One Year assignment with possibility of extension
The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK) is one of five coordinating partners for the Bloomberg Initiative for Tobacco Control. The aim of the initiative is to reduce tobacco use in low and middle-income countries, where more than two-thirds of the world’s smokers live. As part of this initiative, CTFK has established a global advocacy resource center to provide accurate public information about tobacco use and effec... read more
Investigator, Insider Trading
The candidate conducts routine reviews and investigations of unusual market activity for evidence of potential insider trading and for possible violations of relevant firm’s rules and the federal securities laws. Analyze trading activity for indications of potential insider trading. Conduct routine reviews and investigations of possible violations of firm's rules and the federal securities laws. Conduct telephone interviews, including on-the... read more
Executive Legal Assistant to National Litigation & Civil Rights Director and General Counsel
Responsibilities: Providing essential and day-to-day support to the National Litigation & Civil Rights Director and General Counsel in all areas of responsibility, including assisting with internal and external communications; assisting with drafting, editing and preparation of correspondences and other legal documents; maintaining confidential files; and performing and/or managing... read more
Policy and Legal Research Intern
The Intern will assist with the execution of projects to develop resources and information to support federal policy agenda and juvenile justice reform efforts. Research federal and state regulations governing the treatment and disposition of cases involving juveniles in the juvenile court; Prepare periodic research summaries for staff as necessary or requested; Fact-check and revise a range of products to conform with CJJ style requirement...
Senior Counsel, Education
Duties: Engage in federal advocacy on issues affecting women and girls before Congress and relevant administrative agencies; Build coalitions and partnerships to identify and advance policy goals; Research and analyze policy and legal issues and draft a variety of written materials; Represent clients in negotiations and litigation addressing issues of educational equity; Manage staff on the education team and supervise cross-cutting projects using...
The candidates will join an organization that provides simplified online training for anyone wishing to volunteer to help low-income, elderly, disabled, and limited English individuals, as well as members of the military, prepare their income tax returns this filing season.
Area of Law: Taxes
Populations Served: Low Income
Need for non-English services: Spanish, Vietnamese
Hours for Pro Bono Opportunities: Evenings, Flexible, Monday-Friday 9am-5pm, W...
Legal Fellow, Reproductive Rights and Health
Duties: The Fellow will assist in the Center’s legal and policy work to expand access to birth control at the state and federal level and in the Center’s response to attacks on birth control. Will be responsible for operating, maintaining and analyzing results of the Center’s national hotline on women’s preventive health services, including birth control. Gathering, summarizing, and analyzing research and data from legal...
Legal Internship, School Year
Intern responsibilities include researching and writing about areas of international law and policy; assisting with policy analysis and advocacy; attending meetings and conferences; assisting with the production of organization publications; and otherwise working closely with CIEL staff on various projects. Should generally possess excellent research and writing skills and a strong dedication to public interest law.
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Law Student Intern
The intern will work closely with the Senior Advisor and Executive Director, both attorneys, and will be integrally involved in the process of preparing legal content for the website, as well as researching and preparing materials regarding cutting-edge workplace issues, for blogs, action alerts, and other web-based communications. Experience in employment law is preferred. Should be strongly interested in protecting the rights of workers. Must have exce...
In-House Counsel Intern
Interns will conduct legal research, prepare in-house legal memoranda and draft and review contracts. Work in specific practice areas includes: Employment Practice: Assist legal staff with advising on employment matters and employment benefits systems, ensure compliance with employment laws, review employment materials, and assist with defending employment-related claims. Corporate Compliance: Assist legal staff with conducting and documenting cor...
Summer Law Fellowships
Fellows will work with attorneys, outside counsel from major national law firms, lobbyists, and organizational allies and congressional and White House staff members on legislative, regulatory and internal corporate matters. Practice areas include constitutional, contract, criminal, education, employment, disability, family, benefits, tax, health care, immigration, intellectual property, media, military and real estate law. Fellows undertake projects...
Post-Graduate Legal Fellowship
Fellows will develop real-world skills in an atmosphere of ample supervision and input, with substantial research and writing tasks. Assist Senior Counsel, Executive Director, Staff Attorney, and Field Directors. Will draft portions of legal filings, and may participate in various stages of litigation ranging from complaint drafting to discovery to settlement negotiations or even trial prep. Will conduct initial intake interviews with public ...
The candidates should have good academic credentials. Law students beginning their third year, recent law school graduates, and those with judicial clerkships can apply for sponsorship for a post-graduate fellowship.