Job Details

2021 Summer Law Clerk **

Company name

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Law Student

Date Last Verified

Mar 23, 2021

Valid Through

Jul 06, 2021

Posted on

Jan 03, 2021

Location

Santa Ana, CA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Apply Later   Employer Sponsored Job (Free to apply to)
 

Profile

2021 Summer Law Clerk
The summer law clerks will gain skills in at least some of the areas below. In area of Client Interaction, will perform new case intake interviews; contact clients for follow-up through interviews and telephone calls; perform fact gathering; and present new cases at weekly CaseAcceptance meetings. In area of legal research and writing, prepare opening case memos; draft correspondence, pleadings, and motions. In area of Pro Bono Support, assist in drafting manuals, samples, and educational presentations to support pro bono attorneys working on Center's cases as well as prepare cases for placement. In area of Community Education and Outreach: research legal issues; prepare client education materials; and assist in conducting presentations to clients. Will be assigned to the Consumer Law Project. Will assist with consumer matters, including debt collection (harassment and defense), bankruptcy, predatory lending, student loans, homeownership disputes, various types of frauds and scams, and identity theft. Will also assist with courthouse-based clinics where individuals are provided brief counsel and advice. Will include some work focused on older adults. First, second, or third year (part-time) law students will be considered. Must have demonstrated commitment to serving low-income or disadvantaged individuals, families, and communities. Excellent research and writing skills are required. Should have ability to work efficiently and independently with moderate level of supervision. Sensitivity and ability to work with victims of domestic violence and other sensitive populations is needed. Fluency in Spanish or Vietnamese is preferred.

Additional info

Send a cover letter detailing relevant experience, why interested in volunteering for the Center, along with resume and writing sample (up to 10 pages).

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Public Law Center
601 Civic Center Drive West
Santa Ana, CA 92701

Similar Jobs:

Internship, Spring The interns work as landlord/tenant counselors, enforcement investigators, and m...
Internship, Fall The interns work as landlord/tenant counselors, enforcement investigators, and med...
Internship, Summer The interns work as landlord/tenant counselors, enforcement investigators, and m...