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POSITION SUMMARY

The Alliance for Children’s Rights seeks a Benefits Staff Attorney to assist in securing funding to support children living in out-of-home care. This is a wonderful opportunity to make a difference in the lives of children living in foster care and poverty. Experience with the foster care, Dependency Court and/or Child Welfare System is helpful but not mandatory. The person in this position reports to the Benefits Program Director.   

ABOUT THE ALLIANCE

The Alliance for Children’s Rights protects the rights of impoverished, abused and neglected children and youth, by providing free legal and social services and promoting systemic solutions. Our lawyers, advocates, and social workers, together with hundreds of pro bono attorneys and community volunteers, ensure that children have stable homes and families, and can access the healthcare, education, and financial supports that they need. We also help transition-age youth achieve independence and work statewide to improve child welfare practices and policies in order to remove the many barriers our clients face. Since its founding 27 years ago, the Alliance has helped more than 150,000 children.    

Charity Navigator has awarded the Alliance its highest 4-star rating for the past nine years in a row. This puts the Alliance in the top 2% of charities in the U.S. rated by Charity Navigator. The 4-star rating reflects the Alliance’s sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency. 

The Alliance is well known in the child welfare community for its knowledge, expertise, and accomplishments. Alliance staff members find that being a voice for children who often have no voice, and otherwise could be forgotten, is incredibly rewarding.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Representing caregivers in the administrative fair hearing process to secure public benefits.

• Analyzing public benefits issues that arise for children and caregivers in the child welfare system.

• Preparing case summaries and files for placement of cases with pro bono attorneys.

• Providing trainings and technical assistance to pro bono attorneys and firms.

• Helping to train and supervise volunteers and law clerks.

• Developing and updating benefits materials for clients, pro bono attorneys, and the community.

• Maintaining knowledge of current trends and policies in public benefits that affect children and families in the child welfare system. 

• Conducting community outreach and trainings.

• Assisting with impact litigation and both local and statewide policy advocacy.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE & ABILITIES

• At least three years of experience as a practicing attorney (or judicial clerk) preferred.

• Experience in the foster care, Dependency Court and/or child welfare system is helpful.

• Excellent written and oral communication and advocacy skills.

• Excellent analytical skills. 

• Strong interpersonal skills - ability to communicate effectively with clients, attorneys, child welfare 

agencies, the judiciary and the public.

• Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills.

• Strong desire to help others.

• Ability to manage a high-volume caseload.

• Self-starter.

• Experience with public benefits, administrative advocacy and/or public speaking helpful.

• Ability to speak Spanish is preferred.

The Alliance for Children’s Rights believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunities and does not discriminate against its employees or applicants because of race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, or marital status. 

The above statements are of a general nature and are intended to describe level of work being performed by people assigned to comparable positions. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified. The Alliance for Children's Rights offers a competitive salary and a generous benefits package. For more information about the Alliance visit http://kids-alliance.org.

TO APPLY  

To be considered, please submit a resume and a cover letter that outlines your interest in joining the Alliance, relevant work experience, and how you heard of the position to Adam Cherensky (e-mail submissions only/no phone inquiries). Responses will be sent only to individuals meeting the stated qualifications of the position.

 

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POSITION SUMMARY

The Alliance for Children’s Rights is seeking a dedicated Guardianship Program Manager. The Program Manager will assist caregivers in establishing probate legal guardianship and securing Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS) and other services in order to provide for children whose parents are unable to care for them. This Program Manager position is a wonderful opportunity for a well-qualified candidate to help establish permanency and secure the benefits and services that these children need to thrive. 

ABOUT THE ALLIANCE

The Alliance for Children’s Rights protects the rights of impoverished, abused and neglected children and youth, by providing free legal and social services and promoting systemic solutions. Our lawyers, advocates, and social workers, together with hundreds of pro bono attorneys and community volunteers, ensure that children have stable homes and families, and can access the healthcare, education, and financial supports that they need. We also help transition-age youth achieve independence and work statewide to improve child welfare practices and policies in order to remove the many barriers our clients face. Since its founding 27 years ago, the Alliance has helped more than 150,000 children.    

Charity Navigator has awarded the Alliance its highest 4-star rating for the past nine years in a row. This puts the Alliance in the top 2% of charities in the U.S. rated by Charity Navigator. The 4-star rating reflects the Alliance’s sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency. 

The Alliance is well known in the child welfare community for its knowledge, expertise, and accomplishments. Alliance staff members find that being a voice for children who often have no voice, and otherwise could be forgotten, is incredibly rewarding.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Interview, screen, and assist clients in need of probate guardianships and/or SIJS at the Alliance and at designated sites in the community.

• Prepare relevant pleadings and provide direct representation as needed in probate court.

• Prepare case summaries and files for pro bono attorney placement.

• Train, supervise, and provide technical assistance to student interns and to pro bono attorneys and firms.

• Assist in grant writing and reports. 

• Maintain and develop program materials in English and Spanish for clients, pro bono attorneys and the community at large.

• Conduct community outreach and trainings.

• Identify other resources and support services for the caregiver and child, such as financial assistance, healthcare and education.  

• Work with Alliance’s policy team to identify systemic issues impacting this population.  

• Complete additional administrative duties including data entry and filing.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE & ABILITIES

• CA bar admission plus five years practice. 

• Fluency in Spanish preferred. 

• Excellent writing and oral communication skills.

• Strong interpersonal skills - ability to communicate effectively with clients, attorneys, child welfare agencies, the judiciary, and the public.

• Excellent organizational skills, desire to help other and a self-starter.  

• Must have ability to work independently and handle multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.

• Supervisory experience preferred.

• Experience with Juvenile dependency preferred.

• Immigration experience preferred (e.g. SIJS, Asylum).  

The Alliance for Children’s Rights believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunities and does not discriminate against its employees or applicants because of race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, or marital status.    

The above statements are of a general nature and are intended to describe level of work being performed by people assigned to comparable positions. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified. The Alliance for Children's Rights offers a competitive salary and a generous benefits package. For more information about the Alliance visit http://kids-alliance.org.

TO APPLY   

To be considered, please submit a resume and a cover letter that outlines your interest in joining the Alliance, relevant work experience, and how you heard of the position to Ashley Zometa (e-mail submissions only/no phone inquiries). Responses will be sent only to individuals meeting the stated qualifications of the position.

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Family Violence Appellate Project is the only organization in California dedicated to appealing cases on behalf of survivors of domestic violence. We are committed to social justice and are dedicated to shaping California law to prioritize the safety of survivors and children by representing clients in the California Courts of Appeal, submitting amicus curiae briefs in cases of statewide importance, monitoring unpublished cases daily and requesting publication of important domestic violence cases, and engaging in legislative and systems change advocacy efforts. We are also committed to supporting the statewide network of domestic violence and legal aid service providers by providing trainings, technical assistance, and written informational materials, and by facilitating information exchange among statewide stakeholders supporting survivors. If you are interested in being part of this exciting social justice movement and resource for domestic violence survivors and advocates across California, this is the place for you! You can learn more at www.fvaplaw.org 

FVAP is seeking a full-time attorney to join our exceptional and dynamic staff in our Oakland, California office. We value diverse experiences and backgrounds. FVAP’s clientele is extremely diverse, and we serve individuals and advocates throughout the state, including rural, suburban, and urban populations. The ideal candidate will bring skills and experiences enabling the candidate to serve these diverse populations adeptly in the context of domestic violence and appellate litigation. Any candidate must be willing to pitch in wherever needed to support a small nonprofit. The immediate supervisor is the Director of Programs.  

 :  A successful attorney has exceptionally strong critical thinking, legal, analytical, and writing skills and is able to perform professionally in a fast-paced environment. This will necessitate multi-tasking, prioritizing tasks, and changing focus when circumstances demand. You are able to communicate effectively with many different stakeholders, including FVAP’s team members, law student clerks, volunteer law firm attorneys, experienced domestic violence advocates and other community members who are not attorneys, and prospective clients from all different backgrounds. You are able and willing to supervise and manage people at all levels, including law student clerks and senior law firm partners who act as our co-counsel. You are detail-oriented and capable of managing a full slate of cases and tracking and complying with dozens of litigation and other deadlines at once.   

 

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Duties include the following (other duties may be assigned):  

   


  • Analyzing trial court records and the legal issues in each case and making a recommendation on whether FVAP should accept the case for appeal;

  • Consulting with the legal team on case selection and strategy;

  • Successfully managing a full, active docket of appellate cases, including supervising and assisting FVAP’s pro bono attorneys in private practice who are working on appeals, including editing and possibly drafting portions of appellate briefs with the pro bono team, and preparing attorneys for oral argument;

  • Editing and possibly drafting appellate motions and portions of briefs, case publication requests, written informational materials, and other legal documents;

  • Taking lead responsibility for at least one of FVAP’s programs, such as our training, technical assistance, written informational materials, case publication, legislative advocacy program, and/or supervising a full-time fellow.   

  • Supervising law student interns, including giving written feedback on their work;

  • Providing technical assistance to attorneys, other services providers, and pro se litigants on legal and procedural issues related to trial-level or appellate cases;

  • Providing trainings to legal services agencies, domestic violence agencies, and other statewide stakeholders;

  • Performing outreach and fostering connections with stakeholders in other regions of California;

  • Opportunities may be available to advocate for domestic violence legislation or other systems changes on behalf of FVAP;

  • Analyzing social science literature in the field of domestic violence; 

  • Representing FVAP in the community to service providers, community partners, pro bono law firms, and others;

  • Advancing FVAP’s Theory of Change and commitment to cultural responsiveness;

  • Assisting with administrative and fundraising tasks as needed, including grant reports; checking and responding to office mail, email, fax, and voice mail; assisting with preparation of materials for board meetings; keeping client databases current; attending fundraising events; and other office tasks.

  • Some travel may be required.

 

 : Performance of duties and tasks uses standard office equipment, including telephone equipment and computers. Work is performed inside with exposure to heating and air-conditioning. Driving or other travel may be required. The attorney may be able to work remotely some days, subject to organizational needs.  

 

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  • J.D. from accredited university and licensed, active member of California Bar; 

  • Experiences that will enable you to provide superb appellate advocacy, technical assistance, and outreach to a diverse client population and community of domestic violence service providers; 

  • Ability to produce polished appellate legal briefs with little direction or intervention; 

  • Nuanced understanding of civil trial court practice and procedures; 

  • Ability to analyze and apply California domestic violence law, family law, and appellate procedure; 

  • Excellent communication, writing, editing, and organizational skills; 

  • Willingness and interest in effectively supporting and supervising others; 

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team; 

  • Ability to adapt to and work in the fast-paced environment of a small nonprofit;  

  • Willingness to pitch in and help out as needed; and 

  • A commitment to working on behalf of survivors of domestic violence and their children.    

 

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  • Prior appellate experience;  

  • Experience in domestic violence and/or family law trial court practice, or another similar type of trial court practice; 

  • An understanding of the dynamics of, and the legal, social, and personal issues raised by, domestic violence;

  • Experience working with clients in crisis and low-income clients;  

  • Experience presenting trainings or speaking in front of a crowd;  

  • Bilingual in Spanish or another language a plus; and 

  • Diversity of personal and professional experience.  

 :   This position is exempt, full-time, and at-will.  

 :  Starting salary depends on relevant experience and will be commensurate with comparable nonprofit salaries in Alameda County. The salary range is expected to be between $66,000-$86,569. If the candidate’s experience meets the expectations of a Senior Managing Attorney at FVAP, we will discuss if the Senior Managing Attorney position and salary scale (starting at $89,900) is appropriate. FVAP offers a generous benefits package, including subsidized health, dental, vision, life, and AD&D insurance; 401(k) retirement plan with 3% employer match after 1 year; FSA plan for commuting, parking, health, and dependent care expenses; Employee Assistance Plan and travel assistance; 3 weeks paid time off/year, with longevity increases; 12 paid holidays/year; and paid attorney bar dues and continuing legal education.   

 :  :  The position will be open until filled. Resumes will be reviewed on a rolling basis beginning January 21, 2020. Candidates are encouraged to apply early in the process. The ideal start date is February 2020.  

To apply, please email or mail a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and three professional references to:   

Erin Smith, Executive Director 

staff@fvaplaw.org 

Family Violence Appellate Project, 449 15th Street, Suite 104, Oakland, CA 94612    

Your cover letter should speak to: 1) why you are interested in working at FVAP; 2) how your background or experiences, professional or otherwise, have prepared you to contribute to our work and perform the required and any preferred qualifications, and; 3) how your background or experiences, professional or otherwise, have prepared you to contribute to our commitment to diversity and cultural responsiveness amongst our staff. Feel free to think broadly about your response to these questions, applying various aspects of your life and personal experiences.   To promote social justice and best serve our clients, 

FVAP is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse staff and providing culturally responsive services.  Individuals of all races, ethnicities, national origins, religions, ages, sexes, sexual orientations, and gender identities, as well as differently abled persons, survivors of domestic violence, candidates from traditionally underrepresented communities and historically oppressed groups, bilingual and bicultural candidates, and those who are the first in their family to complete college or graduate school, are encouraged to apply.   

FVAP is located in Oakland, California. We are convenient to multiple bus lines and BART.   

Thank you for your interest in FVAP!  

 

 

 

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POSITION TITLE: Law School Corporate Legal Intern

REPORTS TO: Deputy General Counsel

DEPARTMENT: Legal & HR

LOCATION: Park City

Join the Backcountry Legal team as a temporary and part-time Law School Corporate Legal Intern. This role will be paid hourly with an estimated 15-20 hours per week. We are seeking an intern with an interest in corporate and litigation work including management of commercial agreements, corporate transactions, diligence, NDAs, litigation and regulatory compliance. This role requires issue spotting, triaging, filing and organization of corporate documents, review of inbound legal issues, and cross-functional collaboration. We need someone who has the judgment to find ways to improve the existing systems, deliver legal resources to the company in the most effective manner, and be ready to take on roles supporting the Legal Team in organizing our records, contract preparation and review, litigation support, IP portfolio management, international legal resources management, and other acute diligence and organizational tasks. The successful candidate will be able to work autonomously, and be able to drive and take ownership of the role and associated projects.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:


  • Provide paralegal support to the Legal Team on a wide variety of corporate legal matters touching on all aspects of the business, including the companys People, Marketing, Merchandising, Fulfillment, Finance, and Product teams.

  • Maintain detailed and organized legal files.

  • Assist Legal Team in corporate transactions including M&A and other strategic corporate development transactions, including due diligence, closing mechanics, and post-closing integration and administration.

  • Assist Legal Team with a variety of litigation matters, including subpoena responses, garnishment requests, and administrative actions.

  • Manage content, organization, and posts to the Legal Teams company intranet portal.

  • Coordinate responses to requests for insurance documentation.

QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS & ABILITIES:


  • Current student registered in and actively pursuing completion of a JD program.

  • Paralegal certificate preferred.

  • Strong knowledge of MS Office and Google Drives/Docs.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Strong analytical capabilities and judgment.

  • Ability to work proactively, independently and reliably under tight time frames in a fast-paced environment.

  • Ability to work effectively and collaborate cross-functionally, think practically and be solution-oriented.

  • Willingness to tackle matters outside area of expertise.


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Title: Graduate Legal Intern, Office of General Counsel - CPAG - Washington, DCLocation: nullOther Locations: null

We Work to Protect Investors. Join our Team.

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) is seeking a well-qualified individual for our Graduate Legal Intern opening in our Office of General Counsel, Criminal Prosecution Assistance Group (CPAG) in Washington, DC. This paid position is full-time during the Spring 2020 term. To be considered for this position, please submit your resume through our career site at www.finra.org/careers no phone calls, please.

Essential Job Functions:


  • Assist CPAG staff with criminal securities matters currently in the investigative, pre-trial, or trial stages in various Federal and State jurisdictions; assist with document and trade data analysis; review FINRA databases.


  • Perform legal research and writing using Lexis, Bloomberg, FINRA rules, federal securities laws, and SEC filings.


  • Assist in preparing court exhibits.


  • Help staff prepare for conference calls and/or meetings with agents and prosecutors; attend meetings as appropriate.


  • Other duties as assigned.


Education/Experience Requirements:


  • Candidates will be in or have completed their second year of law school, with an emphasis on securities law courses.


  • Previous experience in the securities industry is preferred.


  • Must be able to perform multiple tasks efficiently and accurately.


  • Must function effectively in a team environment and work with others to meet deadlines.


  • Strong work ethic, positive attitude, and professional demeanor.


  • Effective communication, time management, and organizational skills.


  • Candidate must demonstrate discretion and sound judgment, due to the confidential nature of the work.


Working Conditions:

  • Work is normally performed in an office environment.

To be considered for this position, please submit a cover letter and resume. A writing sample may be required as part of the submission.

The information provided above has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work of the position. It is not a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required.

Please note: If the Apply Now button on a job board posting does not take you directly to the FINRA Careers site, enter www.finra.org/careers into your browser to reach our site directly.

FINRA strives to make our career site accessible to all users. If you need a disability-related accommodation for completing the application process, please contact FINRAs accommodation help line at 240.386.4865. Please note that this number is exclusively for inquiries regarding application accommodations.

Important Information

FINRAs Code of Conduct imposes restrictions on employees investments and requires financial disclosures that are uniquely related to our role as a securities regulator. FINRA employees are required to disclose to FINRA all brokerage accounts that they maintain, and those in which they control trading or have a financial interest (including any trust account of which they are a trustee or beneficiary and all accounts of a spouse, domestic partner or minor child who lives with the employee) and to authorize their broker-dealers to provide FINRA with duplicate statements for all of those accounts. All of those accounts are subject to the Codes investment and securities account restrictions, and new employees must comply with those investment restrictionsincluding disposing of any security issued by a company on FINRAs Prohibited Company List or obtaining a written waiver from their Executive Vice Presidentby the date they begin employment with FINRA. Employees may only maintain securities accounts that must be disclosed to FINRA at one or more securities firms that provide an electronic feed (e-feed) of data to FINRA, and must move securities accounts from other securities firms to a firm that provides an e-feed within three months of beginning employment.

As standard practice, employees must also execute FINRAs Employee Confidentiality and Invention Assignment Agreement without qualification or modification and comply with the companys policy on nepotism.

About FINRA

FINRA is an independent, non-governmental regulator for all securities firms doing business with the public in the United States. FINRA works to protect investors and maintain market integrity in a public-private partnership with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), while also benefiting from the SECs oversight. In its role as investor guardian, FINRA is informed, but not influenced, by the industry that it regulates. FINRAs independent regulation plays a critical role in Americas financial systemall at no cost to taxpayers.

FINRA touches virtually every aspect of the securities businessfrom registering and educating industry participants to examining securities firms; writing rules; enforcing those rules and the federal securities laws; informing and educating the investing public; providing trade reporting and other industry utilities; and administering the largest dispute resolution forum for investors and registered firms. FINRA uses technology powerful enough to look across markets and detect potential abuses. Using a variety of data gathering techniques, we work to detect insider trading and any strategies firms or individuals use to gain an unfair advantage.

In today's fast-paced and complex global economy, FINRA is a trusted advocate for investors, dedicated to keeping the markets fair and proactively addressing emerging regulatory issues before they harm investors or the markets. FINRA operates from Washington, DC, and New York, NY, with other offices around the country.

Find out more about us and how we workand view our current openingsat www.finra.org/careers.

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Please be advised that FINRA is not seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for this employment opportunity. Regardless of past practice, a valid written agreement and task order must be in place before any resumes are submitted to FINRA. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at FINRA without a valid written agreement and task order in place will be deemed the sole property of FINRA and no fee will be paid in the event that person is hired by FINRA.

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  • Legal Intern

    Job LocationsUS-WI-Madison


    ID2019-15007CompanyTDS Telecom

Overview

TDS Telecom is seeking a Legal Intern to work closely with the five attorneys within TDS Telecom’s Legal Department, which provides legal services to TDS Telecom and its subsidiaries as well as TDS Telecom’s sister company, OneNeck IT Solutions


Targeted Start Date: January 2020


Schedule: We offer flexible scheduling because we understand that school comes first. You would get to work 10-15 hours per week during the school year with potential to work full-time during the summer months  


Why Join TDS Telecom?



  • TDS has an Intern Employee Resource Group (ERG) with the purpose to support a diverse and inclusive community of interns by providing resources for development, opportunities for internal advancement and forums to connect with other interns.  This group meets once a month and allows you to hear from other interns about their projects as well as leaders within the organization about their team.  They host networking events to get you connected within the organization with the goal of finding fulltime employment within TDS by graduation. Additionally, there are monthly social events with other interns throughout the Madison area


  •  An employer that places priority on employee development and training with a key focus on internal promotion

  • Company culture emphasizes ethics & promotes a healthy life/work balance with a business casual work environment

  • A challenging, fast-paced environment due to the continually evolving nature of the telecommunications industry and related technology

  • Opportunity to work with talented and dedicated team members committed to each individual’s success

  • TDS Telecom actively supports many local charities, University of Wisconsin activities, and community events and encourages all employees to participate in volunteer opportunities

  • Obtain frequent exposure to, and interaction with, management across TDS Telecom


About TDS Telecom


TDS Telecom, headquartered in Madison, Wis., employs nearly 2,700 people and is a subsidiary of Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. [NYSE: TDS], a Fortune 1000® company. Founded in 1969, TDS Inc. employs 9,400 people and has approximately six million connections nationwide through its businesses U.S. Cellular, TDS Telecom, OneNeck IT Solutions LLC, and TDS Broadband Service. TDS Inc. has been named to several Forbes lists, including America's Best Employers for Diversity, Best Large Employers, and Best Employers for Women. Visit tdstelecom.com.


Responsibilities

We anticipate that the legal intern will have the opportunity to assist with some or all of the following activities, under the close supervision of and in conjunction with the TDS Telecom attorneys




  • Research/review/analyze legal issues and questions submitted by internal departments on topics ranging from contract negotiation and drafting, employment/HR issues, state and federal regulation, government contracting, privacy/HIPAA/GDPR, and commercial real estate transactions;

  • Review and revise corporate contracts and participate in contract negotiations;

  • Review and revise corporate contract templates;

  • Review and analyze existing customer contracts and implement compliance plans;

  • Review and suggest improvements to the company's legal processes, procedures and policies; and


  • Research/review/analyze Federal Acquisition Regulations and other rules and regulations that apply to federal government (sub)contractors.


Qualifications

Required Qualifications


  • Currently enrolled as a JD student or accepted to an accredited law school

Other Qualifications



  • 1+ years of experience with Microsoft Office

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skil

  • Ability to work independently

  • Detail oriented

  • Strong analytical problem solving skills and critical thinking

  • Ability to plan and organize multiple tasks and problem solve

  • Solid work ethic and demonstrated ability to meet deadlines

  • Previous work experience in a business or corporate setting



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About this internship opportunity:

With the sudden passing of Andreas Antoniou, the Chief Information Officer atlaw firmPaul,Weiss, we are proud to launch this internship in honor of Andreas' work in the legal industry. A role model for legal innovation through technical, charitable, pro bono, thought leadership, diversity and inclusion, Andreas leaves behind an incredible legacy.

This internshipwill provide a student enrolled in a US undergraduate or graduate education program with the opportunity to participate in a significant project in legal technology in the summer of 2020. Projects will leverage the enormous range of legal content and expertise at Thomson Reuters to make lawyers, judges or law enforcement more productive.

The successful candidate for this position will be enrolled in a US undergraduate or graduate program and be interested in the legal field, broadly speaking. Placed in one of the Thomson Reuters Labs or our Cognitive Computing Centre, the position will focus on a relevant project in legal technology. You will help design a new solution from the ground up, working on a team like a start-up but with the resources of a large enterprise.

What this position has in it for you?

Placed in one of the Thomson Reuters Labs or our Cognitive Computing Centre, the position will focus on a relevant project in legal technology. Build new solutions from the ground up, working like a start-up but with the resources of a large enterprise.


  • Learn from data scientists in Boston, and sister-labs in Waterloo, London and Zurich - picking the brains of Ph.D. and master's grads with experience in Big data, Natural language processing, Deep learning and Machine learning

  • Build applications to support Data science initiatives

  • Get new products into the market, build new data sets, and de-risk new customer opportunities like viability, data viability, and customer demand

  • Create exceptional user experience through Data visualization, helping users understand and trust the output of AI algorithms



Qualifications:

Candidates should have technical skills in Data science, Machine learning, Deep learning or Natural language processing and an interest in Legal use cases.

Location:

The internship will be performed at either our Lab in Boston or with our R&D group in Minneapolis, MN, your choice.

At Thomson Reuters, we believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one - collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. With more than 25,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Making this happen is a dynamic, evolving process, and we count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance - and their own.

As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under applicable law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

We also make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and for sincerely held religious beliefs in accordance with applicable law.

Intrigued by a challenge as large and fascinating as the world itself? Come join us.

To learn more about what we offer, please visit thomsonreuters.com/careers .

More information about Thomson Reuters can be found on thomsonreuters.com.

Locations
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Overview

*As of November 2019, the following offices are accepting applications for 1L candidates: San Francisco, Santa Monica, and Washington, D.C.

 

Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is a national nonprofit public health and environmental advocacy organization. We use law, science, and the support of 3.1 million members and online activists to protect the planet's wildlife and wild places and ensure a safe and healthy environment for all people and living things. NRDC was founded in 1970 and our staff helped write some of America's bedrock environmental laws, including the Clean Air Act, and many of those laws implementing regulations; our water enforcement cases have also played a major role shaping current water policy throughout the country. Today, our staff of more than 700 lawyers, scientists, economists, policy and communications experts, and others work out of offices in New York, Washington, DC, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Montana, and Beijing.

 

RECENT NRDC VICTORIES

  • Successfully challenging numerous rollbacks of environmental protections by the Trump administration
  • Advancing clean energy and climate change projects in India
  • Safeguarding the people of Flint, Michigan, from continued exposure to lead in drinking water
  • Successfully defending the protection of 128 million acres of ocean in the Arctic from oil and gas leasing

Responsibilities

NRDCs summer legal interns may participate in writing briefs, drafting complaints, preparing legal analyses, obtaining affidavits, investigating violations of environmental and health laws, developing policy advocacy campaigns, and drafting white papers and comments for submission to Congressional committees and administrative agencies. Our interns play an active role on the frontlines to protect our planet and the communities that depend upon it.

 

NRDC encourages successful applicants to secure funding from scholarships or their law schools, but such funding is not a factor in selecting interns. NRDC will supplement outside funding to ensure interns receive at least $10,000 for the 10-week internship.*

*Updated August 2019 and effective for all 2020 summer legal internships.

Qualifications

This internship is designed for current law school students. In assessing candidates for the summer internship, we look for:

  • Exceptional legal writing and analytical skills;
  • Strong oral communication skills;
  • Experience effectively working on a team;
  • Creativity and resourcefulness;
  • Commitment to public service, equity, or justice;
  • Demonstrated ability to work with people across different social identities and backgrounds; and
  • Record of academic and/or professional accomplishment.

NRDCs values: We value justice, diversity, equity, and inclusion. We are aware that the field of law, and environmental law in particular, has not historically been inclusive or equitable to people holding marginalized identities, including black, indigenous, and people of color. We also know that celebrating and actively welcoming diverse perspectives that come from a diversity of identities will help us innovate to solve the planet's most pressing environmental crises. We are committed to fostering an inclusive workplace where the most underrepresented voices are amplified, promoting equity in our practices, policies, and the work we take on, and valuing diversity in our workplace and our constituency.

 

We are equal opportunity employers and do not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity and expression, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. Consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

 

All applications for 2020 Summer Legal Internships can now be submited online at www.nrdc.org/careers. You will need to electronically submit a cover letter, transcript, resume, references, and a legal writing sample that does not reflect edits by anyone other than you. In your cover letter, please indicate all of the NRDC offices to which you are applying, as well as any order of preference among the offices. Internships are available in the following offices: New York, NY; Washington, DC; San Francisco, CA; Santa Monica, CA; and Chicago, IL.

 

Hiring will be conducted on a rolling basis, with applications being reviewed and interviews being scheduled starting in early August. The deadlines to submit an application are October 18, 2019 (2Ls) and January 17, 2020 (1Ls). 

 

Offers will be made on a rolling basis; we strongly encourage you to apply early.

 

If you are having technical difficulty while applying, please reach out to Customer Care by dialing 1-800-889-4422.

 

For further information about NRDC, please visit www.nrdc.org


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Intern: Legal

Equinix, Inc. is the worlds largest IBX data center and colocation services provider. The Equinix One Legal Department, is a dynamic legal team that processes all types of commercial and corporate matters and business contracts and issues relevant to the data center and colocation industry. We anticipate selecting three interns for an internship program. The interns will be given an opportunity to become directly involved in the broad range of legal processes and contract negotiation within the Commercial Transactions or the Corporate legal team. We hope to create a challenging and interesting experience for all of interns.

We are more than lawyers protecting Equinixs interests. We are valued business partners, known as responsive, consistent and proactive. We take customer service seriously and strive for excellence in our execution. Equinixs dynamic growth trajectory keeps us on our toes and constantly learning. Our strong relationships with our internal clients, fueled by our solution-driven orientation and creative yet practical advice, bring us to the table early and often and lead to interesting and rewarding work directly in support of Equinixs strategy.

Our global legal team may span 4 continents, but we are One Legal - a true team working together across borders in support of our shared strategic objectives. We work hard but take time to celebrate our accomplishments both professional and personal, with a healthy dose of fun thrown in along the way. We look forward to coming to work each day to support Equinix and each other and highly value the team first culture we have created.

The One Legal team at Equinix is seeking three (3) Interns to support Equinixs One Legal in house law department which supports various departments throughout Equinix Inc. in drafting and negotiating agreements, consulting or advising or guiding business teams across Equinixs global data centers and colocation and interconnection business.

A legal intern would be expected to do the following, among other tasks, with appropriate supervision:

Responsibilities


  • Conduct research projects and draft memoranda and relevant contract terms.

  • Provide and articulate analysis and review of contractual terms and obligations.

  • Research and analyze issues pertaining to privacy or global compliance matters.

  • Review various contractual issues pertaining to vendor and inbound supply agreements.

  • Assist in the training or support training of Equinix employees by the legal department.

  • Present analysis to different groups and management if requested.

  • Have a highly positive attitude, integrity, initiative and maintain professionalism.

Qualifications


  • Must be enrolled in an ABA accredited University as an incoming 2L or 3L law student

  • The intern must possess a sense of humor and, oh yeah, also have solid writing and analytical skills and an interest in the high tech field of law are essential.

Equinix is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.


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Overview

TDS Telecom is seeking a Legal Intern to work closely with the five attorneys within TDS Telecoms Legal Department, which provides legal services to TDS Telecom and its subsidiaries as well as TDS Telecoms sister company, OneNeck IT Solutions

Targeted Start Date: January 2020

Schedule: We offer flexible scheduling because we understand that school comes first. You would get to work 10-15 hours per week during the school year with potential to work full-time during the summer months  

Why Join TDS Telecom?

  • TDS has an Intern Employee Resource Group (ERG) with the purpose to support a diverse and inclusive community of interns by providing resources for development, opportunities for internal advancement and forums to connect with other interns.  This group meets once a month and allows you to hear from other interns about their projects as well as leaders within the organization about their team.  They host networking events to get you connected within the organization with the goal of finding fulltime employment within TDS by graduation. Additionally, there are monthly social events with other interns throughout the Madison area

  •  An employer that places priority on employee development and training with a key focus on internal promotion
  • Company culture emphasizes ethics & promotes a healthy life/work balance with a business casual work environment
  • A challenging, fast-paced environment due to the continually evolving nature of the telecommunications industry and related technology
  • Opportunity to work with talented and dedicated team members committed to each individuals success
  • TDS Telecom actively supports many local charities, University of Wisconsin activities, and community events and encourages all employees to participate in volunteer opportunities
  • Obtain frequent exposure to, and interaction with, management across TDS Telecom

About TDS Telecom

TDS Telecom, headquartered in Madison, Wis., employs nearly 2,700 people and is a subsidiary of Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. [NYSE: TDS], a Fortune 1000 company. Founded in 1969, TDS Inc. employs 9,400 people and has approximately six million connections nationwide through its businesses U.S. Cellular, TDS Telecom, OneNeck IT Solutions LLC, and TDS Broadband Service. TDS Inc. has been named to several Forbes lists, including America's Best Employers for Diversity, Best Large Employers, and Best Employers for Women. Visit tdstelecom.com.

Responsibilities

We anticipate that the legal intern will have the opportunity to assist with some or all of the following activities, under the close supervision of and in conjunction with the TDS Telecom attorneys

  • Research/review/analyze legal issues and questions submitted by internal departments on topics ranging from contract negotiation and drafting, employment/HR issues, state and federal regulation, government contracting, privacy/HIPAA/GDPR, and commercial real estate transactions;
  • Review and revise corporate contracts and participate in contract negotiations;
  • Review and revise corporate contract templates;
  • Review and analyze existing customer contracts and implement compliance plans;
  • Review and suggest improvements to the company's legal processes, procedures and policies; and
  • Research/review/analyze Federal Acquisition Regulations and other rules and regulations that apply to federal government (sub)contractors.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled as a JD student or accepted to an accredited law school

Other Qualifications

  • 1+ years of experience with Microsoft Office
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skil
  • Ability to work independently
  • Detail oriented
  • Strong analytical problem solving skills and critical thinking
  • Ability to plan and organize multiple tasks and problem solve
  • Solid work ethic and demonstrated ability to meet deadlines
  • Previous work experience in a business or corporate setting


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At Cambridge, you control the journey by joining a growing, fast-paced company that will help you build a career beyond your expectations. Come join us for a summer 2020 Legal Internship.

The Legal/Risk Team offers a unique opportunity to research and analyze state and federal laws and self-regulatory organization rules. Projects include drafting letters, reports, memorandums, presentations, and basic contracts; data analysis and review; and interacting with other departments to help complete tasks, resolve issues, or improve processes and procedures. Candidates should be entering into at least their second year of an accredited law school program.

Ideal focus: Law


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THE ORGANIZATION

The Florence Project was founded in 1989 to respond to a representation crisis for indigent non-citizens detained at a rural Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Detention Center in Florence, Arizona. Through our programs today, we provide services to approximately 7,500 men, women, and children detained in Eloy, Florence, Phoenix, and Tucson, Arizona on any given day.

The Florence Project is nationally known for its legal and social services that ensure that detained people are empowered and have access to justice. The Florence Project provides high quality legal services and supports initiatives for national changes in immigration law and policy.

LEGAL INTERNSHIP

The Florence Project is seeking law students to intern with our Childrens Program in our offices in Phoenix and Tucson, Arizona. You can select your location preference at the end of this posting. The interns will receive a $5,000 stipend to be paid in biweekly installments.

The Florence Project is known for its delivery of unique legal services. Interns will work directly with detained unaccompanied children in deportation (removal) proceedings assisting in providing direct representation before the Executive Office for Immigration Review (immigration court), the Board of Immigration Appeals, local juvenile court, and the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. This internship is intended for non-credit seeking students.

Interns will work directly with released and detained unaccompanied children who are eligible for relief from deportation. The Florence Project handles a variety of cases including asylum, Special Immigrant Juvenile Classification, and T visa for victims of human trafficking, among others. The position requires extensive contact with many types of people including tender-aged children, teenagers, young adults, indigenous youth, and youth who have suffered abuse, abandonment, neglect, and other emotional and physical trauma. Crisis and trauma training will be provided by the Integrated Social Services program. The position requires significant time in
state court and in immigration court.

Interns have the opportunity to assist in all aspects of legal advocacy including Know Your Rights presentations at shelters, individual intakes, pre-court counseling sessions, direct client work, preparing applications, drafting client declarations, researching novel issues, legal writing, program development, and appellate research and writing. Depending on court timing, law student interns may also have the opportunity to represent individuals in hearings before an Immigration Judge under the supervision of an attorney. We encourage applicants to review our
programs and visit our website at www.firrp.org.

REQUIREMENTS

We are seeking law students who have a demonstrated commitment to immigration issues and public interest law and who enjoy working in a challenging and fast-paced area of the law. We value previous experience working with children, especially with children who have suffered trauma. Fluency or advanced proficiency in Spanish is required. Applicants must be able to work independently and be able to take on significant responsibility. Prior advocacy or academic experience in immigration law, excellent writing and interpersonal skills, and experience working with people from different cultures are strongly valued. First year students are welcome to apply. Must have reliable transportation to get to detention facilities and courts.

APPLICATION PROCESS

This is an immediate opening for several Summer 2020 legal interns for our Childrens Program in Phoenix and Tucson, Arizona. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis and applicants are encouraged to apply early. To apply, please upload a cover letter detailing your interest in the position, writing sample, and resume with three professional references. Only applicants selected for interview will be contacted for a phone or in person interview.
The Florence Project values diversity in the workplace and strongly encourages applications frompeople of color, LGBTQ individuals, individuals with disabilities, and members ofunderrepresented communities.


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