Medical-Legal Partnership Law Clerk Fellowship (Part-time to Full-time Internship)
Medical-Legal Partnership Law Clerk Fellowship (Part-time Internship)
Legal Services of North Florida has an opening for a Medical-Legal Partnership Paralegal in its Tallahassee office. This one-year position will work to reach and assist vulnerable populations within our community with civil legal issues. The medical-legal partnership allows medical providers who identify a possible civil legal matter to refer patients for legal services. This position will involve coordinating with medical staff on the legal referral process and on staff training. This position will also involve assisting with community outreach and education programs under the direction of an attorney focused on community-based legal services. This position is ideal for law students focused on health law/policy public administration, or social work.
The Medical-Legal Partnership Law Clerk Fellow will receive $15/hour and is expected to work part-time about 20 hours a week during the regular semester and 35 hours a week during the summer. Specific days and schedule can be discussed. The position is available at our Tallahassee office location.
Responsibilities and duties include conducting legal research and writing; assisting the supervising attorney with client intake and other related interviews; community-based outreach and education about our services, case development and preparation; court appearances with supervising attorney; and performing other related duties as assigned. Interested candidates should be a law student or recent law school graduate. Ability to work independently and in team environments, to analyze complex issues and to obtain results to positively impact the client or the overall community are important.
Please go to our website at www.LSNF.org/staff-positions-internships/ to view current open positions. To apply, please submit application with resume and cover letter. Applicants who do not submit a completed Legal Services of North Florida employment application will not be considered for the position.
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