Job Details

Law Clerk **

Company name

Disability Rights California

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Law Student

Date Last Verified

Jun 13,2018

Posted on

Jan 23,2018

Location

Oakland, CA
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Law Clerk The candidate will be responsible for: Interviewing clients and consumers. Providing information on self-advocacy. Legal research and writing. Legislative analysis and writing. Representation at mediation and administrative hearings at school districts, universities, regional centers, Social Security and others. Providing assistance to people with psychiatric disabilities who are incarcerated in psychiatric institutions to ensure the enforcement of their federal, state, constitutional and statutory rights. Assisting clients file charges of discrimination with U.S. Office of Civil Rights for the Department of Education, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Assisting in the investigation of serious, systemic and potentially life-threatening abuse and neglect in state and private facilities serving people with psychiatric and developmental disabilities. Conducting trainings on the law and multicultural outreach. Should have completed their 1st, 2nd or 3rd year of law school. Note: Summer law student 10-week internships generally begin the first business day in June for a 37.5 hour week.

Additional info

Send resume, brief writing sample (10 pages) and references.

Company info

Jung Pham
Law Intern Supervising Attorney
Disability Rights California
1330 Broadway
Suite 500
Oakland, CA 94612-2509
Phone: 510-267-1200

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