Legal Research Internship - Law Student Internship

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CV Legal Research
20 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL
Posted: January 30 2015
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 2 Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

CV Legal Research is looking for an ambitious, intelligent and energetic personalities to join our growing team!
Are you looking for a chance to actively use the strategies that you have spent the last few years learning?
Do you want to work in a successful environment with other motivated people your own age?
Do you want to feel a sense of accomplishment at the end of each day?
You've found your opportunity!

Our vision is clear. We know what we want to achieve, and how we’re going to get there. Our work has directly benefited hundreds of families in the city of Chicago alone, and we are looking to build on our recent successes and expand to new frontiers!

Our staff of attorneys are looking for legal research assistants for ongoing matters in litigation. Situated in the heart of the Loop, our modern office boasts a fully integrated work suite and a dynamic team. We are definitely not the stereotypical office. Our methods are constantly evolving to stay at the cutting edge of modern technology and technique.

It is our policy to challenge our interns to go beyond the expected, to discover for themselves what they are truly capable of accomplishing. Our company thrives based on our employees' genuine interest in helping people in need, their strong sense of justice, and personal drive to be successful.

An internship is about gaining experience in a fast-paced, real world legal environment, and - though we ask a lot of our interns - we are happy to provide assistance along the way. If it applies, we can support you in receiving college course credit.

We offer both full and part-time (minimum 20 hours) internships at our main offices in Downtown Chicago and though they are initially unpaid, we provide the opportunity to convert these into paid positions based on desire and performance after 90 days.

Learn the real life applications of your education as they apply to legal research and the application of legal strategy. We provide an opportunity to be involved in a way that really matters to the company!

Responsibilities

As part of your internship, you will learn and utilize the methods for:
-Reading Docket and Court Documents
-Interpreting Case Developments
-Filing and Scheduling
-Coordinating Logistics between multiple Law Firms
-Data Entry
-Miscellaneous Office Tasks

Requirements

-Current law school students preferred, paralegals are also considered
-Bachelors Degree or the equivalent
-Motivated, sociable personality
-Excellent persuasive skills
-Excellent interpersonal skills
-Strong grasp of the English language
-Bilingual proficiency a plus! (Any Language)
-Must pass the company’s criminal background check

Skills

Required - Legal Research Skills, Legal Analysis

How To Apply

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