Midwest Environmental Advocates is a nonprofit environmental law center that works for healthy water, air, land and government for this generation and the next. We believe that every citizen has the potential to make a difference.

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Employment Opportunities

Staff Attorney

MEA is seeking an experienced attorney to further our community-based approach to lawyering which involves collaboration with organizational partners as well as providing technical and legal assistance to community-based organizations and coalitions. A successful candidate will combine community outreach and education with legal advocacy to help our clients successfully protect the environment while simultaneously strengthening communities.

For more details, please read this job posting.

Volunteer Opportunities

We can always use extra hands in our work. Volunteer needs are always changing, so the best way to get involved is to contact our office and tell us about your skills and interests. With everything from easy office tasks to professional, pro bono attorney support, we'd love to have your help. Email us at advocate@midwestadvocates.org to get involved.

Tell us more about yourself! Download and fill out our volunteer questionnaire and email it to advocate@midwestadvocates.org.

Law Clerks

Midwest Environmental Advocates trains the next generation of environmental attorneys in our law clerk program. Our Summer Advocate program welcomes full-time clerks who help in the office for 10-12 weeks during the summer months. Law students serve externships at MEA during the school year. Read more information about our clerk program.

Q&A with CSA farmer and MEA office manager, Lauren Rudersdorf

In November 2017 the staff, board and supporters of Midwest Environmental Advocates took time to be with their families and enjoy the harvest season. But before the Thanksgiving holiday, we spoke with a staff member at MEA who knows a lot about what the season means to Wisconsin farmers.