Fall Legal Intern (Family Law)
Intern to work with and on behalf of victims of domestic violence. Work within a legal-psychosocial framework with survivors of domestic violence to provide assistance to Family Law attorneys in matters concerning orders of protection, custody, visitation and child/spousal support. This internship placement may be for any of the 5 boroughs. Must be currently attending Law School. Fluent in Spanish or another language is preferred. Interest an... read more
Summer Intern Program
Summer Internship Program provides law students with the opportunity to get hands-on experience helping low-income individuals with serious health issues who are referred to our legal clinics. Legal interns will assist clients with securing government benefits, addressing housing issues, handling immigration matters, solving insurance disputes, resolving family law matters and negotiating workplace accommodations. In addition, legal interns will obser...
Other Volunteer Experience
The candidate will have volunteer experience throughout the year to admitted attorneys, law students, college graduates, and those interested in medical-legal partnerships. Aside from those pursuing a legal profession, company’s volunteers have included those working towards careers in the medical field and social support services as well as returned professionals from a variety of fields.
Internship Program, Summer 2020
Students will work with staff attorneys to support ongoing impact litigation, policy analysis, and advocacy. Areas of work will include championing the rights of low-income debtors; challenging fines and fees imposed on low income people in the criminal justice system; fighting for the rights of low wage workers, including those in non-traditional employment; protecting the rights of low-income people to Medicaid and food stamps; combatting ...
The students will join an organization committed to the use and promotion of peaceful dispute resolution.
Areas of Law: Community Development, Consumer, Dispute Resolution, Special Education, Vocational Rehabilitation, Lemon Law, Arbitration, Agricultural, Workplace, Small Claims, and Family Court
Populations Served: General Public
Hours for Pro Bono Opportunities: Evenings, Monday-Friday 9am-5pm
The students will join an organization that provides high quality, effective legal representation and assistance to indigent prisoners, to help them to secure their civil and human rights and to advocate for more humane prisons and for a more humane criminal justice system.
Areas of Law: Civil Rights, Disability, Family and Juvenile, Health, HIV/AIDS, Immigration and Naturalization, Prisoners, immigration- specifically removal defense, and mental health.
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Intern will be expected to work in the office for at least 8 hours per week for at least ten weeks and will: Conduct online factual research related to the nonprofit sector and pro bono trends and assist staff in gathering and analyzing research; Participate in client intake process; Follow up by telephone and email with clients and volunteer attorneys to obtain status information regarding active or recently closed legal matters; Assist in planning special even...
Legal Internship, Fall 2020
The intern will be supervised closely by a staff attorney and will cultivate skills and experiences in different areas of firm’s Legal’s work, including: conducting client intakes, contributing to legal research, drafting legal memos and advocacy documents, and assisting with client communications. Will be introduced to **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***.’s work, methodologies, and theories of movement lawyering. Will regularly receive feedback on their assig...
Summer 2020 Legal Internship
The candidate should preferably have proficiency in a second language – especially Spanish, East Asian, or South Asian languages. 2L and 1L students are considered.
Part-Time Fall Intake Volunteer
The volunteers should arrive early to set up workstations and be prepared to answer calls at 10AM. Volunteers work under the supervision of firm's staff. Answer the Legal Help Line and conduct client telephone intakes following the Intake protocol established by Her Justice using Legal Server. Undergraduate students, graduates, law students, attorneys are considered. Basic computer skills; experience with databases a plus. Bilingual English/...
Graduate Intern, Legal- Dispute Resolution
Duties: Prepare reports, correspondence and memoranda. Update content of FINRA publications relating to the arbitration process. Assist with educating key constituent groups about dispute resolution forum. Provide support for Rule 9554 suspension actions. Assist with document requests from the SEC, state regulators and law enforcement. Attend arbitration hearings and prepare draft awards as directed by arbitrators.