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ID #371
TypeLegal Services
Agency name line 1Community Legal Services
Address line 11424 Chestnut Street
DutiesClient Interviewing, Case Management, Drafting Legal Documents, Legal Research & Writing and Community Education.
Agency descriptionCommunity Legal Services serves more than 20,000 low-income Philadelpia residents annually, providing assistance on diverse civil legal problems involving social security, consumer protection, domestic violence, public assistance, landlord-tenant, bankruptcy, child welfare, employment problems, public utility access and rates, medical assistance, veteran's benefits, health and civil rights. In additon to providing individual representation, all Community Legal Services lawyers are expected to participate in policy advocacy, community education and impact litigation. Web address: www.clsphila.org
Time requirementsFlexible.
Position requirementsPublic Interest Experience/Public Service; Bilingual Candidates are highly desired, especially those who speak Spanish. References will be requested.
Writing sample requiredYES
Number of students requested1
Supervisor salutationMrs.
Supervisor first nameBrenda
Supervisor last nameMarrero
Supervisor tagEsq.
Supervisor titleDeputy Director of Operations
Contact salutationMs
Contact first nameShaneika
Contact last namePatterson
Contact title line #1Executive Asst/HR Coordinator
Contact phone #215-981-3744
Skill creditsTrial or administrative hearing advocacy, depending on the unit.

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