Medical-Legal Partnership Law Clerk Fellowship

Tallahassee, FL Part-time

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 semester 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 $17.50/hour and is expected to work part-time about 20 hours a week during the Fall semester bur can work additional hours during the summer, if available to start in Summer 2022. 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. 

To apply, please submit application with resume and cover letter to be considered for the position.  

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