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Office of Victim Services Legal Unit (ID: 105745) for Fall 2017

Agency/Facility

Office of Victim Services

80 So. Swan Street
Albany , NY 12210

Division/Unit: OVS Legal Unit

 

Web Site: http://www.ovs.ny.gov/(New Window)

 

Proposal Information

Description:

The Legal Unit operates during the normal business hours of the Office of Victim Services (OVS) (9 am to 5 pm). Requesting 9-12 hours a week, in no less than 3 hour blocks preferred.
Substantive work may include, but is not limited to: ad-hoc legislative and legal research, contact with District Attorney and Probation Offices regarding collection of restitution, contact with private attorneys regarding civil lawsuits and recoveries, redacting personal information from file copy, preparation of lien waiver requests, prepartion of file summaries in anticipation of appeal hearings.
Other daily tasks may include, but would not be limited to: copying, filing, preparing mailing, responding to provider inquiries about FRE payments, and answering the phones.

 

Skills:

Office experience

Basic computer/phone

 

Internship Areas: Criminal Justice/Corrections, Legal Specialties, Public Policy

Logistical Information

Payment? Unpaid

Number of Hours: 10 - 19

Location: Albany

Number of Interns Needed: 1

Desired Candidate Profile

Preferred Standing Sophomore

Minimum Standing: Sophomore

Degree Concentrations: Criminal Justice/Homeland Security, Legal Studies, Public Administration