Civil Practice Paralegal I
The candidate will answer client telephone inquiries and handle basic correspondence. Staff office point-of-entry telephone and telephone helpline for clients. Schedule appointments and interview clients and family members. Interact with clients and assist clients in completing forms and releases. Refer clients, when applicable, to outside agencies and services. Handle intakes from members of the public who contact the office requesting legal ass... read more
Interns gain hands on experience working with clients, in the courts and in the legislature. Interns are given meaningful work that not only is challenging, but also rewarding. Must perform at least 50 hours of pro bono related law work before being admitted.
Senior Immigrant Rights Attorney
The candidate will supervise the work of the immigration advocates in the Long Island office, Provide legal counseling for immigrants facing possible detention and deportation, with direct representation where appropriate, including: Removal proceedings, Naturalization and adjustment of status, U Visa petitions, Asylum applications, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) self-petitions. Federal Court appeals. Administrative appeals. Other immigr...
Fall 2020 Internship
Interns are usually assigned to our District Court Bureau which handles misdemeanor cases. sometimes assist our County Court attorneys who represent clients charged with felonies. Work on a daily basis with our staff attorneys. Their duties will include interviewing clients and family members, attending court conferences, legal research and writing, field investigations, and assisting attorneys during pre-trial hearings and at trial. The program is des...
Intern must speak fluent Mandarin and are available on Wednesdays. The position is available as a volunteer opportunity toward pro bono hours and under limited circumstances as a paid position
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The candidate would be assigned to our bi-county Education and Disability Rights Project which provides advice and representation in special education matters, assists students who face residency problems or who are homeless, and helps individuals with developmental disabilities to secure eligibility and services/programs through the NYS Office of People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD). To coordinate intake calls and provide advice and advocacy ...
Staff Attorney, Appeals Bureau
The candidate work in Appeals Bureau. Applicants should have a demonstrated interest in criminal defense and/or public interest law. Additionally, applicants must have demonstrated interest/experience in appellate advocacy and strong writing skills.
Summer 2020 Internship
The intern will work on a daily basis with staff attorneys. Duties will include interviewing clients and family members, attending court conferences, legal research and writing, field investigations, and assisting attorneys during pre-trial hearings and at trial.
The candidate must be entry level attorneys or recent law graduates to work in its District Court Trial Bureau. Should have a demonstrated interest in criminal defense and/or public interest law.
Summer 2020 Internship
Intern are usually assigned to our District Court Bureau which handles misdemeanor cases. The program is designed to provide law students with hands-on practical experience in the criminal justice system.