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OmGym International LLC
DescriptionThis is internship will offer you the experience of working hands-on in a private practice. This will include case management, client correspondence, legal research, and miscellaneous assisting work to help the attorney handle clients more efficiently.
Because the attorney at law handles a large variety of cases, you may gain experience in:
real estate law
landlord tenant law
The attorney at law practices in the state of California, as well as other countries, and may handle cases in other juridictions at times.
Applicants must be passionate about methodically and diligently navigating our legal system and helping our clients. Applicants must be ready to work hard and learn a lot. This internship will take place in Topanga and/or Tarzana, and may require travel. Any travel expenses will be paid.
Applicant must be prepared to maintain impeccable confidentiality.
Responsibilities-Manage correspondence with clients
-Research all cases applicable to current client needs
-Draft contracts for attorney to review and finalize
-Manage scheduling of attorney's mandatory appearances
-Prepare documents according to attorney's instruction
-Manage basic accounts receivables and payables
-Obtain and schedule motion dates with the court and communicate with the opposing law firm
Requirements-At least 2 years of law school
-At least a 3.0 GPA
-Full -time commitment for summer
-Ability to work efficiently while working independently or as a team
-Be extremely organized, especially with scheduling, filing (using both paper and digital filing) and keeping track of information to follow up on
-Great writing skills
-Great social skills
-Be extremely punctual
-Be able to meet deadlines
-Have a positive attitude and be ready for anything and everything!