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Law Student - Public Interest in New York City, NY **

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Company name

New York Legal Assistance Group

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Law Student

Location

USA New York City, NY

Date Last Verified

Aug 27,2018

Posted on

Jan 18,2018

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Fall 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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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
New York Legal Assistance Group
450 West 33rd Street
11th Floor
New York City, NY 10001