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IMMIGRATION AND FAMILY LAW INTERNSHIP

tahirihjustice Tahirih Justice Center

We are seeking a legal intern in our Baltimore office to help women and girls achieve justice. Internships at Tahirih Justice Center are unpaid, but many interns receive academic credit or fellowship financial assistance for work completed. This internship is for Fall 2017.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Interview clients
  • Prepare client affidavits
  • Prepare immigration filings for U.S. Citizenship Immigration Services and/or Executive Office for Immigration Review
  • Prepare family law filings with Maryland state courts
  • Assist with preparation of discovery requests and responses in family law cases
  • Research and draft briefs, memoranda, and other documents
  • Research country conditions
  • Provide support to attorneys with pending cases as needed

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Enrollment in law school
  • Excellent research, writing, and analytical skills
  • Commitment to public interest law
  • Language skills highly desired, particularly French and Spanish
  • Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States
  • Candidates must be available for at least 15 hours/week

 

TO APPLY
Please send your cover letter, resume, short writing sample (2-5 pages), and a list of 3 references to Baltimore@tahirih.org with “Legal Internship Application – Baltimore” in the subject line. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

 

 

To apply for this job email your details to Baltimore@tahirih.org