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ProfileSummer Associate Program, 2018 The candidate will assist with the following casework: evictions, foreclosures, housing conditions, land contracts, consumer debt and bankruptcy cases, record sealing, reinstatement of driving privileges, custody matters relating to school enrollment, public benefit matters, and special education/IEPs for residents in the neighborhoods served. Will also assist with the development of community education materials and case protocols, attend community meetings, work with resident organizations and TPN councils and conduct legal and policy research. Should have excellent interpersonal communication skills, strong oral and written communication skills, ability to relate to and work with both professionals and residents of a community with one of the highest poverty rates in the country. Will work in different areas of the law and have different experiences. Generally, Law Students may expect to interview clients, draft client letters, draft court pleadings, research relevant legal issues, attend and assist with court hearings, assist with discovery, analyze evidence, and complete various other tasks as assigned. Orientation: June 4 and 5, 2018. Duration: June 4 - August 10, 2018.
Send cover letter, resume, contact information for three references, writing sample, and completed summer associate application.
Community Legal Aid Services, Inc.
11 Federal Plaza Central
Metropolitan Tower , 7th Floor
Youngstown, OH 44503-1505