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Legal Clerkship **

Company name

Legal Aid of Western Missouri

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Law Student

Location

Kansas City, MO

Date Last Verified

Jan 30,2018

Posted on

Nov 21,2017
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Legal Clerkship Duties: Under the supervision of Aid staff attorneys, will participate in case work in one or more areas of civil practice. May include conducting client interviews, making initial case assessments, obtaining discovery and other evidence, preparing clients for administrative hearings or trials, writing briefs and other legal memoranda, or attending community outreach and education events. Work on projects and cases that have a wide-ranging and lasting impact on client communities. Will be assigned a supervising attorney who will monitor their work and oversee representation of clients at administrative, municipal, state, or federal court hearings/trials.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: 2L and 3L students. Students with Rule 13 certification by the Missouri Board of Law Examiners may have the opportunity to represent clients in court.
Schedule: 20 hours per week.

Additional info

Send resume, writing sample (up to 5 pages), and cover letter indicating preferred start and end dates, hours available per week, preferred office location, and three preferred areas of practice.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Legal Aid of Western Missouri
Central Office
1125 Grand Blvd., , 1900
Kansas City, MO 64106

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