African Legal Fellows

September, 2020

Vance Center Africa Program Update

The Vance Center's African Legal Fellows participated in several events to conclude their fellowship year: Read More

June, 2020

New York City Bar President Greets African Legal Fellows

The Vance Center African Legal Fellows had a virtual meeting with Sheila Boston, the newly-inaugurated president of the New York City Bar Association and its executive director, Bret Parker. Also... Read More

April, 2020

Vance Center Monitors African Law Firms’ Response to Covid-19

The Vance Center, with the help of current and past African Legal Fellows from South Africa, Kenya, and Nigeria, is monitoring the responses of governments to the Covid-19 pandemic, as well as pr... Read More

February, 2020

Vance Center African Legal Fellows Speak at Paul Weiss Panel

(From left: Edwin S. Maynard, Michael Momoh, Cindy Oraro, Mashudu Nonkwelu and Oladimeji Ojo during the panel discussion | Photo Credit: Alex Papachristou)  Paul Weiss hosted a lunchtime present... Read More

January, 2020

Africa Program Update

The Vance Center is focusing on the Gambia in an upcoming training of judges and in pro bono representation projects, seeking to support national institutions guiding the country through transiti... Read More

November, 2019

Vance Center Welcomes New African Legal Fellows

The Vance Center is continuing its flagship African Legal Fellows Program for the 18th year and its partnership with Power Africa for the second year, welcoming new Fellows at law firms in New Yo... Read More