Cincinnati, OH – Law Clerks – Summer 2020 – Legal Aid Society of Cincinnati

AkronLawJobs No. 10534 Overview: The Legal Aid Society of Greater Cincinnati and its affiliate Legal Aid Society of Southwest Ohio are accepting applications for summer law clerks. 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 assist community organizations and client groups.

Duties: 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 internet law topics with their supervisors and other attorneys. Summer clerks will have numerous opportunities to observe court proceedings. 

Qualifications: Should have completed your 1L or 2L year of law school before the summer of 2020. Should have a strong academic record, an interest in public interest law, and good organizational and communication skills. 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 2L year of law school. 

How to Apply: E-mail the following to Subject line “Summer Clerk Hiring Committee” and e-mail ALL requested items in either Word or pdf files. Cover letter explaining the reasons for interest in the position; a resume; law school transcript; a writing sample, and list of two professional references with contact information.

Deadline:  October 4, 2019