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Law Student - Public Interest in Akron, OH **

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Company name

Community Legal Aid Services, Inc.

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Law Student

Location

USA Akron, OH

Date Last Verified

Apr 24,2018

Posted on

Feb 19,2018

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Associate Program, Summer 2018 The intern will have immediate contact with clients, will draft documents and will shadow attorneys at hearings. Will be assigned an attorney with an ongoing caseload. Will gain valuable litigation experience and will know that he/she has assisted vulnerable populations facing eviction, foreclosure or consumer debt litigation. Work will be required assisting individual representation for eviction, collections, bankruptcy and foreclosure matters as well as systemic matters related to fair housing and fair debt collection matters. Conduct screening and client interviews with clients seeking legal assistance with eviction, foreclosure or consumer debt. Conduct factual investigations including client interviews, requesting and reviewing court, medical, and other records, searching public records, etc. Attend hearings, trials and outreach events. Conduct legal research. Draft pleadings / research memoranda / correspondence. Such other tasks as may be assigned. Duration: June 4 - August 10, 2018.

Additional info

Send cover letter; resume; contact information for three references; writing sample and completed summer associate application.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Community Legal Aid Services, Inc.
50 South Main St
Suite 800
Akron, OH 44308