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ProfileLaw Clerkship â€“ Summer The Law clerks will gain hands-on experience working closely with legal staff to assist clients with violence against women, housing, public benefits, immigration, elder law, and elder abuse issues. Assignments may include completing legal research and writing, doing client intakes by telephone and in person, conducting client interviews, assisting in firm's free community legal clinics, and giving presentations in community education and training sessions. If certified, law clerks may represent individuals in court hearings. Preferences will be given to applicants who can commit to longer terms of service, who have a demonstrated and continuing commitment to social justice legal work, and who are bilingual. Preference will be given to applicants who have a demonstrated and continuing commitment to social justice / public interest legal work or to the communities served by APILO, applicants who can commit to a longer term of service, and applicants who are bilingual in a second language. Preference will be given to those with a knowledge of Tagalog, Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean, Thai, and Spanish languages. Should be academically in good standing. Fluency in a second language is preferred. This is a part-time 10-week, preferred (16 â€“ 25 hours spread out over 3 days) semester clerkship program.
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Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach .
1212 Broadway Street
Oakland, CA 94612