Application Details

Applications for the 2024-2025 Weil Legal Innovators (WLI) Program are now open! Apply by March 18, 2024.

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Key Dates

January 2024

WLI applications open

March 18, 2024

WLI applications close

April 2024

Interview Round I with WLI Steering Committee

Interview Round II with WLI Nonprofit Partners

May 1, 2024

Offers extended to Innovators

July 2024

WLI Program commences

WLI Conference in NYC (July 15-17)

July 2025

WLI Program concludes


  • $60,000 in compensation for the fellowship year, plus full health benefits coverage inclusive of medical, vision and dental
  • A one-time $10,000 law school scholarship awarded upon starting first year of law school at a WLI partner institution
  • All expenses paid trip to New York City for the program’s three-day conference at the beginning and end of the fellowship year, during which fellows engage in trainings, networking and celebratory activities with other fellows, alumni and Weil attorneys and staff
  • An opportunity to work at and learn from a leading national or international public service organization
  • Direct access to mentorship opportunities with attorneys and professional staff at various levels
  • A guaranteed opportunity to interview for the Weil Summer Associate Program with dedicated support from the Weil Legal Innovators network.
  • Professional development trainings from leading instructors in the academic, for-profit and nonprofit sectors.