Job Details

Summer Legal Intern **

Company name

MinKwon Center for Community Action

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Law Student

Date Last Verified

Sep 10,2018

Posted on

Jul 01,2017

Location

Flushing, NY
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Summer Legal Intern Duties: Perform legal research and write memoranda/briefs on related legal issues. Conduct community education on housing, immigration, labor, and other important legal issues. Participate in advocacy efforts, such as meeting with government officials and writing op-ed pieces in local newspapers. Engage in direct client contact: Participate in initial intakes to assess client cases and act as a liaison for clients. Work on active litigation: Cases in state and federal district court, unemployment insurance hearings, housing court, and small claims court at all phases of litigation. Intern responsibilities may include drafting litigation documents/briefs, fact research, attending court conferences, preparing clients for depositions, and trial preparation. There is also a possibility of directly representing clients in small claims court.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: Oral and written English is required. Korean-language or Mandarin-language proficiency is desired.
Schedule: 16 to 40 hours a week.
Duration: 10+ weeks

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Company info

Jane Kim
MinKwon Center for Community Action
136-19 41st Ave
Between Main Street Union Street , 3rd Floor
Flushing, NY 11355