Cincinnati, OH – Summer 2019 Law Clerk – Legal Aid Society of Southwest Ohio, (deadline FRIDAY)

AkronLawJobs No. 9914 Overview: Seeking applications for summer law clerk positions. Must have completed your 1L year or be in your 2L before the summer of 2019. APPLICANTS WHO CAN OBTAIN FUNDING FROM THEIR LAW SCHOOL, EQUAL JUSTICE WORKS, OR OTHER SOURCES ARE PREFERRED. We may be able to supplement funding especially for applicants who will have completed their 2nd year of law school. The Legal Aid Society serves Brown, Butler, Clermont, Clinton, Hamilton, Highland, and Warren Counties in Southwest Ohio. There are two offices — downtown Cincinnati and Hamilton, Ohio) and a total staff of about 89, including 41 attorneys and 13 paralegals. The attorneys represent individual clients in civil legal matters and work with community organizations and client groups.

Duties: Will perform legal research and provide other assistance to Legal Aid attorneys in their cases; In addition, all summer law clerks attend regular meetings on public interest law topics with their supervisors and other attorneys. There will also be many opportunities to observe court proceedings.

Qualifications: 1L or 2L with strong academic record, an interest in public interest law, and good organizational and communication skills.

How to Apply: E-mail your Resume; Cover Letter explaining the reasons for interest in the position; a Writing Sample; and a List of two references with contact information to Subject Line: 2019 Summer Clerk Hiring

Deadline:  February 8, 2019