Interested in Working for the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights? Applications Open Now for 2015 Fellowship!

National Immigration Forum Seeking Policy and Advocacy Intern in Washington DC

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We are hiring interns to assist us with research, analysis, drafting of written materials, and monitoring activities of the executive and legislative branches of government on immigration issues. The National Immigration Forum advocates for the value of immigrants and immigration to the nation.  For over 30 years, the Forum has worked to advance sound federal immigration solutions through its policy expertise, communications outreach and coalition building work, which forges powerful alliances of diverse constituencies across the country to build consensus on the important role of immigrants in America.

For a complete job description and application details, click here.

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Offering 2015 Romulo Gallegos Fellowship, Due 10/29

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights is pleased to inform about the launching of a new automatized system to apply for fellowships, which as of today is the only means of presenting applications. The goal of this new digital system is to facilitate and streamline processes, to the benefit of all involved parties.

The Commission appreciates the cooperation and support of all users in the current process of modernization and digitalization of our systems.

For more information about the fellowship, click here.  Deadline 10/29.

Poverty & Race Research Action Council Seeking 2014-2015 Housing Fellow, Due 10/31

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At the present time, PRRAC’s work is focused in the areas of housing, education, environmental justice, and domestic human rights, with a particular emphasis on the continuing consequences of historical patterns of housing segregation and development.

In addition to national-level law and policy research and advocacy, we are engaged in local technical assistance work in Baltimore and Hartford, in support of regional desegregation cases filed by the NAACP Legal Defense Fund and the ACLU. PRRAC is also working to support the development of a regional housing mobility program in the Philadelphia area.

The incoming Fellow will focus on our housing, community development, and environmental justice portfolios. The position is based in Washington, D.C. , and the fellowship term will run through summer 2015 (beginning and end dates negotiable).

For a complete job description and application instructions, click here.

Environmental Law Foundation Seeking Summer 2015 Legal Intern in Oakland, CA

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ELF is looking for one or more legal interns to work on a full-time basis during the summer of 2015. We highly value interns’ contributions and we are looking for someone who is ready to produce legal work at a high level.

ELF’s legal interns will assist in all aspects of litigation on our docket. Generally, the interns will be conducting legal research and drafting memos, briefs, discovery and/or pleadings. To the extent feasible, the interns will also attend hearings and settlement meetings. The interns will work closely with a staff attorney who will supervise their work and provide feedback. Because of our small size and fast-paced environment, interns will be heavily involved in all aspects of our work, from strategy meetings to brief writing. We are proud that we can offer interns the opportunity to do real, substantive, important work.

For a complete job description and application details, click here.

Attention Rising 2Ls and 3Ls! Spitzer Internship Program Now Accepting Applications

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The National Health Law Program (NHeLP) is excited to accept applications for the Spitzer Summer Internship Program in honor of immediate past Executive Director Emily Spitzer. NHeLP seeks up to three law students to participate in the program, with the paid positions divided among offices in Washington, DC, Carrboro, NC, and Los Angeles, CA.

Potential Spitzer interns are rising 2L or 3L students, with a proven and demonstrated commitment to social justice and an interest in working toward the expansion and protection of health care access for low-income and underserved populations.

Spitzer interns will work closely with NHeLP staff attorneys, who work collaboratively across offices and engage in the primary work of the organization–providing high-quality advice and support to state-based health lawyers, administration officials, and policymakers.

For more information, click here.

Urban Justice Center Seeking Summer 2015 Legal Intern in Community Development Project, Due 1/9/15

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The Community Development Project (CDP) of the Urban Justice Center (UJC) seeks law student interns who are interested in working with us during the Summer of 2015 to protect the rights of low-income individuals and provide legal, technical and research assistance to grassroots community organizations working on various social justice issues. The main types of substantive areas in which we work include:  housing; workers’ rights; consumer justice; and transactional legal services (e.g. legal help for community organizations and worker cooperatives). By providing legal support in these substantive areas, our mission is to advance community groups’ campaigns for social and economic justice.

For a complete job description and application details, click here.

Hadsell Stormer & Renick LLP Seeking Summer 2015 Law Clerk, Applications Accepted on Rolling Basis Through 1/30/15

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Hadsell Stormer & Renick LLP is currently accepting applications for law clerk positions in Summer 2015.

Job duties will entail researching and drafting legal memoranda and briefs, participating in meetings with clients and attorneys, developing prospective cases, and attending depositions, hearings, and mediations.

The ideal candidate will possess a demonstrated commitment to work in public interest law, have strong research and writing skills, and will be in their second year of law school.

For a complete job description and application details, click here.

 

Lawyers Wanted at Seattle City Attorney’s Office

Two attorney positions are available at the Seattle City Attorney’s Office, one in government affairs and the other in the criminal division. (Photo: Pete Holmes, Seattle City Attorney.)

1) Assistant City Attorney (Government Affairs)

Application Due: Fri. 10/12/12 4:00 PM Pacific Time

The Government Affairs Section provides legal advice and civil litigation services on a wide variety of local government topics including constitutional issues, finance and budgeting, business regulations, charter issues, ordinances and resolutions, ethics and elections, initiatives and referendums, state and local tax, public records act compliance, administrative rulemaking, and inter/intra-governmental relations. Attorneys advise elected officials and staff from all City departments, handle an array of civil code requirements, and defend the City in civil actions related to the above topics. The Section is seeking an attorney with litigation and municipal law experience and exceptional professional performance.

Job Responsibilities:

· Defend the City in actions related to constitutional, regulatory and municipal law issues.
· Advise elected officials and staff from all City departments.
· Handle an array of civil code requirements

 Qualifications:

· Must be a member in good standing of the Washington State Bar for a minimum of three years
· Minimum of two years litigation experience
· Minimum one year of providing legal services to municipal or county governments.

Salary: $34.86 – $44.06 hourly; $72,787.68 – $91,997.28 annually

Additional Information:

Must have the ability to work independently and handle a variety of tasks simultaneously. Please also submit a cover letter and writing sample. See online job description for more information and to apply.

2) Assistant City Attorney (Criminal Division)

Application Due: Fri. 10/19/12 4:00 PM Pacific Time

The Criminal Division represents the City in prosecuting misdemeanors, gross misdemeanors, and traffic infractions in Seattle Municipal Court. The types of cases prosecuted by the Criminal Division include driving under the influence, misdemeanor domestic violence, theft, assault, property damage and trespassing. The person in this position will perform a variety of professional duties involving the investigation, preparation and prosecution of misdemeanor cases in Seattle Municipal Court.

Job Responsibilities: Perform a variety of professional duties involving the investigation, preparation and prosecution of misdemeanor cases in Seattle Municipal Court.

Qualifications: Admission to the Washington State Bar; thorough knowledge of rules of evidence/criminal procedure; ability to work collaboratively on trial teams in a demanding/exciting work environment.

Additional Information: Municipal or District court experience preferred. Please also submit a letter of interest. Criminal history check required for the successful candidate. Visit the online job description for more information or to apply.