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Legal Intern (ID: 109110) for Fall 2022


Workers Compensation Board

328 State Street
Schenectady , NY 12305
E-Mail: hrm@wcb.ny.gov

Division/Unit: Financial Services/ WAMO


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


Proposal Information


-Manage (under supervision of SFG Attorneys) SFG's efforts to be discharged and removed from notice in pending claims for WCL ยง 15(8) reimbursement by:
o Locating candidate cases from SFG's database and other sources;
o Reviewing cases in electronic case folder of Board's Claims Information System (CIS) and SFG's database
o Generating list of cases to target for discharge and removal from notice;
o Developing plan to achieve SFG's discharge and removal in targeted cases;
o Contacting insurance adjustors and attorney regarding targeted cases;
o Drafting and filing Requests for Further Assistance with the Board;
o Prepping cases for hearings; and
o Tracking efforts and results in SFG's database.
- Review Workers' Compensation cases and decisions for SFG Attorneys.
- Assist SFG Attorneys with drafting Memos of Law and Board Appeals.
- Other tasks as assigned
Days in the office are flexible from Monday to Friday



Research & writing skills

Good communication skills

Ability to work independently


Internship Areas: Legal Specialties

Logistical Information

Payment? Paid

Number of Hours: 20 - 30

Location: Schenectady

Number of Interns Needed: 1

Desired Candidate Profile

Preferred Standing 2nd Year Law Student

Minimum Standing: 2nd Year Law Student

Degree Concentrations: Legal Studies