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ProfileSummer Internship The student will serve as Consumer Protection Unit Intern. Will have the opportunity to represent clients in court, negotiate with opposing counsel, and argue before a judge. Appear in court in defense of debt collection actions (under attorney supervision), perform legal research, draft motion papers, create legal self-help and reference materials, work directly with clients, conduct client intakes, and more. Some light administrative work is expected, such as entering client data into client database. A full-time commitment of 10 weeks (usually commencing the Tuesday after Memorial Day and ending early August) is required. In addition to handling substantive work at the Group, interns will have the opportunity to participate in comprehensive training that covers the breadth of civil legal services practice in New York City, as well as a series of brown bag lunches on fellowships, clerkships and other topics of interest, and social events in and around the office in lower Manhattan. Application Period: December 1 to March 31
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New York Legal Assistance Group
450 West 33rd Street
New York City, NY 10001