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Student Assistant/Legal Intern (ID: 108977) for Summer 2022


Justice Center

55 Hanson Place, 8th Floor
Brooklyn , NY 11217
E-Mail: jesse.farmer@justicecenter.ny.gov
Phone: (518) 549-0334

Division/Unit: General Counsel/SPIG/ALU


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


Proposal Information


* Assist in administrative case preparation and review. This includes responding to discovery requests, review of evidence and assistance in hearing prep.
* Assist in responding to records requests, which include Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) requests, subpoenas and other disclosure requests. This includes the gathering of relevant documents, reviewing all relevant files to identify responsive items, making legal determinations of confidentiality, and maintaining records of all responsive items to be provided to party making the request.
* Assist in the review of cases where the allegations are potentially criminal in nature and assist the Assistant Special Prosecutors with any duties attendant to those cases
* Format, draft and proofread legal documents.
* Read, review and redact specific information from case investigation reports, other investigative materials, administrative hearing decisions and other sensitive documents.
* Audit and review redactions performed by others.
* Must be able to set own priorities and manage all deadlines in accordance with legal timeframes.
* Provide assistance to others by performing various legal and administrative tasks, including but not limited to: mailing, scanning, faxing, filing and copying. Assist with the creation, documentation and implementation of procedures and filing systems.
* Conduct legal research.
* Maintain professionalism and confidentiality at all times. Will receive confidentiality training as part of internship.
* Perform other duties as assigned.






Internship Areas: Legal Specialties

Logistical Information

Payment? Paid

Number of Hours: 20 - 30

Location: Kings

Number of Interns Needed: 1

Desired Candidate Profile

Preferred Standing 2nd Year Law Student

Minimum Standing: 1st Year Law Student

Degree Concentrations: Legal Studies