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Summer Law Clerk

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Company The International Institute of the Bay Area Location Brentwood, CA, United States

Public Interest

Law Student

Min 1 yrs required



Sep 21, 2022

Jan 04, 2023

Dec 08, 2021


Summer Law Clerk
The candidate will work directly on immigration cases such as citizenship, relief for victims of domestic violence and other crimes, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, removal defense, and other humanitarian relief cases. Assist with case preparation under the direction of a staff attorney. This may include consulting with and interviewing clients, writing client and witness declarations and other documents, compiling evidence, completing immigration applications, and conducting legal and factual research. Conduct eligibility screenings and consultations for potential clients. Participate in pro bono legal workshops sponsored by IIBA and/or its partners. Maintain documents and prepare forms using electronic case management systems. Communicate with clients in person, on the phone, and by mail and email. Assist with general office responsibilities as needed, including finalizing application packets for submission, scheduling client appointments, maintaining client files, and coordinating special projects.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have the second language proficiency required, preferably in Spanish. Preferably able to commit to eight or more weeks during summer. Currently enrolled in law school. Well-organized, attentive to detail, accurate, and reliable. Strong computer skills, with administrative experience, preferred. Experience interacting with clients and the public in a professional manner. Committed to serving and compassionate about issues faced by low-income immigrant communities.

Additional info

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
The International Institute of the Bay Area
121 Sand Creek Road,
Suite B
Brentwood, CA 94513

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