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ProfileFellowships Fellows will work on assignments including research, writing, client interviews, community education and outreach. Fellows receive guidance and mentoring from experienced Legal Services staff attorneys. Represents elderly and disabled adults who have been denied Supplemental Security Income and Disability Insurance benefits. Over 80% of denials are reversed, bringing much needed cash and Medicaid benefits to these individuals. Law student fellows provide important assistance to attorneys including interviewing clients and witnesses, drafting legal documents, discovery and briefs, and conducting research and investigations. Law student fellows have frequent opportunities to attend strategy sessions, hearings, mediations, depositions, and community events. Fellows should have demonstrated commitment to public interest work and a strong academic background. The following funds are available to establish Law Student Fellowships: $5,000 funds a Law Student Fellowship in name for one semester. $10,000 funds a Law Student Fellowship in name for two semesters.
Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc.
3000 Biscayne Boulevard,
Miami, FL 33137