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The Equal Justice Foundation (EJF) is a student-run organization that is dedicated to the principle that every lawyer has a responsibility to address the inequities within the legal system. The primary goal is to provide fellowships for first and second year law students who volunteer their services over the summer to social justice causes. Past recipients of EJF awards have provided vital legal services to disadvantaged communities and non-profit organizations all over the world.

2017–2018 Student Volunteers

Elidi Lara, Class of 2019
Laura Wharton, Class of 2019

2017 Fellows

Sherri White-Williamson interned at the Center on Race, Poverty and the Environment. This non-profit organization focuses on low-income and communities of color and helps them to address the health disparities caused by the impact of air and water pollution.

Shawn Byrns interned at the Center for Elder Law and Justice, a non-profit civil legal service that serves eight Western New York counties. The mission of the Center is to improve the quality of life for elderly, disabled and low-income person by providing comprehensive free legal service to the community.

How Can I support EJF?

Without your donation, these fellowships would not be possible. Because of you, and a small group of others like you, these students were able to complete important work and make a tangible difference while providing legal services to disadvantaged communities.


Writing a check to support EJF is the best way to make a cash donation. Please make the check out to Vermont Law School and put “EJF” in the subject line.

Please mail checks to:
Equal Justice Foundation at VLS
c/o Kathy McCullough
PO Box 96
South Royalton, VT 05068


Donate HERE.


The EJF Auction has a long tradition at Vermont Law School. If you have any goods or services that you would like to donate for our silent auction or raffle, please contact