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Law Student - Public Interest in New York City, NY **

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Company name

New York Legal Assistance Group

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Law Student

Location

USA New York City, NY

Date Last Verified

Mar 07,2018

Posted on

Jan 17,2018

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Summer Internship The student will serve as Special Litigation Intern. Will work on a broad range of substantive issues, including public benefits, consumer protection, and special education. Conduct legal research and factual investigation, draft legal memoranda and court documents, and assist with motion practice and discovery in pending lawsuits. Will also have the opportunity to attend court proceedings and/or case-related meetings and conferences. In addition, in connection with SLU's For-Profit Schools Project, will work with SLU attorneys to explore ways to provide individual and systemic relief from student loan debts for current and former students of for-profit post-secondary schools. A full-time commitment of 10 weeks (usually commencing the Tuesday after Memorial Day and ending early August) is required. Interns will have the opportunity to participate in comprehensive training that covers the breadth of civil legal services practice in New York City. Should have excellent research, writing, and analytical skills, and a strong commitment to public interest law. Application Period: December 1 to March 31

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Hiring Coordinator
New York Legal Assistance Group
450 West 33rd Street
11th Floor
New York City, NY 10001