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In-house Counsel Intern

Company name

The Public Interest Network

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Denver, CO

Date Last Verified

Apr 10,2018

Posted on

Apr 09,2018
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In-House Counsel Intern The Interns will conduct legal research, prepare in-house legal memoranda and draft and review contracts. Work in specific practice areas includes: Employment Practice: Assist legal staff with advising on employment matters and employment benefits systems, ensure compliance with employment laws, review employment materials, and assist with defending employment-related claims. Corporate Compliance: Assist legal staff with conducting and documenting corporate board meetings and maintaining the organizations’ good standing with state regulators. Tax-Exempt Organizations: Assist legal staff with advising on IRS guidelines relating to nonprofit organizations, including for lobbying and political activities. First Amendment: Assist legal staff with representing the organization’s right to conduct door-to-door and street canvassing in cities and towns across the country. Election and Lobbying Law: Assist legal staff with ensuring compliance with federal and state election and lobbying laws. Contracts: Draft and review contracts, leases, grant agreements, and other legal documents. Should have excellent academic credentials, be goal-driven and results-oriented, and have a strong desire to protect the public interest through nonprofit and political work. Must have 1+ year of law school and prior experience volunteering or working with a nonprofit organization or political campaign is preferred.

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Hiring Coordinator
The Public Interest Network
1536 Wynkoop Street
Denver, CO 80203

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