Job Details

Legal Internship **

Company name

Connecticut Fair Housing Center

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Law Student

Date Last Verified

Sep 02, 2020

Valid Through

Dec 16, 2020

Posted on

May 15, 2018

Location

Hartford, CT, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
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Profile

Legal Internship
Students will work on either housing discrimination or foreclosure prevention and fair lending cases, or they will be assigned to other special projects as needed. Responsibilities will include some or all of the following: researching fair housing and foreclosure legal issues related to claims before state and federal agencies and courts; developing outreach and educational materials and conducting presentations for community organizations; interviewing potential clients, evaluating claims and making recommendations regarding suitability of cases for representation; and drafting complaints, attending hearings and settlement negotiations and assisting in preparation of witnesses. Work on legal policy research on issues of discrimination and access to opportunity. Must be demonstrating a commitment to social justice and civil rights issued are encouraged to apply. Diverse backgrounds also are encouraged to apply.
Schedule: 10-15 hours during the school year and 30-35 hours during the summer.

Additional info

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Company info

Pamela Heller
Connecticut Fair Housing Center
221 Main Street
Suite 401
Hartford, CT 06106
Fax: 860-247-4236

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