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Equal Justice Works

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Equal Justice Works is a legal aid society based in Washington, DC that was founded in 1986. As of 2018 they had $27 million in revenue and $30 million in assets.

Equal Justice Works partners with law schools, law firms, corporate legal departments, AmeriCorps, and nonprofit organizations to offer law students and lawyers a chance to change lives.

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Program areas at Equal Justice Works

Fellowship program:equal Justice Works manages the largest postgraduate legal fellowship program in the nation, with support from law firms, companies, foundations, individuals, and others that share the organization's commitment to Equal Justice. Equal Justice Works fellowship programs place new public interest lawyers who have designed innovative two year projects in partnership with legal services organizations to address unmet legal needs in our communities. Following their fellowships, more than 85 percent of Equal Justice Works fellows remain in public service positions, continuing to pursue Equal Justice for all. At the Equal Justice Works board of directors meeting in february 2018, it was reported that a total of 139 Equal Justice Works fellows served in dozens of cities across the nation, where they were on the front lines making a positive difference for communities in need.

Law school engagement & advocacy unit:equal Justice Works law student engagement and advocacy unit Works with law school administrators and faculty, and students to provide comprehensive information on how to manage student debt while pursuing a public interest legal career; create a pipeline of legal talent for Equal Justice Works' programs; and nurture a lifelong commitment to public service and Equal Justice. The unit manages the following programs:the law school membership program, comprising more than 90 percent of aba accredited law schools, provides member law schools with access to Equal Justice Works valuable public interest resources and programs. Membership is open to all law schools in the united states and its territories.the conference and career fair, the largest national public interest legal career fair, brings together hundreds of public interest employers to conduct interviews for fulltime positions and internships. At the 2017 conference and career fair, 1450 law students from ...

Americorps legal fellows:equal Justice Works issue specific fellowship programs enable aspiring and committed public interest lawyers and law students to jump right in and serve communities in need of immediate assistance. Equal Justice Works fellowship programs range in geography and issue area, and included the following during this period:elder Justice americorps placed fellows and law students at legal services organizations across the country to deliver legal assistance to older low income adult victims of abuse, neglect, and financial exploitation.justice americorps supported fellows and law students working on increasing levels of representation of unaccompanied children in immigration court, and facilitating identification of unaccompanied children who have been victims of abuse, trafficking, or trauma.veterans legal corps brought together fellows and law students to provide legal services for low income and homeless veterans and their families. Fellows addressed legal issues related to employment matters, unemployment benefits, child support, and va benefits.during this period, ...

Form 990s for Equal Justice Works

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-08Sep 14, 2019990View PDF
2017-08Jun 14, 2018990View PDF
2016-08Jun 5, 2017990View PDF
2016-06Sep 1, 2017990View PDF
2015-06Jul 27, 2016990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Equal Justice Works

Total grants, contributions, etc.$26,776,118
Program services$72,900
Investment income and dividends$302,399
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$592,558
Net income from fundraising events$-715,653
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$49,210
Total revenues$27,077,532

Vendors for Equal Justice Works

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
RSM Us LLPAudit accounting2020-02-13
█████████ ████████Software2019-08-28
█████████Content management system software2019-08-15
██████ ███Tax accounting2019-06-18
█████ ██Tax accounting; Accounting Services$600,4482018-08-01
███ ██████████Event Fundraising Consulting$120,7402018-08-01
████████ ████████ ███████Conference Services$373,4652018-08-01
████ ████████ █████Conference Services$139,9702018-08-01
...and one more vendors

Personnel at Equal Justice Works

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Tim WierzbickiChief Development Officer-Jan. 30, 2018
David SternExecutive Director$283,180Aug. 17, 2020
█████ ████████Director of Marketing and Communications-Jan. 30, 2018
██████ █████████████Director of Administration$122,269Aug. 31, 2018
████████ ██████Director of Philanthropy$142,211Aug. 31, 2018
███████ █████████████Director of Public Programs-Jan. 30, 2018
█████ ██████Director of Law School Engagement and Advocacy$134,506Jan. 30, 2018
███ ███████Director of Fellowships$129,269Aug. 31, 2018
██████ ███████Strategy Execution Manager-Aug. 17, 2020
███████ ██ ████Treasurer$0Aug. 17, 2020
...and seven more key personnel

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