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ProfileLaw 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.
Send resume, brief writing sample (10 pages) and references.
Law Intern Supervising Attorney
Disability Rights California
Oakland, CA 94612-2509