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Law Fellow - Pickering Fund

Washington, D.C., USAWashingtonD.C.USA
Internship

Conducts legal research and writes legal memoranda.  Interviews clients, evaluates their legal problems, and determines appropriate assistance required.  Provides additional litigation support, as required.  Incumbent(s) in this position may perform all or a significant combination of duties depending on designated operational assignment.

Areas of Responsibility: 
  • Performs case work under the supervision of an attorney including gathering facts and evidence, searching records and documents, conducting research, and/or contacting potential clients and witnesses to gather information.
  • Conducts legal research, writes legal memoranda, and assists with client work related to individual case representation, systemic issues, or special projects.
  • Maintains accurate, contemporaneous, and complete records and notes in the case management system concerning cases handled.
  • Prepares educational materials and participates in community outreach and workshops as requested.
  • Assists with the provision of legal information through speaking engagements, workshops, self-help seminars, and other ways to inform the public ofour services.
Educational Background: 
Completion of a Bachelor’s degree, with a minimum of 1 year at an accredited law school.
Skills/Experience: 
  • Possesses a demonstrated interest in public interest law.
Compensation/Benefits: 

This Fellowship position is not eligible for employee benefits.

Job Function: 

Organization Info

AARP

Overview
Headquarters: 
Washington, DC, United States
Founded: 
1967
About Us
Mission: 

AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for all as we age. AARP champions positive social change and delivers value through advocacy, information, and service. AARP's vision is a society in which everyone lives with dignity and purpose, and fulfills their goals and dreams.

Listing Stats

Post Date: 
Jul 11 2019
Active Until: 
Aug 11 2019
Hiring Organization: 
AARP
industry: 
Nonprofit