Job Details

Internship **

Company name

New England Legal Foundation

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Law Student

Date Last Verified

Jan 09,2020

Valid Through

Apr 23,2020

Posted on

Feb 14,2016

Location

Boston, MA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
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Internship

The candidate will educate law students in public interest law from a free enterprise perspective, with a focus on environmental regulation, employment law, corporate and individual rights, fees, taxes, and regulated industries; To provide law students with exposure to the private legal community, to provide them with legal work experience, to increase their knowledge of the law, and to build their professional confidence; To provide law students with experience in working for a not-for-profit public interest law firm which, in turn, exposes them to law firm operations and client and constituent interactions; and To increase capacity while developing the interns’ research and writing skills. Researching statutes, regulations, cases and other legal material relevant to issues and cases which NELF is addressing; writing internal memoranda of law summarizing that research; Drafting pleadings and appellate and trial court memoranda and briefs; Working on general litigation activities including discovery and court proceedings; Doing legal and other research in connection with seminar and publication topics; and Attending meetings relevant to the issues and cases on which the intern is working. Second or Third-year of law school are preferred.

Company info

Martin J. Newhouse
President
New England Legal Foundation
150 Lincoln Street
Boston, MA 02111

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