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Internship

• Starts Jun 2

Summer 2024 - Law Intern, Vera Louisiana

🚀 Summer Internship

New Orleans

AI generated summary

  • Currently enrolled 2L law student with basic knowledge of in-house workings. Experience in interdisciplinary communication essential. Motivated, detail-oriented, proficient in legal research using Westlaw, and skilled in Microsoft Office and Zoom.
  • The Summer 2024 Law Intern at Vera Louisiana will focus on conducting legal research, attending court proceedings and city meetings, supporting partnerships and advocacy efforts, and providing administrative support for events and other tasks as needed.

Summer Internship

LegalNew Orleans

Description

  • The Legal Intern will provide a wide range of support for our ongoing projects, including advancing prosecution reform, jail population reduction, increasing investment in thriving communities, and addressing Louisiana’s carceral impact in multiple parishes and at the state legislature. The Legal Intern will be supervised primarily by the Director and will complete a variety of projects with other staff. This internship will provide an opportunity for the intern to gain knowledge and experience in research, writing, advocacy, local and state government relations, and criminal legal systems in New Orleans and other parts of Louisiana.

Requirements

  • Be a currently enrolled 2L law student
  • Basic or rudimentary knowledge of what working in-house entails.
  • Experience communicating across interdisciplinary departments
  • Motivated to work and learn.
  • Be able to work quickly and pay attention to detail.
  • Familiarity and skill in legal research using Westlaw.
  • Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities you'll bring:
  • Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Zoom.
  • Westlaw

Education requirements

Currently Studying
Masters

Area of Responsibilities

Legal

Responsibilities

  • Research and analysis:
  • Conduct legal research and writing
  • Review, organize, and analyze public records
  • Observe criminal and magistrate court proceedings and City Council meetings and budget hearings
  • Partnership support
  • Attend coalition and partner organization meetings
  • Advocacy:
  • Prepare for and engage in public policy advocacy
  • Administrative:
  • Provide support for planned events and other related responsibilities that may arise

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

hybrid

Start date

Jun 2, 2024

Location

New Orleans