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The Public Interest Law Jobs are about the protection of interest that is shared by the entire public or a significant part of the public. The issues and the clients who handle the public interest law deal with different things of the public concern that include the domestic violence, child welfare, environmental protection and illegal discrimination.

The public service practice requires the person to work in the law reform or in the government. It involves charities, public international organization, educational, private law and interest law firm who work as pro bono. The person can work as a public defender, federal government office and nonprofit organization. The people who work in this career want to get the satisfaction above anything else. This is especially for the people who do not like to be involved into the jobs that need them to go to court. It is easy to find the job in the private sector or public sector. The person can get involved in impact litigation, community outreach and administrative advocacy.

People, who want to work in the public interest, may choose different areas. Legal services organization is meant to help people with legal services for the families who are in the civil matters or who need to work in the litigation or transactional work. Such organizations can be compared to the public defenders, but the only difference is that public defenders help with criminal matters. The legal issues attorneys do help people who are involved into immigration issues, predatory lending, bankruptcy and housing discrimination.

People in advocacy organization work with regulations and legislation, they work towards the system change as legal service attorneys or public defenders. The policy is about the insight in the issues which may affect the underrepresented group.

Public defender officer gives the representation in the criminal cases and for the clients who are not able to pay for such counsel. The public defender officer may be funded by a non-profit organization. The public defenders may represent the clients in the legal process and other phases. State attorney general and prosecutor offices: they work for the solicitors and prosecutor in the public interest law. The department of the justice also may include the divisions for the violation of the civil rights. The legal staff can work with organizations and government entities. The government entities are at the federal level and they do have the in-house legal staff who enforces the regulations and the laws. Larger firms also can get involved into the public interest job by becoming the pro-bono. Certain firms also may encourage the attorneys in volunteering the time for the non-legal pro bono work.
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Oct 05, 14 USA - NJ Englewood Cliffs

Public Interest, Min 1 yrs required
15hit(s)  
of changes to Social Security rules, regulations, policies and case law Work on projects with... the Executive Director, Senior Policy Advisor and Office of Government Affairs, as needed. Assist with organization’s publications, consulting, continuing legal education and community education work....
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Oct 06, 14 USA - MI Grand Rapids

Law Firm, Min 3 yrs required
38hit(s)  
of experience in municipal law and municipal finance to... our well-established statewide municipal law municipal finance practice. Must be... a fast-paced, dynamic practice. Will also have excellent law school performance, strong writing,... organization and communication skills, and a strong work ethic....
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Oct 20, 14 USA - CA Santa Ana

Public Interest,
17hit(s)  
public law Center Staff Attorney... – Health law Wills & Probate Unit... supervise volunteer attorneys and law students at clinics. Oversee... case load of health law and probate matters. Conduct... community education presentations to clients, partner agencies, and service providers....
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Oct 13, 14 USA - TX Austin

Public Interest, Min 3 yrs required
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licensed attorney work. Family law experience is needed. Contested... to human trafficking is needed. Experience with clients in crisis and public speaking is needed. ... Note: This is a three year grant-funded position with a Crime Victim Legal Services Program....
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Oct 01, 14 USA - NY New York City

Public Interest, Min 1 yrs required
6hit(s)  
testify at hearings, advocate at hearings including direct examination of clients and cross examination of experts, and prepare written arguments and memoranda of law Will also collaborate with... other partners or community groups to create and shape public policy advocacy....
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Oct 01, 14 USA - NY New York City

Public Interest, Min 1 yrs required
5hit(s)  
testify at hearings, advocate at hearings including direct examination of clients and cross examination of experts, and prepare written arguments and memoranda of law Will also collaborate with... other partners or community groups to create and shape public policy advocacy....
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Sep 27, 14 USA - CA Los Angeles

Public Interest,
19hit(s)  
dynamic team of advocates from four public interest law offices. Be... involved in developing and supporting language access services, working with pro bono counsel, participating in trial preparation workshops for limited scope representation clients, and performing other duties as needed....
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Sep 24, 14 USA - CA San Francisco

Public Interest, Min 2 yrs required
7hit(s)  
clients to apply for public and private benefits, as... well as handles other health insurance and income benefits related issues. Follows claims throughout the process, negotiating with SSA and Disability Analysts and appears before Administrative law Judges. Files documents for......
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Oct 22, 14 USA - NY Bohemia

Public Interest,
4hit(s)  
discovery. Research questions of law Conduct intake interviews with... complainants involving predatory lending and/or discrimination. Analyze claims and evidence for jurisdiction, statute of limitations, and fair housing tests. Assist to draft proposals for agency initiatives. Participate in tester training program....
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Oct 20, 14 USA - MO Saint Louis

Public Interest, Min 5 yrs required
11hit(s)  
affecting the lives of low-income clients; become adept at handling presentations to community organizations, community leaders and other partners; supervise law students and paralegals; participate... in community education activities; be active in community groups; participate in private bar involvement activities....
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