Rising 2L Paige Tamecki selected for Rural Summer Legal Corps Fellowship

Thursday, May 23, 2019
Paige Tamecki

Paige Tamecki has been selected for the 2019 Rural Summer Legal Corps Fellowship. Each summer, Equal Justice Works partners with Legal Services Corporation (LSC) to support 30 dedicated law students who want to serve rural and isolated communities across the United and its territories. Student Fellows spend eight to ten weeks during the summer conducting outreach, exploring innovative ways to meet with clients living in remote areas, and building capacity at the organizations where they serve. 

Paige joins 29 other public interest law students in addressing pressing legal issues facing rural communities in the areas of housing, domestic violence, public benefits, migrant farmworkers, Native American, and family law. Specifically, Paige is tasked with providing expungement legal services for low-income clients. Next week, the 30 RSLC Fellows will travel to Washington DC for a three-day training on public interest law and the unique challenges and benefits of working with legal clients in a rural setting. From there, they will head to their respective host organizations for 8-10 weeks of service.

Paige will be hosted at Neighborhood Legal Services Association, where she’s tasked with will providing expungement legal services for low-income clients. She will be splitting her time between their Beaver and Pittsburgh offices.

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