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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. Provides telephone legal advice and self-help materials to assist tenants resolve private housing matters. The Project advises tenants on issues such as how to defend their eviction case, request return of their security deposit, and demand repairs of their rental property. The Project also provides court representation in selected cases. 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