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Summer Law Clerk **

Company name

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Law Student

Date Last Verified

Jun 07, 2021

Valid Through

Sep 20, 2021

Posted on

Apr 13, 2020

Location

Philadelphia, PA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
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Summer Law Clerk
The law clerk will work with attorneys on case development and litigation. Under the supervision of an attorney, will perform legal and factual research, and develop case strategy and legal theories. May also have the opportunity to assist attorneys with preparing briefs and motions, to meet with clients and experts, to participate in moots of oral arguments, and to attend court proceedings and conferences with opposing counsel. In addition to involvement in ongoing litigation, the program includes seminars with attorneys from across the organization on current environmental issues. Each clerk has the opportunity to work with several attorneys on case development and litigation. Students may draft pleadings and briefs, do legal research, develop strategy and legal theories, gather evidence, and attend client meetings and court proceedings. The program also offers students seminars with attorneys in the office and with guest speakers on current environmental issues, as well as opportunities to interact with other local and regional groups active in the environmental community. Will be placed in the Coal Program.

Duration: 10 weeks

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Earthjustice
1617 JFK Blvd.,
Ste. 1675
Philadelphia, PA 19103

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