The Legal Aid Society of Greater Cincinnati and its affiliate Legal Aid Society of Southwest Ohio, LLC ("Legal Aid") are accepting applications for summer law clerk positions. Applicants should have completed their first or second year of law school before the summer of 2019. Applicants who can obtain fundin2 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 2"d year of law school.
The Legal Aid Society serves Brown, Butler, Clermont, Clinton, Hamilton, Highland, and Warren Counties in Southwest Ohio. We have two offices (downtown Cincinnati and Hamilton, Ohio) and a total staff of about 89, including 41 attorneys and 13 paralegals. Our attorneys represent individual clients in civil legal matters and work with community organizations and client groups.
The law clerks will 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 interest law topics with their supervisors and other attorneys. Also, our summer law clerks will have numerous opportunities to observe court proceedings.
Closing Date: 8th February, 2019
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