The candidate’s duties will include: Research/Case Assistance: Assist attorneys and accredited representatives in conducting legal research, KYRs screenings and follow-up client interviews to collect information to provide to attorney to discern eligibility for immigration relief, prepare and update client case files and client databases, collect, compile and organize supporting documents for client cases, translate documents between Spanish and English, and dr... read more
The candidate should be attorney licensed in Texas, an attorney licensed in another state, a law school graduate, a law student, a paralegal, an undergraduate student, or even a member of the community. read more
Volunteer Law Student
The candidate must be an attorney licensed in Texas, an attorney licensed in another state, a law school graduate, a law student, a paralegal, an undergraduate student, or even a member of the community.
Summer 2021 Legal Internship
Intern working closely with legal department staff, will work in all aspects of litigation including legal research, factual investigation, and drafting of memoranda. Will also assist in the researching or drafting of materials for public education. Interns will attend regular staff meetings. One year of law school must be completed before the internship commences is required. Commitment to civil liberties and civil rights and an interest in wo...
The candidate will provide free legal assistance in a wide-range of civil matters to eligible, low-income Texans. Area of law includes : Civil Rights, Community Development, Consumer, Debt/Credit/Bankruptcy, Disability, Disaster and Emergency Assistance, Employment, Family & Juvenile, Homeless, Housing, Immigration & Naturalization, Public Benefits, Veterans, Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault, Special Education.
The student will join an organization that provides immigration services such as VAWA, U- and T-Visas, and family-based petitions.
Areas of Law: Family and Juvenile, Homeless, Immigration and Naturalization.
Need for non-English services: Spanish
Types of projects in need of Pro Bono help: Client counseling (e.g., brief advice), Draft legal documents (e.g., briefs), Litigation: Trial/Direct Representation, Translate legal documents.
Fall Legal Intern
The intern will be supporting the representation of unaccompanied children: prepare merits filings, including asylum and special immigrant juvenile status petitions and state court filings, for unaccompanied children (direct representation) under the supervision of firm's attorneys; prepare for hearings and interviews. Legal Screening: Assist with the initial screening of unaccompanied minor children, conduct communication with child clients, adult sponso... read more