Summer Associate Program: Re-Entry Project

Position Description:

The Re-Entry Summer Associate will work with the re-entry team to represent clients with re-entry cases and to draft a statewide resource for advocate use in record-sealing and certificates of qualification for employment.

Specifically, the summer associate will, under the supervision of an attorney:

  • Search dockets
  • Interview clients
  • Draft memos, pleadings, and correspondence
  • Appear in court on behalf of clients (if possible)
  • Draft a resource guide with current case law and the relevant statutes for use by advocates in the re-entry field
  • Attend re-entry events and coalition meetings

 

Skills, Experience, & Interests:

No prior experience is required; however, an interest in poverty law, criminal law, and/or the re-entry movement is helpful.