Job Details

Legal Intern / Law Clerk **

Company name

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Law Student

Date Last Verified

Jul 13, 2021

Valid Through

Oct 26, 2021

Posted on

Sep 30, 2020

Location

Washington, DC, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
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Legal Intern / Law Clerk
The candidate will support the work of legal team in supportive holistic litigation on behalf of survivors. Reports to the Executive Director. Will be a member of the legal team working on behalf of Black women survivors of intimate partner abuse. Provides support in the compassionate, holistic and culturally competent delivery of legal services to Black women survivors of intimate partner abuse. Conducts legal research and drafts legal documents, including legal memoranda, briefs pleadings, motions, letters. Conducts case related investigations. Conducts client intake and case management services. Observes client interactions and court. Participates in the organization’s community outreach efforts in Washington, DC’s Wards 7 and 8. Participates in the organization’s educational resource development. Attends survivor-centered community working group meetings; and Other tasks as may be assigned. Should have enrollment in an accredited law school program with at least one year completed. Must have excellent legal research skills. Excellent legal writing skills are required. Past experience with a survivor-focused organization is a plus.

Additional info

Submit a resume, cover letter (including a clear statement of why are interested in this position) and writing sample.

Company info

Alana Brown
Executive Director
Safe Sisters Circle
601 I St NW
Washington, DC 20004

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