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ProfileFall Internship The student will work as Mediation Project Intern. Will interview potential clients about issues to be resolved, screen out domestic violence cases through clients' interviews, observe, take notes and write a summary of mediation sessions and conduct outreach to community based organizations about the project. In addition, students assist clients prepare statements of net worth and gather financial information, draft agreements mediated by the parties at Group, work on an uncontested divorce for a party who mediated their agreement at Group, as well as research and write a guide on issues such as equitable distribution, support, custody/visitation and domestic violence to be used by consulting attorneys. Strong preference for fluent Spanish speakers. The student interns for semester-long internships during the fall and spring. The position requires a part-time commitment (at least 2 days per week, 12-14 hours). Should have excellent research, writing, and analytical skills, and a strong commitment to public interest law. Application Period: June 1 to August 31
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New York Legal Assistance Group
450 West 33rd Street
New York City, NY 10001