Clinic Legal Services
Legal Intern #BD
1 position, unpaid
10-20 hours per week (flexible)
May 21-August 3, 2018
Description: Intern will work closely with supervising attorney to: (1) research the variety of civil legal issues facing homeless youth (ages 16-24), ex-offenders, and low-income consumers, (2) draft pleadings, memos, and correspondence related to these issues, and (3) communicate with clients and prospective clients to gather facts and information about their legal issues. Intern should have an interest in any or all of the following civil legal issues: driver’s license, expungement of criminal records, landlord-tenant, bankruptcy, and consumer law.
The goal of this internship is to introduce an intern to a variety of civil legal issues, develop legal skills and provide a deeper understanding of the Clinic’s prophetic call to “Seek justice, defend the oppressed. Take up the cause of the fatherless; plead the case of the widow. (Isaiah 1:17).
Qualifications: Law students (1L, 2L or 3L).
Application Materials and Deadline: Please submit a cover letter referencing the Clinic Legal Services Intern #BD, resume, and unofficial law school transcript by February 9, 2018 to the attention of Kathleen Bloxsome, Volunteer Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org Please note that positions may be filled on a rolling basis prior to this deadline.