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Law Student - Public Interest in Oakland, CA **

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Company name

Family Violence Appellate Project

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Law Student


USA Oakland, CA

Date Last Verified

Jul 23,2018

Posted on

Jun 13,2018

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Law Clerk, Fall 2018 The candidate will be assisting with an active pipeline of case referrals, including completing an initial case analysis, which involves analyzing the trial court record and the legal issues in the case and making a preliminary recommendation on whether FVAP should accept the case for appeal. Will be conducting legal research and writing. Assisting FVAP’s pro bono attorneys in private practice with appeals and amicus curiae briefs. Analyzing social science literature in the field of domestic violence. Assisting with some administrative tasks as needed. Must have completion of at least one year of law school (including Civil Procedure) at an accredited university. Should have knowledge of domestic violence law and/or family law strongly preferred, either through course work or work experience. Experience working with clients in crisis strongly preferred. Litigation or appellate experience preferred.

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Jennafer Dorfman Wagner
Director of Programs
Family Violence Appellate Project
449 15th St.
Suite 104
Oakland, CA 94612