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Legal Assistant (ID: 106099) for Spring 2018

Agency/Facility

Div of Criminal Justice Services

80 S. Swan Street, AESOB
Albany , NY 12210

Division/Unit: Office of Legal Services

 

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

 

Proposal Information

Description:

Intern will assist the legal staff with legal research, drafting legal documents, citation checking and law library maintenance. The New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services' (DCJS) Office of Legal Services (OLS) is a critical component of New York's criminal justice system that provides legal counsel to the DCJS on such issues as access to criminal history record information, FOIL requests, research requests and offers a wide range of services to law enforcement agencies and prosecutor's offices across the State. OLS ensures that the Division complies with state and federal laws and regulations. From the development of a request for proposal through execution of a contract, from the creation to the implementation of rules and regulations governing agency responsibilities, to drafting legislation, OLS guides the Division through numerous State and federal statutory and regulatory requirements.

 

Skills:

Verbal and written communication skills

Research

Experience with Microsoft Office

 

Internship Areas: Legal Specialties

Logistical Information

Payment? Paid

Number of Hours: 20 - 30

Location: Albany

Number of Interns Needed: 1

Desired Candidate Profile

Preferred Standing 2nd Year Law Student

Minimum Standing: 1st Year Law Student

Degree Concentrations: Criminal Justice/Homeland Security, Legal Studies