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ProfileAssociate Program, Summer 2018 The intern will have immediate contact with clients, will draft documents and will shadow attorneys at hearings. Will be assigned an attorney with an ongoing caseload. Will gain valuable litigation experience and will know that he/she has assisted vulnerable populations facing eviction, foreclosure or consumer debt litigation. Work will be required assisting individual representation for eviction, collections, bankruptcy and foreclosure matters as well as systemic matters related to fair housing and fair debt collection matters. Conduct screening and client interviews with clients seeking legal assistance with eviction, foreclosure or consumer debt. Conduct factual investigations including client interviews, requesting and reviewing court, medical, and other records, searching public records, etc. Attend hearings, trials and outreach events. Conduct legal research. Draft pleadings / research memoranda / correspondence. Such other tasks as may be assigned. Duration: June 4 - August 10, 2018.
Send cover letter; resume; contact information for three references; writing sample and completed summer associate application.
Community Legal Aid Services, Inc.
11 Federal Plaza Central
Metropolitan Tower , 7th Floor
Youngstown, OH 44503-1505