The summer law student interns will work side by side with staff in an effort to provide, protect and enhance access to justice. Interns will be exposed to various areas of poverty law and gain experience through: interviewing clients seeking advice or assistance; counseling and advising clients; negotiating with opposing parties and counsel; undertaking direct assistance and responsibilities to clients; drafting petitions, motions, pleadings, and other court documents; engaging in investigation and formal discovery; researching case-specific legal issues; and making court appearances, including trials and appeals (if the intern is qualified under student practice rules). Projects may relate to housing, consumer law, self-help legal assistance, or other areas of law. Should be a law student seeking an internship for the summer after first or second year of law school.
Send resume, letter of interest, and 2 references.
Montana Legal Services Association
801 North Last Chance Gulch
United States 59601
Fax : 406-442-9817
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Website : http://www.mtlsa.org/