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Law Clerk (2019/20 Internship)


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Location: Washington DC

Company Name: Leadership for Educational Equity

Occupational Category: 23-1012.00,Judicial Law Clerks

Date Posted: 2020-04-03

Valid Through: 2020-04-23

Employment Type: FULL_TIME

Description:

Organization Type:- Public Interest
Job Type:- Law Student

Law Clerk (2019/20 Internship)
The candidate will work closely with General Counsel. The General Counsel provides legal and strategic advice to the Executive Director, the leadership team, and to staff across all program and operations teams: Policy and Advocacy; Organizing Leadership; Communications; Supporter Relations; Elected Leadership; Finance; Leadership Development and Design; New Ventures; Regional Impact; Talent, Learning and Culture; and Technology. The General Counsel practices in a wide range of substantive areas including employment law, tax-exempt organization law, general compliance, and campaign finance laws. Day-to-day work often includes: advising staff on how to navigate legal as well as policy questions, drafting high-level communications for staff, developing and analyzing systems and processes for compliance, drafting and reviewing contracts, and supporting the organization’s board of directors Conducting legal research across a wide variety of substantive areas with a particular focus on education law, corporate law, contracts, and tax-exempt organization law with an opportunity to create a writing sample. Producing high-quality written communication for different constituencies within the organization, including training materials and presentations related to various areas of legal compliance. Other responsibilities, as assigned. Bachelor’s degree is essential. Must be an enrolled in law school and actively pursuing a J.D. with at least 1 year of law school complete. Should have 3.2 GPA or above in law school. Should preferably have ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, impact-focused environment. Should have strong written and interpersonal communication skills. Must have strong research skills. Should have knowledge of Microsoft Outlook and PowerPoint