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ProfileSpring Part-time Law Student Legal Volunteer The intern will work under the supervision of firm's staff attorneys and the legal services director. Responsibilities will vary depending on the applicantâ€™s interests and the program needs of firm. Conduct intake and assist in case assessment. Assist clients with securing non-litigated divorces or immigration status through VAWA self-petitions and U-Visa applications. Draft responsive pleadings and motions. Research legal issues and attend working group meetings. Work with a litigating attorney on active cases in the Family and Supreme Courts and attend court appearances. Law student, law graduate or admitted attorney are considered. Must have good interpersonal and organizational skills. Must have demonstrated interest in domestic violence issues or womenâ€™s issues. Knowledge of family, matrimonial and/or immigration law helpful. Bilingual English/Spanish preferred. Require a commitment of at least 10 hours per week for a minimum of 10 weeks.
Send Cover letter with two references; Resume; Writing sample.
Her Justice Inc.
100 Broadway, 10th Floor
New York City, NY 10005