First Year Lawyer Fellow (2022)


Alliance Defending Freedom is an alliance-building legal organization that advocates for the right of people to freely live out their faith. Please visit to view our Statement of Faith and Doctrinal Distinctives.

First Year Lawyer Fellow

Alliance Defending Freedom is seeking a highly skilled First Year Lawyer Fellow to join our Legal Team in Lansdowne, VA for a one year fellowship starting fall 2022. As a Lawyer Fellow, you are a vital part of the Legal Advocacy Team and will advocate within a multidisciplinary, collaborative environment. In a yearlong program, Fellows will work fulltime assisting a variety of seasoned practitioners on constitutional cases from the investigative stages, through discovery and motions practice, and into trial. In some cases, the Fellows will be given the opportunity to engage in appellate practice. Their assistance may include case evaluation and development, legal research, and the drafting of legal briefs. Fellows may also contribute to public policy through legal scholarship and public advocacy.

Please visit to view the complete position description and to apply.