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Organization TypePublic Interest
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ProfileLaw Student Interns - Summer 2018 The candidate will serve in Human Right to Housing Project. Will represent tenants on impact issues, provide legal advice, support grassroots organizing efforts, and empower tenants to advocate for themselves. Work closely with staff attorneys and paralegals to advance the project’s goals through legal research and writing, which will often become part of a client’s pleadings or a document used to advocate for legislative/regulatory reform, as well as client intakes. Must have background and/or interest in one or more of the following: public interest law/poverty law, domestic or international human rights law, and community organizing or community economic development. Should have excellent legal research and writing skills, attention to detail, the ability to manage multiple responsibilities, and the ability to work with a class- and race-diverse constituency. Spanish proficiency or fluency is desired.
Send the following: Cover letter, including a statement of your interest, knowledge, or experience in the particular internship sought. Note: Please indicate which project you want to intern with in your cover letter; Resume; List of three references; and, One writing sample that reflects solely the applicant’s work.
Public Justice Center
500 East Lexington Street
Baltimore, MD 21202