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Law Student - Public Interest in Houston, TX **

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Company name

Equal Justice Center

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Law Student

Location

Houston, TX

Date Last Verified

Apr 19,2018

Posted on

Mar 19,2018

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Spring Workers’ Rights And Employment Law Internship The intern will conduct detailed in-person and telephone interviews with the numerous workers who contact firm's seeking legal assistance, and to assist firm's staff attorneys to analyze the workers’ legal needs and available remedies. The intern will also assist in firm's community outreach and education campaign by speaking with workers and distributing literature on job-sites and in businesses frequented by low-wage, immigrant workers to inform workers of their wage rights and connect them with firm's staff for legal consultations. Attend an intensive crash course, alongside UT Law clinic students, to learn the basics of the substantive law and practice methods employed by firm's. The internship will also provide substantial on-the-job training in subjects including workers’ rights, labor and employment law, contract law, litigation practice, and public interest advocacy. Spanish fluency required. 10-20 hours per week.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Equal Justice Center
510 South Congress Ave.
Suite 206
Austin, TX 78704