Law Student Summer Intern

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Job location
999 Asylum Ave., 3rd floor
Hartford, CT 06105
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Greater Hartford Legal Aid, Inc.
Street address: 
999 Asylum Ave., 3rd floor
City: 
Hartford
State: 
Connecticut
ZIP: 
06105
Job type: 
Legal - Civil
Position Description: 

Greater Hartford Legal Aid, Inc. (GHLA) is an independent not-for-profit law firm that provides free legal representation in a wide variety of cases to low-income residents of Hartford County. We offer advice and representation in housing, family/domestic violence, employment, senior, government benefits, health, education, and disability matters. GHLA attorneys practice in state and federal court, appear before state and federal administrative agencies, and advocate for client interests through policy advocacy.

Interns at GHLA have the opportunity to have a broad range of experiences, including client interviews and fact investigations, legal research and writing, motions argument in court, representation of clients at administrative hearings, community outreach, and policy advocacy. 

Requirements: 

Demonstrated commitment to the legal rights of low-income workers and the well-being of low-income communities; superior analytical, writing and communication skills. Spanish-English bi-lingual ability is preferred but not required.

To apply: 

Send letter of interest, resume, and law school transcript to:
Susan Garten
Managing Attorney
Greater Hartford Legal Aid, Inc.
999 Asylum Avenue, 3rd floor
Hartford, CT 06105-2465
or
email your application to [email protected]

Notes: 
We ask that interns commit eight weeks to their internship. We are not able to offer a salary or stipend to interns. We can work with you to secure externship credit or stipends from law schools or other funding sources.
Submission deadline: 
Friday, March 25, 2016
Expiration date: 
Monday, April 18, 2016