New Fellowship Opportunity

Renne Public Law Group is pleased to offer a condensed fellowship program designed to introduce law students to local government advocacy. Please distribute this notice to students that may be interested.
The Fellowship Program will be held remotely for a two-week period: June 7-18, 2021. Fellows will receive a $2,000 stipend at the conclusion of the program. The deadline for applications is February 15, 2021 by 5:00pm PST.
The Program is designed to be a “crash course” – immersing students in the field of local government law and initiatives. Fellows will gain valuable knowledge in a wide range of law and legal issues unique to local government, including the Brown Act, the Public Records Act, CEQA, the Meyers Milias-Brown Act, charter law principles and more. The program will include talks with local officials and legal experts, legal research assignments, and discussions about future challenges facing local governments.
Application Process:
• To be eligible, students: must have completed their first year of law school but ideally have completed their second year; must demonstrate a serious interest in the local public sector; must have an excellent academic background and possess superior writing skills. Students must commit to spending at least 40 hours a week on the Fellowship.
• To apply, please email The email must contain: (a) a cover letter including a statement of interest; (b) student transcripts; (c) a resume; and (d) a writing sample. Emails that do not contain these items will not be considered. We also request that candidates submit a diversity statement with their application. All application materials must be received by 5:00 p.m. PST on Monday, February 15, 2021.

2020 Fellowship Program