Job Details

Legal Intern Family Law **

Company name

Urban Justice Center

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Law Student

Date Last Verified

Nov 28,2018

Posted on

Dec 06,2017

Location

New York City, NY
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Legal Intern - Family Law
The candidate will provide legal representation in NYC Family and Integrated Domestic Violence Courts, mental health services, advocacy, case management, and on-going domestic violence education and outreach activities throughout the five boroughs of New York City. Will work within a legal-psychosocial framework with survivors of domestic violence to provide assistance to Family Law attorneys in matters concerning orders of protection, custody, visitation and child/spousal support. Assist UJC DVP attorneys with direct representation and advocacy to victims of domestic violence seeking legal relief in family court, matrimonial and/or immigration proceedings. Conduct client intakes, perform legal research/writing, assist attorneys in all aspects of their cases. Accompany attorneys in conducting Outreach and Community Education events. Maintain accurate and timely case files and documentation thereof of all contact and services. Collect and maintain data collection required for monthly, quarterly and yearly statistics. Currently attending Law School is needed. Fluent in Spanish or another language is preferred. Interest and/or experience in working with survivors of domestic violence and trauma is needed. Proficiency working with individuals of diverse backgrounds and lifestyles is needed. Strong organizational and administrative skill is essential.

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Company info

Noora Barakat
Staff Attorney
Urban Justice Center
123 William Street
16th Floor
New York City, NY 10038

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