Spring 2019 Internship
Intern work under the supervision of investigators at regional offices throughout the state, interns will experience how investigates complaints. This experience will encompass exposure to assisting in intake, case analysis, document requests and reviews, witness interviews, and drafting investigation reports. Interns will have the added opportunity to observe conferences and hearings in most regional offices. Skills: Intake of cases; Document reque... read more
Legal Internship - Summer 2019
The Intern will conduct research and draft memoranda and other legal documents. Participate in internal meetings and may have the opportunity to attend external meetings and events. Must have current enrollment in an accredited J.D. program. Must have excellent writing skills. read more
Summer 2019 Intern
Duties : Will draft correspondence. Interview clients. Write affidavits and motions, Perform short legal research assignments and immigration applications. Advocate with government agencies. read more
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.
The interns receive a wide range of assignments and responsibilities. These include research and writing briefs and memoranda of law, collecting documents, assisting with case preparation and interviewing witnesses and police officers.
Area of Exposure: Criminal Law
Stipend Amount: $300/week-Summer only
Application Deadline: January
Unpaid/Volunteer-Appellate Legal Writing Intern
Intern will handle: Observation of court proceedings, witness interview and conferences. Drafting motions. Drafting appellate briefs. Digesting case records (school, medical, COIâ€™s, forensic reports). Conducting legal research and drafting legal memorandum of law. Conducting collateral interviews. Factual and Legal cite checking. Obtaining and copying court files. If necessary serve subpoenaâ€™s and other legal ...
Interns will participate on meaningful projects, aid staffers, and handle general office tasks. Students seeking internships are encouraged to check with their schools to find out about receiving college credit.
Unpaid/ Volunteer Law School Intern
Candidate's duties include observation of court proceedings, witness interview and conferences. Digesting case records (school, medical, COIâ€™s, forensic reports). Conducting legal research and drafting legal memorandum of law. Drafting legal documents (subpoenaâ€™s, orders to produce, memos of law). Drafting client and collateral witness correspondence. Second seating attorney during trial (note taking, gathering and distribu...
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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
Volunteer will handle: Creating file folders; Cataloging a legal library into a database; Preparing legal and social work files to be archived; Photocopying legal and social files; Court and interview observation. Special projects as needed. Will gain hands-on litigation experience and to provide assistance to staff.
Schedule: 15-20 hrs/wk
Term Law Clerk
The Honorable Judge Brian M. Cogan
The candidate must have 1+ year of private practice or federal clerking experience. Should be in the Top 10% of class and must be class of 2019 or earlier. Law Review/Journal experience and Moot Court participation is preferred.
Clerkship Term: August 1, 2020 to July 31, 2021.
Application Deadline: May 30, 2019.
The candidate works under the direction of a Supervisory Paralegal or a Project Supervisor. Performs complex legal research for the trial staff. Assists in preparing draft legal documents, such as motions, briefs, memoranda of law, etc. reviewing documents for relevance and privilege; and assisting attorneys with all phases of litigation. Should have Law degree, or be currently attending an ABA-accredited law school, having completed at least one year of study. M...
Unpaid/Volunteer- Social Work
The volunteer will handle: Digesting case records (school, medical, COIâ€™s, forensic reports); Draft client and collateral witness correspondence; Conduct collateral interviews; Observe client interviews; Research potential referral sources (i.e. mental health, education, therapeutic); Make referrals for clients; Observation of court proceedings, witness interview and conferences; Assist with building CLCNY wide resource manual; A vari...