Equal Justice Works Americorps Law Student

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Job location
106 N. Osceola Avenue
Inverness, FL 34450
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida
Street address: 
128 Orange Avenue
City: 
Daytona Beach
State: 
Florida
ZIP: 
32114
Job type: 
Fellowship/Internship
Position Description: 

Equal Justice Works, Elder Justice AmeriCorps (AmeriCorps), and Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida (CLSMF) have collaborated to provide the Elder Justice Works Elder Justice AmeriCorps Fellowship to provide critical legal services to victims of elder abuse. This program is funded by Equal Justice Works, AmeriCorps and CLSMF. CLSMF is a non-profit law firm that provides free legal assistance to eligible clients in 12 central Florida counties. CLSMF is funded by a variety of sources including the Legal Services Corporation, the Florida Bar Foundation, United Way, and private donations.

Students will work closely with the Equal Justice Works Elder Justice AmeriCorps Legal Fellow and will support the Fellow in providing critical legal services to victims of elder abuse, including injunctions for protection, evictions, unlawful detainers, and ejectments.

Benefits:
Students who serve a minimum of 300 hours to support Fellows in the provision of critical legal services to victims of elder abuse are eligible for an education award of $1,230.69

Requirements: 

Law students must be enrolled in the Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps JD program.

To apply: 

Send resume and cover letter to: [email protected]

Notes: 
Equal Opportunity Employer
Submission deadline: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017
Expiration date: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017