Job Title Law Student/Public Interest/Cleveland, Ohio **
Company Legal Aid Society of Cleveland
Job Profile. Summer Associate Program
Summer associates are expected to work for at least 11 weeks and may work up to 13 weeks. Summer associates work in different areas of the law but all receive the opportunity to learn how to be excellent poverty lawyers. Generally, summer associates will interview clients, draft court pleadings, research relevant legal issues, attend and assist with court hearings and trials and analyze evidence. In addition, will participate in weekly training on substantive areas of poverty law, observe oral arguments in the 8th District Court of Appeals and meet afterward with the judges involved. Summer associate applicants should have completed first year of law school by the time they commence work in the summer of the program year. Law students who speak Spanish are encouraged to apply.
Note: Applications for the 2013 Summer Associate Program will be accepted starting in the Fall 2012.