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Law Student - Public Interest in Brooklyn, NY **

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Company name

Brooklyn Legal Services Corporation A

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Law Student

Location

Brooklyn, NY

Date Last Verified

Apr 24,2018

Posted on

Jan 02,2018

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2018 Summer Law Student Internship Intern will play an integral part in cases from start to finish and will have the opportunity to witness the positive impact their work has on the lives of clients.Daily responsibilities will include the drafting of legal papers for filing with the court or administrative agencies and client intake. Interns will be supervised by practicing attorneys and will be provided opportunities to develop litigation strategies and participate in active litigation. The Housing Representation Unit work includes: Eviction proceedings, including non-payment, holdover and HP proceedings in the Civil and Housing Courts of the City of New York. Administrative hearings and judicial appeals therefrom in cases involving with the New York City Housing Authority, New York State Division of Housing and Community Renewal, and New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development. Proceedings with any housing agency which could result in eviction. Keeping families in their homes, fighting illegal overcharges, and securing appropriate repairs and essential services. Coordinating with social services caseworkers to help families obtain One-Shot Deals and Family Eviction Prevention Supplements to assist with rental arrears and maintain ongoing affordability of tenants’ housing. Summer 2018 internships will likely begin in late May. Interns will be expected to work 40 hours per week for a minimum of ten weeks.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Brooklyn Legal Services Corporation A
80 Jamaica Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11207