorney after law school graduation

How to Apply:

  • Submit a cover letter
  • Submit a current resume
  • Submit current law school transcript
  • Submit a letter of recommendation from two professional or academic references
  • Participate in an interview
  • Submit a statement (no longer than 1,000 words) providing: a description of your background, personal attributes, and how same has worked to facilitate and encourage diversity, inclusion and equity. The statement should also answer the following question: From your perspective, what can law firms do to better recruit and retain people who have been historically underrepresented in law firms (people of color, women, people who identify as LGBTQ+ and/or people who live with disabilities)?

Fellows will receive:

  • Law clerk compensation for the Fall semester from BSW
  • Law clerk compensation for the Spring semester from FMOL
  • Ongoing mentorship during duration of law school matriculation
  • Ad hoc membership in the firm’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee during fellowship

Learning Objectives:

  • Development of Professional Relationships
  • Developing Problem Solving Skills
  • Developing Professional Identity and Independent Learning
  • Developing Ethical Practice Skills
  • Organizing and Managing Legal Work

Deadline to apply is July 1, 2022.  

Applications can be submitted at: https://www.bswllp.com/fellowship

BSW Inaugural Diversity Fellowship

Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson (BSW) has an ongoing commitment to diversity and inclusion. In furtherance of that commitment, BSW has created a 2L Diversity Fellowship Program. The goal of the program is to allow BSW to foster a new generation of diverse lawyers who will enhance the diversity of our legal community. The program will allow second-year law students an opportunity to spend the Fall semester as a Law Clerk in the Baton Rouge office of BSW and the Spring semester working in-house with a firm client—Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System (FMOL).

FMOL is a leading health care innovator in Louisiana and Mississippi. As a nonprofit, mission-focused Catholic healthcare ministry, FMOL has given special attention to citizens who are most in need. FMOL carries out its mission by striving for equity and fairness in all relationships, as it has committed to providing care to the needy without seeking reimbursement—including those who are vulnerable due to lack of insurance coverage, citizenship status, health status, age, education level, and other factors that compromise their ability to obtain quality healthcare services.

Successful completion of the fellowship program leads to the potential for full-time employment with BSW or FMOL after graduation.

Eligibility:

  • Second-year law student in good standing with an accredited law school
  • Approximately 12-15 hour of work per week is required
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities, work experience, and community involvement
  • Member of a diverse community that historically has been underrepresented in the legal profession
  • Have a strong interest in joining BSW or FMOL as a full-time attorney after law school graduation

How to Apply:

  • Submit a cover letter
  • Submit a current resume
  • Submit current law school transcript
  • Submit a letter of recommendation from two professional or academic references
  • Participate in an interview
  • Submit a statement (no longer than 1,000 words) providing: a description of your background, personal attributes, and how same has worked to facilitate and encourage diversity, inclusion and equity. The statement should also answer the following question: From your perspective, what can law firms do to better recruit and retain people who have been historically underrepresented in law firms (people of color, women, people who identify as LGBTQ+ and/or people who live with disabilities)?

Fellows will receive:

  • Law clerk compensation for the Fall semester from BSW
  • Law clerk compensation for the Spring semester from FMOL
  • Ongoing mentorship during duration of law school matriculation
  • Ad hoc membership in the firm’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee during fellowship

Learning Objectives:

  • Development of Professional Relationships
  • Developing Problem Solving Skills
  • Developing Professional Identity and Independent Learning
  • Developing Ethical Practice Skills
  • Organizing and Managing Legal Work

Deadline to apply is July 1, 2022.  

Applications can be submitted at: https://www.bswllp.com/fellowship

BSW Inaugural Diversity Fellowship

Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson (BSW) has an ongoing commitment to diversity and inclusion. In furtherance of that commitment, BSW has created a 2L Diversity Fellowship Program. The goal of the program is to allow BSW to foster a new generation of diverse lawyers who will enhance the diversity of our legal community. The program will allow second-year law students an opportunity to spend the Fall semester as a Law Clerk in the Baton Rouge office of BSW and the Spring semester working in-house with a firm client—Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System (FMOL).

FMOL is a leading health care innovator in Louisiana and Mississippi. As a nonprofit, mission-focused Catholic healthcare ministry, FMOL has given special attention to citizens who are most in need. FMOL carries out its mission by striving for equity and fairness in all relationships, as it has committed to providing care to the needy without seeking reimbursement—including those who are vulnerable due to lack of insurance coverage, citizenship status, health status, age, education level, and other factors that compromise their ability to obtain quality healthcare services.

Successful completion of the fellowship program leads to the potential for full-time employment with BSW or FMOL after graduation.

Eligibility:

  • Second-year law student in good standing with an accredited law school
  • Approximately 12-15 hour of work per week is required
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities, work experience, and community involvement
  • Member of a diverse community that historically has been underrepresented in the legal profession
  • Have a strong interest in joining BSW or FMOL as a full-time attorney after law school graduation

How to Apply:

  • Submit a cover letter
  • Submit a current resume
  • Submit current law school transcript
  • Submit a letter of recommendation from two professional or academic references
  • Participate in an interview
  • Submit a statement (no longer than 1,000 words) providing: a description of your background, personal attributes, and how same has worked to facilitate and encourage diversity, inclusion and equity. The statement should also answer the following question: From your perspective, what can law firms do to better recruit and retain people who have been historically underrepresented in law firms (people of color, women, people who identify as LGBTQ+ and/or people who live with disabilities)?

Fellows will receive:

  • Law clerk compensation for the Fall semester from BSW
  • Law clerk compensation for the Spring semester from FMOL
  • Ongoing mentorship during duration of law school matriculation
  • Ad hoc membership in the firm’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee during fellowship

Learning Objectives:

  • Development of Professional Relationships
  • Developing Problem Solving Skills
  • Developing Professional Identity and Independent Learning
  • Developing Ethical Practice Skills
  • Organizing and Managing Legal Work

Deadline to apply is July 1, 2022.  

Applications can be submitted at: https://www.bswllp.com/fellowship

BSW Inaugural Diversity Fellowship

Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson (BSW) has an ongoing commitment to diversity and inclusion. In furtherance of that commitment, BSW has created a 2L Diversity Fellowship Program. The goal of the program is to allow BSW to foster a new generation of diverse lawyers who will enhance the diversity of our legal community. The program will allow second-year law students an opportunity to spend the Fall semester as a Law Clerk in the Baton Rouge office of BSW and the Spring semester working in-house with a firm client—Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System (FMOL).

FMOL is a leading health care innovator in Louisiana and Mississippi. As a nonprofit, mission-focused Catholic healthcare ministry, FMOL has given special attention to citizens who are most in need. FMOL carries out its mission by striving for equity and fairness in all relationships, as it has committed to providing care to the needy without seeking reimbursement—including those who are vulnerable due to lack of insurance coverage, citizenship status, health status, age, education level, and other factors that compromise their ability to obtain quality healthcare services.

Successful completion of the fellowship program leads to the potential for full-time employment with BSW or FMOL after graduation.

Eligibility:

  • Second-year law student in good standing with an accredited law school
  • Approximately 12-15 hour of work per week is required
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities, work experience, and community involvement
  • Member of a diverse community that historically has been underrepresented in the legal profession
  • Have a strong interest in joining BSW or FMOL as a full-time attorney after law school graduation

How to Apply:

  • Submit a cover letter
  • Submit a current resume
  • Submit current law school transcript
  • Submit a letter of recommendation from two professional or academic references
  • Participate in an interview
  • Submit a statement (no longer than 1,000 words) providing: a description of your background, personal attributes, and how same has worked to facilitate and encourage diversity, inclusion and equity. The statement should also answer the following question: From your perspective, what can law firms do to better recruit and retain people who have been historically underrepresented in law firms (people of color, women, people who identify as LGBTQ+ and/or people who live with disabilities)?

Fellows will receive:

  • Law clerk compensation for the Fall semester from BSW
  • Law clerk compensation for the Spring semester from FMOL
  • Ongoing mentorship during duration of law school matriculation
  • Ad hoc membership in the firm’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee during fellowship

Learning Objectives:

  • Development of Professional Relationships
  • Developing Problem Solving Skills
  • Developing Professional Identity and Independent Learning
  • Developing Ethical Practice Skills
  • Organizing and Managing Legal Work

Deadline to apply is July 1, 2022.  

Applications can be submitted at: https://www.bswllp.com/fellowship

BSW Inaugural Diversity Fellowship

Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson (BSW) has an ongoing commitment to diversity and inclusion. In furtherance of that commitment, BSW has created a 2L Diversity Fellowship Program. The goal of the program is to allow BSW to foster a new generation of diverse lawyers who will enhance the diversity of our legal community. The program will allow second-year law students an opportunity to spend the Fall semester as a Law Clerk in the Baton Rouge office of BSW and the Spring semester working in-house with a firm client—Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System (FMOL).

FMOL is a leading health care innovator in Louisiana and Mississippi. As a nonprofit, mission-focused Catholic healthcare ministry, FMOL has given special attention to citizens who are most in need. FMOL carries out its mission by striving for equity and fairness in all relationships, as it has committed to providing care to the needy without seeking reimbursement—including those who are vulnerable due to lack of insurance coverage, citizenship status, health status, age, education level, and other factors that compromise their ability to obtain quality healthcare services.

Successful completion of the fellowship program leads to the potential for full-time employment with BSW or FMOL after graduation.

Eligibility:

  • Second-year law student in good standing with an accredited law school
  • Approximately 12-15 hour of work per week is required
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities, work experience, and community involvement
  • Member of a diverse community that historically has been underrepresented in the legal profession
  • Have a strong interest in joining BSW or FMOL as a full-time attorney after law school graduation

How to Apply:

  • Submit a cover letter
  • Submit a current resume
  • Submit current law school transcript
  • Submit a letter of recommendation from two professional or academic references
  • Participate in an interview
  • Submit a statement (no longer than 1,000 words) providing: a description of your background, personal attributes, and how same has worked to facilitate and encourage diversity, inclusion and equity. The statement should also answer the following question: From your perspective, what can law firms do to better recruit and retain people who have been historically underrepresented in law firms (people of color, women, people who identify as LGBTQ+ and/or people who live with disabilities)?

Fellows will receive:

  • Law clerk compensation for the Fall semester from BSW
  • Law clerk compensation for the Spring semester from FMOL
  • Ongoing mentorship during duration of law school matriculation
  • Ad hoc membership in the firm’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee during fellowship

Learning Objectives:

  • Development of Professional Relationships
  • Developing Problem Solving Skills
  • Developing Professional Identity and Independent Learning
  • Developing Ethical Practice Skills
  • Organizing and Managing Legal Work

Deadline to apply is July 1, 2022.  

Applications can be submitted at: https://www.bswllp.com/fellowship

BSW Inaugural Diversity Fellowship

Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson (BSW) has an ongoing commitment to diversity and inclusion. In furtherance of that commitment, BSW has created a 2L Diversity Fellowship Program. The goal of the program is to allow BSW to foster a new generation of diverse lawyers who will enhance the diversity of our legal community. The program will allow second-year law students an opportunity to spend the Fall semester as a Law Clerk in the Baton Rouge office of BSW and the Spring semester working in-house with a firm client—Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System (FMOL).

FMOL is a leading health care innovator in Louisiana and Mississippi. As a nonprofit, mission-focused Catholic healthcare ministry, FMOL has given special attention to citizens who are most in need. FMOL carries out its mission by striving for equity and fairness in all relationships, as it has committed to providing care to the needy without seeking reimbursement—including those who are vulnerable due to lack of insurance coverage, citizenship status, health status, age, education level, and other factors that compromise their ability to obtain quality healthcare services.

Successful completion of the fellowship program leads to the potential for full-time employment with BSW or FMOL after graduation.

Eligibility:

  • Second-year law student in good standing with an accredited law school
  • Approximately 12-15 hour of work per week is required
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities, work experience, and community involvement
  • Member of a diverse community that historically has been underrepresented in the legal profession
  • Have a strong interest in joining BSW or FMOL as a full-time attorney after law school graduation

How to Apply:

  • Submit a cover letter
  • Submit a current resume
  • Submit current law school transcript
  • Submit a letter of recommendation from two professional or academic references
  • Participate in an interview
  • Submit a statement (no longer than 1,000 words) providing: a description of your background, personal attributes, and how same has worked to facilitate and encourage diversity, inclusion and equity. The statement should also answer the following question: From your perspective, what can law firms do to better recruit and retain people who have been historically underrepresented in law firms (people of color, women, people who identify as LGBTQ+ and/or people who live with disabilities)?

Fellows will receive:

  • Law clerk compensation for the Fall semester from BSW
  • Law clerk compensation for the Spring semester from FMOL
  • Ongoing mentorship during duration of law school matriculation
  • Ad hoc membership in the firm’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee during fellowship

Learning Objectives:

  • Development of Professional Relationships
  • Developing Problem Solving Skills
  • Developing Professional Identity and Independent Learning
  • Developing Ethical Practice Skills
  • Organizing and Managing Legal Work

Deadline to apply is July 1, 2022.  

Applications can be submitted at: https://www.bswllp.com/fellowship