Job Details

Summer Law Clerk **

Company name

Veterans Legal Institute

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Law Student

Date Last Verified

May 21, 2020

Valid Through

Sep 03, 2020

Posted on

Dec 05, 2019

Location

Santa Ana, CA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
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Profile

Summer Law Clerk
The candidate will join Practice Areas: Community Economic Development, Consumer Protection/Debt/Bankruptcy, Criminal Law, Disability Law/Rights, Discharge Upgrade, Employment/Labor, General Legal Services, Health Law, Housing/Landlord-Tenant, Immigration, LGBTQ, Non-Profit, Probate/Trust & Estate Issues, Public Benefits/Social Security, Veteran benefits. Will gain a diverse arena of skills including Client interviewing and counseling. Clerks, under the supervision of the managing attorney, will be able to conduct intakes in person, in the office, at clinics and over the phone with potential and retained clients. Clerks will collect facts, draft memos and supporting documents, and discuss each case with the managing attorney. Clerks will also partake in legal research and writing. All law clerks will conduct legal research and writing in a variety of areas including veterans benefits, discharge upgrades, expungements housing, consumer law and more. Clerks will learn to draft memos, motions, pleadings, and other documents. Clerks with have the opportunity to attend legal clinics at the VA Hospital in Long Beach, Starbucks, Saddleback College, Irvine Valley College, and other areas. Clerks will also have the option to attend various events. Qualifications: Law clerks should be a 1L, 2L or 3L, or a recent law school graduate with a passion to assist veterans.

Additional info

Email a cover letter, resume, writing sample and references.

Company info

Antoinette Balta
Veterans Legal Institute
2100 N. Broadway
Ste. 209
Santa Ana, CA 92706

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