The National Veterans Legal Services Program is inviting applications from eligible candidates for its summer internship in Arlington, Texas.
The National Veterans Legal Services Program (NVLSP) is a high-impact national veterans service organization based in Washington DC. Our mission is to ensure that the government delivers to our nation’s 22 million veterans and active duty personnel the benefits to which they are entitled due to the disabilities that resulted from their military service.
About the Opportunity
NVLSP seeks summer law students to assist with screening discharge upgrade cases.
Students in any year of LLB.
Roles and Responsibilities
- The students will contact veterans for information needed during the screening process and will reach out to government offices to follow up on file requests.
- The student will review veterans’ medical and personnel files to determine merit for pro bono placement.
- For meritorious cases, the student will draft a screening memo setting forth the legal and factual basis for the claim.
- The student will also assist with organizing LSW’s clinics (currently remote), including speaking with interested veterans and scheduling appointments.
The internship is offering one funded position providing $22/hour for 35 hours per week. We are also happy to host a law school-funded internship.
The position is remote.
How to Apply?
To apply, send a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and list of 3 references to Rochelle Bobroff, Director of Lawyers Serving Warriors via e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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