Job Details

Fall Internship **

Company name

New York Legal Assistance Group

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Law Student

Date Last Verified

Nov 22,2018

Posted on

Jan 22,2018


New York City, NY
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Fall Internship
The intern will work in the Matrimonial and Family Law Unit as an LGBTQ Law Project Intern. Interns will interview potential clients about issues to be resolved, screen out domestic violence cases through clients' interviews, observe, take notes and write a summary of mediation sessions and conduct outreach to community based organizations about the project. In addition, students assist clients prepare statements of net worth and gather financial information, draft agreements mediated by the parties at Group, work on an uncontested divorce for a party who mediated their agreement at NYLAG, as well as research and write a guide on issues such as equitable distribution, support, custody/visitation and domestic violence to be used by consulting attorneys. Strong preference for fluent Spanish speakers. Should have excellent research, writing, and analytical skills, and a strong commitment to public interest law.

Duration: June 1 to August 31

Additional info

Send cover letter, resume and writing sample.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
New York Legal Assistance Group
450 West 33rd Street
11th Floor
New York City, NY 10001

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