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Law Student - Public Interest in Brooklyn, NY **

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Company name

Brooklyn Legal Services Corporation A

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Law Student

Location

Brooklyn, NY

Date Last Verified

Jul 26,2018

Posted on

Jan 04,2018

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Law Student Internship - Summer 2018 The intern will provide legal support, representation, and advice to individuals involved in foreclosures and potential bankruptcies. Work involves, but is not limited to: Home foreclosure support, especially for those in danger of homelessness; Eviction defense and monitoring of the foreclosure process to ensure that the procedure is fair and the law is appropriately followed and applied; Assistance to homeowners in settlement conferences in helping to renegotiate the terms of loans; Provision of intervention services to avoid imminent loss of home; Assistance to homeowners in analyzing mortgages and other legal documents to determine appropriate legal defenses and counterclaims; Protection from predatory loan practices and representing homeowners in foreclosures that are a result of predatory lending; Commencing affirmative litigation challenging predatory lending practices, mortgage fraud, and housing discrimination; Bankruptcy/debt relief; Increasing awareness about unfair sales practices; Loan modifications; Reviewing and prepping Bankruptcy cases for stay and discharge violations. Note: This is an unpaid internship. The intern will work for 40 hours per week for 10+ weeks. Commencing on: Late May, 2018.

Additional info

Send cover letter, resume, unofficial law school transcript, and brief writing sample. Write “Summer 2018 CEA Application” in the subject line of the e-mail.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Brooklyn Legal Services Corporation A
80 Jamaica Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11207