Job Details

Fellowships

Company name

Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc.

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jun 19,2018

Posted on

Jan 10,2018

Location

Miami, FL
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Fellowships Fellows will work on assignments including research, writing, client interviews, community education and outreach. Fellows receive guidance and mentoring from experienced Legal Services staff attorneys. Helps homeless individuals receive Supplemental Security Income disability benefits, Medicaid, and food stamps, and keeps homeless children in their neighborhood schools so that their education is not disrupted. Law student fellows provide important assistance to attorneys including interviewing clients and witnesses, drafting legal documents, discovery and briefs, and conducting research and investigations. Law student fellows have frequent opportunities to attend strategy sessions, hearings, mediations, depositions, and community events. Fellows should have demonstrated commitment to public interest work and a strong academic background. The following funds are available to establish Law Student Fellowships: $5,000 funds a Law Student Fellowship in name for one semester. $10,000 funds a Law Student Fellowship in name for two semesters.

Company info

Marcia Cypen
Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc.
3000 Biscayne Boulevard,
Suite 500
Miami, FL 33137

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