Externship Listings

ID #396
TypeLegal Services
Agency name line 1Mazzoni Center/LGBTQ Legal Services
Address line 11348 Bainbridge Street
DutiesExterns will assist in providing direct legal assistance to address the unique needs of the greater Philadelphia LGBTQ community, with particular emphasis on the needs of low-income community members; assist in employment, public accommodations, and educational settings; family law and parenting; name changes; relationship recognition and dissolution; advance planning; and youth concerns; externs conduct initial intakes with potential clients, help to assess whether that persons matter falls within our mission and, if so, help with representation of the client(s) on that matter. Also, work closely with attorneys on a variety of cases, some of which may involve precedent-setting legal issues; externs develop the ability to work directly with clients, identify and analyze legal issues, apply existing law to unique situations, devise creative solutions where the law does not provide a clear answer, and draft transactional documents and pleadings.
Agency descriptionThe Center provides direct legal assistance to low-income lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer individuals and families in greater Philadelphia on a host of substantive legal issues. We also represent individuals in cases that may have an impact on LGBTQ rights in Pennsylvania.
Time requirementsFlexible.
Position requirementsNone
Writing sample requiredNO
Number of students requested2
Supervisor first nameIveliz
Supervisor last nameCrespo
Supervisor tagEsq.
Supervisor titleStaff Attorney
Contact salutationMr
Contact first nameThomas
Contact last nameUde, Jr.
Contact tagEsq.
Contact title line #1Legal and Public Policy Director
Contact title line #2Legal Director
Contact phone #215-563-0652 X233

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