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 — 07/01/15 (Flexible)

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Description

We are a well-established, 14 person litigation firm (currently with 8 countries represented!) located in mid-town Manhattan. All we need now is for YOU to join our TEAM as a Legal Trainee.

Steve Mandel, our founder, is Martindale-Hubbell "AV Preeminent" rated, AVVO 10.0 rated, was honored as a Super Lawyer for 2014, as well as a New York Law Journal Family Practitioner of the Year for 2014.

You will have an excellent opportunity to gain hands-on professional legal experience by assisting outstanding lawyers in trial preparation, meeting with clients as well as actually appearing in Court with our attorneys. Note that 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.

International law school graduates are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities

Research, legal writing. trial preparation and attendance, heavy client contact.

Requirements

We have found it most beneficial when the trainees are here for at least 6 months, to enable them to see a case from start to finish, but would consider applicants for a lesser period of time. You must be fluent in written and spoken English, proficient with Westlaw and enjoy working with "people" and must know how to *LAUGH* ;)

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