Job Details

Summer 2021 For Justice Clerkship **

Company name

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Law Student

Date Last Verified

Apr 02, 2021

Valid Through

Jul 16, 2021

Posted on

Nov 26, 2020

Location

Los Angeles, CA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
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Summer for Justice Clerkship Program
Clerks will gain crucial skills for legal problem solving, learn to think critically about the policy implications of legal system, and leave ready to create positive social change. Will conduct client interviews, attend case review meetings, and carry a supervised caseload. Under staff supervision, volunteers carry their own caseload that may involve conducting intake interviews, legal research, negotiating and litigating worker abuse claims, representing clients in DLSE hearings, and more. In addition to direct client representation, students may assist in preparing and conducting rights education programs for low-wage workers and helping to administer a monthly walk-in legal clinic.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Candidates from law schools from around the nation as well as undergraduate students are welcome. Demonstrated commitment to public interest/service and/or empathy for elderly, disabled and low-income populations. Detail-oriented in addition to excellent research, writing, and oral communication skills. Bilingual applicants needed and preferred. Spanish-language skills strongly preferred.
Duration: 11 weeks
Tentative Clerkship Program Dates: May 26, 2021 –August 6, 2021

Additional info

Send cover letter, resume, short legal writing sample, transcripts (unofficial accepted), 3 references.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Bet Tzedek Legal Services.
145 South Fairfax Avenue
Suite 200
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Phone: 323-648-4722

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