Internship Opportunities

LAW CLERK INTERN

Overview:

The Law Clerk Inern assists victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and abuse by assisting the Managing Attorney with the drafting and filing of legal documents relevant to obtain a Protective Order, under the Texas Family Code and/or (if necessary) under Art. 7A of the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure, as well as accompanying the Managing Attorney to any court appearances or mediations.

Law Clerk Intern – Duties

• Drafting case docs, including but not limited to:

o  Application for PO

o Affidavit for Ex Parte Relief of Applicant

o Ex Parte Temporary Protective Order

o Final Protective Order

o Ancillary Court Docs

o Subpoena

o Business Records Affidavit

• Correspondence with clients, opposing counsel, court, police departments, etc., such as:

o Check status of service of process

o Check status of subpoenaed records

o Re-set hearings

o General case correspondence

• Observe/Assist with client PO Intake, PO Screenings, filing matters with the court, obtaining ex parte relief, court hearings, mediations, etc.

• Completing tasks assigned by the Managing Attorney or Legal Advocate

 

We are currently accepting applications for the spring semester. If you are interested in applying for this internship, please submit your cover letter and resume to info@rccgc.org. Thank you for your interest in RCC!

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