Job Details

Legal Internships Spring **

Company name

Volunteer Lawyers For The Arts

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Law Student

Date Last Verified

Apr 09,2019

Valid Through

Jul 23,2019

Posted on

Feb 12,2018

Location

New York City, NY, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
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Legal Internships Spring
The Legal Intern will interact daily with clients and gain hands-on experience analyzing, interpreting, and counseling members of New York’s arts community on legal issues pertaining to various areas of law, including intellectual property, contract, and non-profit and for-profit corporate matters. Interviewing potential clients and enabling firm’s intake process by identifying key legal and factual issues to determine their suitability for firm services. Participating in client consultations and administering client case files in preparation for referral to pro bono counsel. Conducting legal research, writing, and case management in support of ongoing intellectual property, contract, corporate, and dispute resolution matters. Assisting with firm’s education and development programming by creating presentation materials, and teaching classes on legal and business issues that affect artists and arts organizations. Demonstrated interest in the arts and public service is required. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and attention to detail is required. Strong legal research and writing skills is required. Prior course work and experience in intellectual property and/or the arts strongly preferred. Must be available to work at least 10-15 hours per week.

Additional info

Send a cover letter, resume, and unofficial transcript.

Company info

Laura Levin-Dando
Volunteer Lawyers For The Arts
1 East 53rd Street, 6th floor
New York City, NY 10022

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