Legal Trainee

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The Mandel Law Firm
370 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY
Application Deadline: No Deadline
Position: Full-time, Unpaid
Timeframe: 09/01/14 — 06/30/15 (Flexible)

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Description

The Mandel Law Firm is a well-established, 15 person litigation firm (with 8 countries currently represented!) located in mid-town Manhattan, and we are looking for YOU to join our TEAM.

By way of background, Steve Mandel, our founder, received a perfect “10” rating from AVVO for “peer recognition & client satisfaction" . Martindale-Hubbell awarded him a “AV Preeminent” rating, which is the “highest possible in both legal ability and ethical standards”. The New York Law Journal selected him as a Family Law Practitioner of the Year for 2014, as recognized in New York Magazine; and he is very honored to be chosen as a SUPER LAWYER in 2014. His Martindale-Hubbell “profile rating” in Jan. 2014 of #155 out of 92,395 lawyers in NYS and #2,441 out of 1,504,487 nationwide, placing him in the top 99.84 percentile

At The Mandel Law Firm, you will have an excellent opportunity to gain hands-on professional legal experience by assisting lawyers in preparation for trial, meeting with clients and actually attending Court conferences, hearings, as well as the trials themselves. You will be doing REAL legal work, (not just filing, photocopying or getting the boss coffee ;).

We are looking for someone who is, detail oriented with strong research, writing and interpersonal skills.

If you are confident, competent, determined, with a sense of purpose to help others while learning what it’s like to be a trial lawyer in NYC, email your resume and cover letter to: smandel@MandelLawFirm.com.

Please note that this is an unpaid position, but you will be learning from recognized leaders in the field (and we promise you'll have FUN while doing it ;).

Responsibilities

Research, legal writing. trial preparation, attendance and assistance in Court.

Requirements

Must be fluent in written and spoken English, must be proficient with Westlaw and enjoy working with "people". You also must know how to LAUGH!

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