Law Fellow (September 2019 Start)

Washington, DC
Intern
12-11-2018
Job #: 12459977
Description:
Summary
We are AARP Foundation Litigation, the litigating unit of AARP Foundation.

We are looking for a top-notch graduating law student with a passion for litigation to work with us to end senior poverty. If you are a critical thinker, an eager learner, and a team player who wants to gain valuable experience in public interest law, read on.

We seek someone who:
  • has strong academic credentials and a demonstrated interest in public service.
  • is smart, ambitious, and intellectually curious.
  • is a diligent researcher and an excellent writer.
  • is offended by injustice and wants to do something about it.

Responsibilities
  • Working under the supervision of AARP Foundation attorneys, you will:
  • Conduct legal research
  • Draft memoranda, pleadings, briefs, and other legal documents
  • Assist in civil discovery
  • Interview current and potential clients
  • Work with outside co-counsel
  • Participate in litigation strategy

Requirements
  • Current third-year or otherwise graduating law student
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency with LEXIS and other legal research platforms
  • Significant experience with The Blue Book: A Uniform System of Citation
  • Demonstrated public interest/public service interest or experience

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