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Volunteer Internship **

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Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Law Student

Date Last Verified

May 25, 2021

Valid Through

Sep 07, 2021

Posted on

Feb 27, 2020


Tuscaloosa, AL, United States

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Volunteer Internship
The candidate will assist local offices and help with under-served communities. Will gain valuable legal experience and first-hand knowledge of how the public interest legal sector operates. Gain experience in several areas of public interest law, such as family, housing, collection lawsuits, bankruptcy, public benefits, tax, education, and employment. Assist clients with the completion of intake questionnaires and applications. Work with a Managing Attorney to assist clients with their legal problems. Determine the eligibility of clients by calculating income, learning about assets, and inquiring about factors that make clients eligible for legal services. Use knowledge of substantive law to develop and enhance intake questionnaires, as well as self-help materials for clients. Learn interviewing techniques, case analysis, and issue spotting in areas of public interest law. Enthusiasm about assisting low income Alabamians is required. Should be highly motivated to use skills to assist the community. Ability to work efficiently with people from diverse backgrounds is needed. Should have ability to communicate effectively individually (one-on-one) and/or present information in a group setting. Must be able and willing to attend training sessions.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Legal Services Alabama.
2315 9th Street
Suite 3-A
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401

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