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ProfileFellowships Fellows will work on assignments including research, writing, client interviews, community education and outreach. Fellows receive guidance and mentoring from experienced Legal Services staff attorneys. Advocates for children with special needs so that they can achieve their full developmental potential and have the opportunity to experience a successful and productive adulthood. The Project helps these children receive educational services and accommodations necessary to make academic progress, as well as SSI disability benefits and Medicaid. Law student fellows provide important assistance to attorneys including interviewing clients and witnesses, drafting legal documents, discovery and briefs, and conducting research and investigations. Law student fellows have frequent opportunities to attend strategy sessions, hearings, mediations, depositions, and community events. Fellows should have demonstrated commitment to public interest work and a strong academic background. The following funds are available to establish Law Student Fellowships: $5,000 funds a Law Student Fellowship in name for one semester. $10,000 funds a Law Student Fellowship in name for two semesters.
Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc.
3000 Biscayne Boulevard,
Miami, FL 33137