Top Law Internship Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Law Internship. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Law Internship resumes they appeared on. For example, 22.7% of Law Internship resumes contained Legal Documents as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Law Internship actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Law Internship resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

2. Court Hearings

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Here's how Court Hearings is used in Law Internship jobs:
  • Assisted District Attorney in conducting open-court hearings concerning matters of civil liability and litigation.
  • Attended housing court hearings and assisted attorney in negotiating with adversaries and drafting stipulations.
  • Conducted and prosecuted City ordinance violations in District Court hearings.
  • Observed immigration detention and removal court hearings.
  • Participated in depositions and various court hearings.
  • Case brief studying, editing, research, evidence review, prison visit and client interaction, court hearings and observations.
  • Performed and executed in-office tasks such as calling clients, organizing files, and rallying family members for court hearings.
  • Assisted in court hearings by gathering records from the Clerk's office and occasionally typing dialogue from the hearings.
  • Help prepare for depositions and motions, attend court hearings, and attend conference calls with agency representatives.
  • Generated notes for cases in preparation for trials, while attending court hearings on a weekly basis.
  • Conducted legal research, attended court hearings and briefed different Senior Advocates of The Bombay High Court.
  • Participated in client interviews, attended court hearings, and drafted letters to clients and opposing parties.
  • Coordinated with other law offices, clients and Judicial Assistants dates and times for Court Hearings.
  • Observed court hearings and trial strategy discussions between attorney, client and expert witness.
  • Attended court hearings with firm's corporate litigation team as part of internship program.
  • Attended ethics committee, medical legal partnership client interviews and legal guardianship court hearings.
  • Attended court hearings and trials and processed requests for recordings of court proceedings.
  • Attended court hearings and mental incapacity proceedings at Pine Rest and in court.
  • Observed numerous court hearings in the family, civil and criminal divisions.
  • Prepared clients for court hearings, and conducted trials and court hearings.

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3. Trial Preparation

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Here's how Trial Preparation is used in Law Internship jobs:
  • Worked closely with supervising attorney on trial preparation and related filings and strategies.
  • Created trial preparation documents and assisted with general office duties as necessary.
  • Assisted in trial preparation for commercial carrier claiming limited liability.
  • Assisted attorneys and paralegals with document production and trial preparation
  • Gathered discovery materials and assisted in pretrial preparation.
  • Assisted in trial preparation including compiling exhibit notebooks.
  • Reviewed litigation files and assisted with trial preparation.
  • Reviewed and organized trial preparation materials.
  • Assisted managing city attorneys in trial preparations
  • Worked with assistant district attorneys on trial preparation, attended court proceedings, including hearings and trials, on daily basis.
  • Assisted in all aspects of trial preparation in connection with a $20M continuing nuisance lawsuit against the Town.
  • Developed case theory and goals, participated in delinquency trial preparation, client interviews, and plea negotiations.
  • Assisted attorneys in trial preparation, court filings, document production and drafting motions, pleadings and briefs.
  • Assisted criminal defense attorneys with research, trial preparation, and proceedings including jury selection and suppression hearings.
  • Assisted attorneys with defense litigation and trial preparation in matters pending in New York State Court of Claims.
  • Interviewed witnesses, assisted with trial preparation/research, assisted at trials, and drafted responses and motions.
  • Tried General District Court matters for Arlington County and assisted attorneys in research and trial preparations.
  • Assisted attorneys with trial preparation, including organizing and composing exhibits and case materials for trial.
  • Assisted with witness interviews, trial preparation, and client placement into various treatment programs.
  • Conduct void dire, prepared direct and cross examination; trial preparation for misdemeanor criminal cases

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4. Family Law

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Here's how Family Law is used in Law Internship jobs:
  • Provided legal paperwork information to litigants regarding family law, civil harassment temporary restraining orders and name changes.
  • Represented low-income persons in family law and related matters arising out of situations involving domestic violence.
  • Received extensive hands-on instruction in the handling of challenging family law matters involving domestic violence.
  • Performed legal research and document drafting relating to immigration and family law practice.
  • Participated in several hours of course instruction concerning Florida family law.
  • Handled cases primarily involving family law and landlord/tenant matters.
  • Assisted self-represented litigants with completing various family law forms.
  • Prepared and assisted in educational workshops regarding family law.
  • Researched and answered questions regarding California family law.
  • Researched and analyzed criminal, civil, personal injury, and family law matters to assist supervising attorney in trial preparation.
  • Recruited to work directly with firm s family law attorneys and paralegals to carry out daily office operations in active cases.
  • Conducted legal research on family law issues, with particular focus on child custody, child support, and paternity questions.
  • Interviewed clients/client in-take for relevant legal information for family law, housing, immigration, and social security legal issues.
  • Conducted legal research and writing with a focus on civil litigation, estate planning and probate, and family law.
  • Assist family law project attorneys with legal research by providing memos on both domestic and international family law matters.
  • Trained to write notices, interrogatories, depositions, petitions, and all other documents associated with family law.
  • Prepared summary and analysis in trial preparation of family law case which resulted in a favorable consent order.
  • Formed in 2010, the firm specializes in civil litigation, personal injury, family law and probate.
  • Drafted petitions, memorandums of law, motions, orders, and final judgments on family law issues.
  • Performed daily interviews of about 2 to 3 self-represented family law petitioners with cases in the default stage.

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5. Counsel

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Here's how Counsel is used in Law Internship jobs:
  • Reviewed police reports, medical records and other documentation obtained in discovery and drafted summaries for counsel review.
  • Balanced and compared projected accruals and partnered with general counsel to verify actual payments; investigated rate disputes.
  • Analyzed and organized voluminous discovery documents, interviewed and counseled clients, and researched various housing issues.
  • Counseled city department clients on statutory and contractual employment obligations and on topical emergent issues and concerns.
  • Coordinated administrative oral and written communication with clients, opposing counsel, and other interested parties.
  • Counseled and provided pastoral care to congregation members, keeping all information received absolutely confidential.
  • Reviewed exhibits of opposing counsel for inconsistencies and tested discovery/trial support software prior to hearings.
  • Participated in legal research and provided reports of activities after attending court proceedings with counsel.
  • Maintained updated correspondence with clients, opposing counsel and physicians regarding pertinent case information.
  • Represented indigent clients as defense counsel at preliminary hearings in Philadelphia County Municipal Court.
  • Compiled all discovery documents from opposing counsel to substantiate motion for extending discovery deadline.
  • Organized discovery materials, composed authorizations, and completed correspondence to opposing counsel.
  • Prepared material for briefings and lead mediation by delivering presentations for opposing counsel.
  • Drafted Federal Register Notice for Environmental Justice Circular with Region 5 regional counsel.
  • Cooperated with opposing counsel in responding to discovery demands and bills of particulars.
  • Assisted District Attorney Maria Pence during meetings with self-represented litigants and opposing counsel.
  • Researched and recommended solutions for corporate legal counsel on employment and occupational wellness issues
  • Reviewed all collected discovery documents from opposing counsel to confirm compliance with subpoenas.
  • Organized and prepared discovery for defense counsel on behalf of eight supervising attorneys.
  • Worked directly with General Counsel reviewing compliance regulations for the financial industry.

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6. Law Firm

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Here's how Law Firm is used in Law Internship jobs:
  • Assisted in all aspects of law firm functions during an extended international internship, gaining valuable international experience
  • Participated in communication between the Law Firm and various insurance companies gathering information.
  • Consulted for the firm in the area of environmental law and cultural conservation, as requested by the Law firm Partners.
  • Served as law intern and office manager for a local law firm specializing in plaintiff and civil law firm.
  • Researched deeds, liens, and titles on real estate properties for a prominent real estate law firm.
  • Translated and interpreted different documents and communications of the law firm to and from English and Spanish.
  • Worked as a law clerk within the landlord-tenant practice group of a mid-sized real estate law firm.
  • Collaborated with law firm partners, staff, and clients to ensure smooth operations and resolve problems.
  • Supported Executive Director and Administrative Assistant of non-profit law firm during summer internship for high school leaders.
  • Selected to work at law firm for my cooperative learning experience through Northeastern University School of Law.
  • Collected data on assigned topics and published press releases to increase the law firm's online presence.
  • Receive updates on job and internship opportunities at law firms in NYC through the Diversity Pipeline Initiative.
  • Created content for the News and Updates section on the English version of the law firm website
  • Worked as internee in King and partridge, Law firm in (Bangalore), India.
  • Created communication to the Large Law Firm Leader newsletter to gain leverage for a podcast application.
  • Refreshed the Law Firm's website and Facebook account to make them more visually appealing.
  • Worked on the phones as well as handling some data entry for the law firm.
  • Visited judicial chamber and completed job shadowing of various law firms across New York City.
  • INTERN, Immigrant Law Center of Minnesota, A Nonprofit Law Firm for Immigrant Rights
  • Served as an intern to the assistant attorneys and partners of the law firm.

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7. Civil Litigation

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Here's how Civil Litigation is used in Law Internship jobs:
  • Researched legal issues relating to civil litigation and immigration law.
  • Provided case management and civil litigation support to attorneys.
  • Provided litigation support services to assist civil litigation activities.
  • Developed legal strategies with clients and partners on a range of civil litigation matters involving breach of contract and real estate.
  • Performed legal research and drafted bench memos on a variety of complex commercial and civil litigation issues for Judge Rasmussen.
  • Assist private civil litigation firm in all aspects of high-profile, complex business disputes involving multiple parties and public entities.
  • Conducted legal research and prepared memorandums for Assistant United States Attorneys in support of civil litigation.
  • Conducted legal research on real property, general civil litigation and civil procedure issues.
  • Researched real estate, wills, trusts and estates, and civil litigation issues.
  • Conducted research for a civil litigation firm in London, England.
  • Observed various aspects of civil litigation including a federal jury trail.
  • Developed case theory and goals, participated in delinquency trial preparation, dependency staffings, and preparation for civil litigation.
  • Participated in various Civil Litigation and Transactional issues, including real estate.
  • Drafted legal memoranda, motions, and updated forms for firm specializing in civil litigation and estate planning.
  • Spring, 2010 Conducted legal research and analysis in the area of inmate/prison civil litigation.
  • Represent an inmate in a civil litigation involving Section 1983 excessive force claim.
  • Worked directly with managing partner, Dave Hiden, on civil litigation cases.

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8. Real Estate

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Here's how Real Estate is used in Law Internship jobs:
  • Conducted research on various legal topics from environmental and real estate issues to civil procedure and business organization.
  • Assisted in handling residential and commercial real estate closings and foreclosure proceedings.
  • Researched and drafted an agreement for an international real estate development.
  • Prepared pleadings, motions and other documents of record for personal injury, first-party insurance, and real estate litigation.
  • Analyzed real estate transactions, insurance statutes, SEC rules' impact on investments and presented strategies to Executive Management.
  • Drafted a commercial insurance guideline report outlining a lawyer's role with regards to due diligence and real estate transactions.
  • Prepared legal forms including: deed of trusts, special warranty deeds, waivers, and real estate contracts.
  • Assisted general practice firm in business law areas including; contract law, real estate law, and sales/leases.
  • Summer, 1997 Legal research and writing, specializing in real estate, employment, and personal injury law.
  • Performed legal research, drafted memorandums and motions, and assisted in real estate transactions by conducting title searches.
  • Prepared and edited legal documents establishing legal business entities and for use in real estate transactions and closings.
  • Assisted in the closing and notarization of real estate transactions, refinances, and equity lines of credit.
  • Drafted an extension to a business real estate lease worth over 100,000 dollars in a shopping mall.
  • Researched, drafted and presented a program on short sales to real estate brokers and attorneys.
  • Supported firm principals and associates in completing real estate, research, and civil law projects.
  • Reviewed pleadings and prepared answers for real estate and fraud disputes in Newark, New Jersey.
  • Researched, develop and wrote court briefs involving real estate issues of foliage and tree growth.
  • Research and drafted legal memos concerning limited jurisdiction, discovery, and other real estate issues.
  • Worked closely with the Real Estate Team to research property information and prepare for closings.
  • Drafted legal memos and opinions for financial institutions, real estate companies and other corporations.

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9. Personal Injury Cases

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Here's how Personal Injury Cases is used in Law Internship jobs:
  • Communicated with clients to gather factual information for personal injury cases.
  • Monitored personal injury cases, costs, time limits, credit checks, and Predictive Fee Regime.
  • Assisted with personal injury cases by ordering police reports, medical records and other related bills.
  • Assisted in drafting and filing motions with regard to personal injury cases.
  • Investigated, negotiated, researched and drafted pleadings for personal injury cases.
  • Worked under the direction of Senior Paralegal on Personal Injury Cases.
  • Worked closely with attorneys on personal injury cases.
  • Performed research and legal analysis for personal injury cases and initiated court filings.
  • Researched and drafted various motions and legal memoranda for personal injury cases.

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10. Phone Calls

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Here's how Phone Calls is used in Law Internship jobs:
  • Performed administrative duties and answered phone calls
  • Type & Proofread Documents + Answer & Transfer Phone calls + Observe Court Cases, & Chamber Meetings + Record Meeting Minutes
  • Worked as an office clerk, filing paperwork, making phone calls to clients and going to various courts.
  • Greeted office visitors and took phone calls, answering questions about individual cases and directing visitors/callers to other resources.
  • Job Duties: Filing paperwork, taking phone calls, making copies, creating files, processing mail.
  • Answered phone calls, took messages for the attorney, spoke with clients and doctor's offices.
  • Served as a translator by answering phone calls in Hindi and reporting detailed messages to higher authority.
  • Assist with various general office duties; scheduling, copying, filing, emails, answering phone calls
  • Watched surveillance videos and transcribed phone calls to assist attorneys in building a defense for clients.
  • Provided clerical work answering phone calls, making appointments, and organizing files.
  • Performed clerical duties: faxing, scanning, copying and answered telephone calls.
  • Performed administrative duties such as filing, copying, and answering phone calls.
  • Reviewed and outlined over 500 hours of informant phone calls for investigative purposes.
  • Answered phone calls, scheduled meetings, appointments and email or called customers.
  • Scheduled phone calls to remind defendants when payment were due and/or missed.
  • Reviewed leases, made phone calls to tenders, and wrote proposals.
  • Assisted other attorneys with translation services during client phone calls and interviews.
  • Answered phone calls and emails from members and the community.
  • Answered phone calls and dispatched them to the appropriate attorneys.
  • Drafted cover letters, made phone calls and mass copying.

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11. Domestic Violence

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Here's how Domestic Violence is used in Law Internship jobs:
  • Interviewed domestic violence victims with self-petitioning immigration claims under Violence Against Women Act.
  • Participated in regional and state-wide meetings for domestic violence prevention in California.
  • Conducted intake interviews of indigent victims of domestic violence in divorce proceedings.
  • Drafted pleadings for family court proceedings for primarily domestic violence victims.
  • Compiled audio and documented evidence for misdemeanor domestic violence cases.
  • Researched current Massachusetts family, immigration and domestic violence cases.
  • Composed declarations for domestic violence victims and provided legal representation.
  • Helped organize programs associated with helping immigrants of domestic violence
  • Prepared and submitted petitions for domestic violence restraining orders.
  • Assisted low-income survivors of domestic violence with immigration matters.
  • Trained in working with both native and foreign born victims of domestic violence, as well as victims of human trafficking
  • Responded to client inquiries and case appointments Attended domestic violence and divorce hearings, as well as early settlement panels.
  • Conduct client intake by gathering relevant financial and highly sensitive personal information (often working with domestic violence survivors).
  • Researched and analyzed case law and drafted memos pertaining to domestic violence and stalking, conducted preliminary hearings.
  • Interviewed clients, wrote briefs, and researched potential human rights violations at domestic violence victims' shelter.
  • Assisted with case work for crime prevention officers, victim services, domestic violence officers and bike team.
  • Conducted client intake and individually interviewed defendants in domestic violence cases prior to court hearings and trial.
  • Assigned to the Domestic Violence Bureau; interviewed victims, researched legal issues and drafted motions.
  • Assisted victims of domestic violence between the ages of 12 and 24 years old violence.
  • Volunteered in Missing Link a Jacksonville Legal Aid program to help victims of domestic violence.

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12. Bankruptcy

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Here's how Bankruptcy is used in Law Internship jobs:
  • Conducted legal research concerning bankruptcy law and mortgage foreclosures.
  • Represented debtors in adversary proceedings throughout bankruptcy process.
  • Prepared bankruptcy petitions using Best Case Bankruptcy software.
  • Provided support in legal proceedings spanning bankruptcy.
  • Review and correct bankruptcy corporate documents.
  • Researched bankruptcy and foreclosure legal history in search of precedents for present cases - Edited law articles and assisted in court appearances
  • Researched and drafted letters, pleadings, briefs, and memos concerning judgment liens, bankruptcy claims, and discharge objections.
  • Conduct research and draft memos on legal issues including corporate structure, bankruptcy, employment, property, and operating agreements.
  • Performed audits on files for clients engaged in Chapter 13 Bankruptcy by comparing creditor claims with client and court records.
  • Drafted motions for products liability, negligence, breach of warranty, bankruptcy, and Title VII racial discrimination cases.
  • Exposed to all areas of financial, civil, and corporate law including depositions and bankruptcy hearings.
  • Prepared bankruptcy petitions and state court interrogatories; communicated with clients, attorneys, and court personnel.
  • Assisted a solo practitioner with all aspects of her bankruptcy cases to learn bankruptcy law and procedure.
  • Assisted with clients' bankruptcy petitions during consultations, signing appointments, and meeting of creditors.
  • Trained in using PC Law data input system and EZ Filing system for Bankruptcy services.
  • Created and organized required paperwork for client bankruptcy files in preparation of 341 hearings.
  • Handled cases concerning bankruptcy, probate, public housing, and consumer protection issues.
  • Documented documents for bankruptcy cases into the computer and made them ready for filing.
  • Observed proceedings at the Bankruptcy Court and at Section 341 Creditor's Meetings.
  • Observed depositions, hearings, and trials involving bankruptcy and tort actions.

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13. Appellate Briefs

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Here's how Appellate Briefs is used in Law Internship jobs:
  • Summarized trial transcripts and assisted prosecutors with preparing appellate briefs.
  • Prepared over thirty felony appellate briefs.
  • Conducted extensive factual and legal research and drafted legal arguments to assist with appellate briefs in capital cases.
  • Drafted appellate briefs and motions, including successful motion in opposition to appellant's surcharge waiver claim.
  • Drafted motions, appellate briefs and other procedural and substantive documents for various criminal and civil cases.
  • Drafted motion and appellate briefs for use in Immigration Court and the Board of Immigration Appeals.
  • Researched and drafted appellate briefs, and gave oral argument in state appellate court.
  • Drafted sections of appellate briefs on behalf of County in cases regarding juvenile dependency.
  • Reviewed appellate briefs, prepared and wrote bench memorandum for appellate oral arguments.
  • Research and writing of appellate briefs, municipal law issues, municipal ordinances.
  • Drafted appellate briefs on behalf of the City of New York.
  • Conducted legal research, prepared appellate briefs and legal opinions.
  • Research and writing projects, including Briefs and Appellate Briefs.
  • Review medical malpractice case appellate briefs.
  • Conducted research, drafted memoranda, attended conferences, drafted appellate briefs, prepared administrative adjudications.
  • Researched and drafted trial and appellate briefs and memoranda for family law matters including termination of parental rights and child neglect.
  • Drafted appellate briefs and briefs in opposition to motions for summary judgment in restitution case, Freund, et al.
  • Provided research assistance, and drafted pre-trial motions and appellate briefs, for the Office of the Public Defender.
  • Researched and drafted federal appellate briefs and dispositive motions on behalf of the Attorney General.
  • Prepare legal memoranda, helped prepare appellate briefs, and conducted legal research.

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14. Client Files

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Here's how Client Files is used in Law Internship jobs:
  • Organized and processed client files for charity incorporation, pending employment and contractual litigation and closures.
  • Identified, reviewed, and collected pertinent data from completed or inactive client files before disposal during file destruction exercise.
  • Interviewed clients prior to initial bail hearings and assisted attorneys with reviewing client files in preparation for bail hearings.
  • Reviewed client files to ensure that necessary documents were contained in file along with the client's contract.
  • Organized client files, participated in client interviews, observed hearings before the Board of Veterans Appeals.
  • Reviewed client files in preparation for court appearances and negotiations of sentencing with District Attorney's office.
  • Organized client files; reviewed and researched employment and Medicaid cases; interviewed clients.
  • Handled legal documentation such as contracts, amendments, and client files.
  • Researched client files to determine if a plausible cause of innocence existed.
  • Drafted opening and closing letters and managed and updated client files.
  • Gathered initial real estate documents and organized client files.
  • Organized client files concerning children's educational needs.
  • Assisted attorneys and office staff with client files.
  • Opened and organized client files and documents.
  • Maintain client files and general firm record.
  • Conducted client intake and prepared client files.
  • Obtain and organize client files and confidential documents
  • Arranged and organized client files.
  • Gathered legal and investigative information; managed client files and provided requested information to inmates regarding their case.Compliance & Management Experience
  • Communicated with clients regarding their cases, court dates, and appointments Organized client files and handled them with extreme discretion.

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15. Law Enforcement

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Here's how Law Enforcement is used in Law Internship jobs:
  • Received field observation of different law enforcement officers - Received hands-on experiences of real life scenarios in policing
  • Communicated / interacted with numerous state / federal law enforcement agencies to coordinate information distribution.
  • Conducted research on law enforcement responses to vehicular related accidents.
  • Shadowed a federal officer to observe daily law enforcement procedures.
  • Interviewed witnesses, law enforcement and victims for litigation preparation.
  • Participated and observed officers conducting daily law enforcement duties
  • Patrolled recreational areas with law enforcement personnel.
  • Contacted law enforcement and requested U-Visa certifications.
  • Experienced hands-on local law enforcement procedures.
  • Created memorandum for law enforcement agencies regarding an amendment to the statute of limitations for certain class B felony sex crimes.
  • Gained knowledge in other areas of law enforcement such as dispatch, juvenile processing, and forensic investigation.
  • Rotated through numerous law enforcement sections and county service organizations over the course of the summer internship.
  • Worked closely with law enforcement agents, police, social workers, probation and parole officers.
  • Contacted complainants, witnesses and law enforcement to obtain missing information and evidence for pending cases
  • Communicated with clients in crisis, law enforcement officials, and child protective services.
  • Gained a better understanding of Law Enforcement practices, DMV policies and DMV Procedures
  • Performed in depth research of recent cases, laws and law enforcement trends.
  • Coordinate with local law enforcement and DCPP for necessary interventions and referrals.
  • Fill out decline sheets for law enforcement agencies.
  • Learn about Federal Law Enforcement.

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16. Client Meetings

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Here's how Client Meetings is used in Law Internship jobs:
  • Attended and interacted in depositions and client meetings regarding condemnations and personal injury law
  • Observed court proceedings, client meetings, and participated in training seminars offered by various sections of the Division of Law.
  • Provided simultaneous and consecutive language translation from English to Mandarin and Mandarin to English during client meetings and phone conferences.
  • Participated in board meetings and client meetings to perform administrative duties, assembled meeting material and validated data as requested.
  • Drafted and reviewed entertainment contracts and documents, researched client issues and participated in client meetings and conference calls.
  • Contributed to client meetings, drafted cover letters, reviewed client contracts, and composed press releases.
  • Attended family and criminal court hearings, conferences, and attorney-client meetings; conducted initial client intakes.
  • Assisted with preparation for, and attended client meetings, trials, hearings, and depositions.
  • Resolved an average of 8 to 9 disputes and executed 5 to 6 client meetings weekly.
  • Prepared retainer letters and summaries of client meetings to clarify firm's scope of engagement.
  • Supported supervising Attorney by accompanying to court, prison visits, client meetings and line-ups.
  • Conducted client meetings to determine the scope of representation and to identify legal issues.
  • Accompanied attorney to client meetings with to offer additional insight and record minutes.
  • Prepared legal documents and organized exhibits for hearings, trials and client meetings.
  • Composed legal memorandum; participated in client meetings; assisted with filing complaints.
  • Attended court, client meetings, and other hearings with supervising attorneys.
  • Drafted legal forms, filed cases and actively participated in client meetings.
  • Attended client meetings, meetings with outside counsel on behalf of clients.
  • Assisted attorneys during client meetings, court conference, and arbitration proceeding.
  • Attended attorney intake and client meetings in connection with boundary line litigation.

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17. Immigration Law

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Here's how Immigration Law is used in Law Internship jobs:
  • Drafted legal memorandum regarding possible legal challenges to agreement allowing local officials to enforce immigration laws.
  • Research and prepare memos describing the interaction between criminal law and immigration law
  • Assisted with informational immigration law presentations at local immigrant detention centers.
  • Drafted policy proposals to reform immigration laws and policing methods.
  • Worked on issues relating to constitutional law, professional responsibility, criminal law and procedure, immigration law, and evidence.
  • Assisted intake interviews of potential clients for supervising attorney and researched current immigration laws to assist attorney with those clients.
  • Conducted research on current events related to immigration laws and policies - Drafted and published public friendly newsletters for website
  • Research immigration laws and policies to develop strategies to keep clients informed on laws and policies.
  • Researched and drafted orders and opinions on various issues of Immigration Law and Criminal Law.
  • Conducted legal research pursuant to the New York Family Court Act and Federal Immigration Law.
  • Researched issues relating to family-based immigration law and logged in several hours of client contact.
  • Conducted comprehensive legal research dealing with immigration law, court procedures, and commercial litigation.
  • Conducted research pertaining to United States Immigration Law for foreign employees of client companies.
  • Assisted young clients who needed immigration law services in Special Immigrant Juvenile Status cases.
  • Assisted with civil matters concerning personal injury, immigration law and corporate law.
  • Conducted research in the areas of Disability and Immigration Law.
  • Summer law clerk for immigration law firm.
  • Drafted legal memos on immigration law issues.
  • Researched issues of immigration law.
  • Attained an increased knowledge of litigation and immigration law while using Spanish skills to legally represent farm workers LEADERSHIP

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18. Deposition Summaries

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Here's how Deposition Summaries is used in Law Internship jobs:
  • Prepared deposition summaries and assisted in the preparation of discovery.
  • Drafted motions to intervene, performed legal research, and wrote legal memorandums and deposition summaries.
  • Observed depositions and prepared deposition summaries and filed motions and briefs at state courts.
  • Draft complaints in Georgia Superior Court of Fulton County; and prepare deposition summaries.
  • Researched legal issues, drafted deposition summaries and drafted memos.
  • Created deposition summaries and managed appointment dates Clarified filings by calling court houses and other lawyers Worked with Microsoft Word and Outlook

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19. Child Support

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Here's how Child Support is used in Law Internship jobs:
  • Represented clients in divorce litigation, child support enforcement and family offense proceedings.
  • Drafted pleadings and briefs regarding child support modification, denial of unemployment compensation, Medicaid, SSI and other public benefits.
  • Drafted small succession affidavit, motion for contempt, exception for insufficiency of process, rule to modify child support.
  • Conducted intakes, assisted in self-representation with custody, visitation and child support matters to homeless adults on Skid Row.
  • Drafted wills, advanced care plans, powers of attorney, marital dissolution agreements, and child support worksheets.
  • Attended and participated in child support hearings/trials, divorce cases, and assisted clients obtain Orders of Protection.
  • Represented indigent clients in Family Court matters such as child support, custody, and divorce proceedings.
  • Represented clients on-record in front of child support magistrates in Suffolk County Family Court alongside supervising Attorney.
  • Negotiated the conditions of my client's child support case at length with the state's attorneys.
  • Assisted in representing clients in family offense, custody, child support and divorce matters.
  • Utilized TXCES to access the status of child support cases and implemented updates as needed.
  • Advised applicants on their rights in child support cases against the Office of Attorney General.
  • Represented clients in matters pertaining to Violation of Child Support Orders and Downward Modifications petitions.
  • Drafted divorce petitions, divorce decrees, and petitions for enforcement of child support.
  • Typed and mailed child support modification requests, court motions and legal orders.
  • Filed documents on behalf of the client concerning child support and visitation.
  • Focused on issues of child support, equitable distribution, and parental responsibilities
  • Obtained opposing party's earnings records from employer in child support case.
  • Represented clients in Family Court who have failed to pay child support.
  • Argued successfully for civil contempt order in a child support case.

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20. Intellectual Property

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Here's how Intellectual Property is used in Law Internship jobs:
  • Performed legal research and drafted memorandum on various intellectual property issues, including copyright and trademark.
  • Researched legal issues relevant to intellectual property and small business operations and development.
  • Researched specific questions of intellectual property law for several attorneys and patent agents.
  • Assisted deputy general counsel for intellectual property division in contract drafting sub-contractor agreements.
  • Reviewed and summarized dozens of intellectual property agreements between Draper and research partners.
  • Researched intellectual property issues including patent litigation and prosecution, and trademarks.
  • Researched legal issues focusing on protection and promotion of intellectual property rights.
  • Experience preparing and implementing corporate intellectual property management and usage guidelines.
  • Conducted intellectual property availability searches and prepared intellectual property applications.
  • Researched and evaluated international intellectual property rights for law review article
  • Summarized legal research and advised on development of intellectual property law
  • Researched intellectual property matters for potential government application.
  • Research business entity formation and intellectual property protections.
  • Drafted and reviewed intellectual property contracts.
  • Drafted Doing Business Guide in Vietnam on enterprises, employment, infrastructures, intellectual property, immigration and tax laws.
  • Experience providing intellectual property counsel to corporate clients, including trademark, trade dress, and trade secret counsel.
  • Created an employee-training program to educate engineers, researchers, and legal counsel on protecting intellectual property rights.
  • Authored articles on current issues in intellectual property and privacy law for publication on firm's website.
  • Performed legal research in litigation, government affairs, real estate, and intellectual property areas.
  • Carried out legal research on telecommunications, electronic commerce, trademark law, and intellectual property.

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21. Social Security

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Here's how Social Security is used in Law Internship jobs:
  • Conducted interviews and assisted clients with legal issues pertaining to health related immigration, permanency planning and social security matters.
  • Gathered and analyzed medical records and client testimony pertaining to a request for reconsideration of Social Security disability benefits.
  • Applied knowledge of social service benefits and eligibility criteria for disabled children by communicating with Department of Social Security.
  • Provided attorneys with legal and administrative support on bankruptcy proceedings, social security briefs and client proceedings.
  • Assisted Special Agents with the processing of intelligence gathering during federal level social security investigation.
  • Researched and briefed on eligibility for Social Security Income based on child disabilities.
  • Identified potential social security disability claimants from Florida's prison population.
  • Researched social security laws for financial distribution of attorney fees.
  • Attended social security and disability court room proceedings.
  • Represented clients in Social Security benefit claims.
  • Reviewed documentation and forms received from physicians, Social Security administrators, physicians, hospitals, attorneys and clients.
  • Corresponded with Senator Benjamin Cardin, Social Security administrators, physicians, hospitals, attorneys and clients.
  • Worked on Medical Legal Partnership project, review cases relating to social security denials.
  • Researched social security law, divorce law, spousal support law, unemployment benefits.
  • Performed legal and medical research and wrote briefs in regards to Social Security disability and vaccine compensation.
  • Organized medical evaluations, denial and acceptance social security documents, financial documents, and cliental information.
  • Strategized with Judge Keys regarding disposition of various cases and on technical Social Security Administration issues.
  • Work with Social Security Administration on overpayment cases.
  • Experience with consumer protection, conservatorships, health care, social security, grandparent adoptions and real property issues.
  • Drafted two opinions on a habeas corpus petition and a determination by the U.S. Social Security Administration

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23. Oral Arguments

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Here's how Oral Arguments is used in Law Internship jobs:
  • Prepared oral arguments, conducted discovery and second-chaired mediation and arbitration hearings.
  • Recommended rulings for oral arguments.
  • Represented tenants at oral arguments and trials in cases involving evictions, foreclosures and housing remediation matters.
  • Analyzed and presented findings to the Chief Justice, edited opinions, and attended numerous oral arguments.
  • Summarized recent oral arguments to keep public defenders informed of the important cases before the courts.
  • Analyzed cases to proffer recommendation to Justice on whether oral arguments should be granted or denied.
  • Attended depositions and helped prepare for oral arguments before the California Court of Appeal.
  • Attend all court sessions to hear oral arguments and record necessary case information.
  • Assisted attorneys in preparing for oral arguments and preparing cases for litigation.
  • Performed fast research for attorneys while they were making oral arguments.
  • Observed oral arguments and examined motions pending before the court.
  • Assisted Judge in Court by observing and analyzing oral arguments.
  • Observed oral arguments in court and conducted client interviews.
  • Prepared to do oral arguments at suppression hearing.
  • Attended court sessions to hear oral arguments.
  • Attend oral arguments and judicial conferences.
  • Attended hearings and oral arguments.
  • Researched and drafted Molineux and Sandoval memorandums for oral arguments.
  • Drafted court opinions, researched complex criminal issues, reviewed appellate cases, and prepared bench memoranda for oral arguments.
  • Discussed evidentiary, legal, and factual issues following oral arguments with the Judge and Law Clerks.

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24. Employment Laws

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Here's how Employment Laws is used in Law Internship jobs:
  • Attended client interviews and prepared meeting summaries related to human resource and employment laws for the corporate law division.
  • Assisted Deputy Attorneys General in defending employment lawsuits against the State of California and its agencies.
  • Authored agency memorandum of understandings and standard operation of procedures relative to federal employment laws.
  • Researched legal issues and drafted motions and mediation briefs related to federal and state anti-discriminatory housing and employment laws and regulations.
  • Researched and created inter-office memos regarding current employment laws and defamation of character issues.
  • Conducted and observed approximately 100 investigative intake interviews to determine regulatory compliance with federal employment laws.

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25. Federal Courts

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Here's how Federal Courts is used in Law Internship jobs:
  • Researched and compiled detailed study of the summary jury trial for publication and distribution within state and federal courts.
  • Interview and prepare witnesses for administrative and federal courts litigation trials.
  • Handled criminal and related cases in both state and federal courts.
  • Drafted motions for summary judgment for state and federal courts.
  • Observe hearings in local federal courts and state courts.
  • Filed in State and Federal Courts.
  • Drafted and filed legal memoranda with the appropriate state and federal courts as authorized and approved by my supervising attorney.
  • Commenced divorce and contract actions and filed motions in Supreme, Surrogate and Federal courts and served process.

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26. Data Entry

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Here's how Data Entry is used in Law Internship jobs:
  • Completed various office tasks for law recruiters including library organization in Microsoft Excel, document scanning, and data entry.
  • Reviewed and corrected tax assessment opinions and judgments (computerized data entry and retrieval was required).
  • Provided data entry, updating and transferring clientele records from their old database into their new one.
  • Prepared materials for firm presentations and court proceedings * Completed data entry tasks * Tracked client requests
  • Conducted various small projects assigned by the Executive Director including data entry.
  • Learned Data entry, interacted with clients, judges, and attorneys.
  • Experience included legal filing, legal data entry, and court observation.
  • Assisted the Clerk's office in general office duties and did data entry
  • Assisted with projects and performed data entry for the Crime Analysts.
  • Assisted with data entry for confiscated pawned property.
  • Assisted attorneys with filing and data entry.
  • Managed client data entry and formatting projects.
  • Answered multi-line phone system and performed other general office duties such as faxing, copying, filing and data entry.
  • Greet clients and direct them to appropriate personnelPerform data entry
  • Research of legal questions related to non-profit fundraising and legality of raffles Provide general administrative support including filing and data entry
  • Typed Transcripts in accordance with interrogation records Filed Data Entry into a database Assisted lawyers in preparation pretrial

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27. Jury Instructions

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Here's how Jury Instructions is used in Law Internship jobs:
  • Prepared technical nonstandard jury instructions, trail notebooks, and multimedia exhibits for winning environmental jury trial.
  • Drafted proposed jury instructions for prosecution of tax evasion and failure to file corporate tax returns.
  • Assisted the Judge with drafting court orders, jury instructions and memos.
  • Observed court proceedings, drafted orders, and prepared jury instructions
  • Prepared jury instructions and exhibits to be used at trial.
  • Created database for attorney access to Virginia Jury Instructions.
  • Drafted civil orders and jury instructions.
  • Reviewed jury instructions and researched law.
  • Researched and wrote briefs abut jury instructions, indictment dismissal, and offense joinder and severance.
  • Drafted pre-trial motions, prepared interrogatories, jury instructions, complaints and indictments.
  • Drafted Reports and Recommendations, memoranda, and jury instructions in civil rights, habeas corpus, and torts cases.

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28. Client Intake

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Here's how Client Intake is used in Law Internship jobs:
  • Completed client intakes and determined eligibility for Legal Aid assistance.
  • Assisted supervising attorney and paralegal in client intake interviews.
  • Conducted client intake interviews with undocumented immigrant minors.
  • Interviewed clients for initial client intake, researched, and prepared complaint on a state designated wetland filling and mitigation claim.
  • Performed client intake and follow-up interviews, presented interview findings at case acceptance meetings, and called clients back to advise.
  • Conducted client intake interviews and accompanied and assisted clients in filing Protective Orders in the appropriate court of jurisdiction.
  • Performed research of complex issues, client intake, analysis and rating of physician reports and electronic filing procedures.
  • Observe client intake and status meeting, review and summarize client medical records, and conduct vaccine injury legal research
  • Assisted with legal orientation program and client intake for the detained immigrant population at York County Prison.
  • Observed client intake meetings, consultations, and court proceedings in Queens Family Court and Housing Court.
  • Conducted client intake interviews; drafted declarations and cover letters; translated from Spanish to English.
  • Conducted client intake to assess nature of complaint and communicated legal advice from attorneys to clients.
  • Assisted in taking messages and new client intake information over the phone during busy hours.
  • Performed client intake telephone interviews and summarized the facts and issues for the supervising attorney
  • Conducted client intake interviews & accompanied and assisted clients in filing Protective Orders.
  • Conducted client intakes, communicate client's need for services to supervising attorney.
  • Participated in new client intake meetings and screened clients for eligibility into program.
  • Responded to client intake and provided information, advice and assistance to clients.
  • Conducted a client intake interview and managed the client's case to completion.
  • Assisted in initial client intake meetings, calendaring appointments, and client management.

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29. Administrative Law

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Here's how Administrative Law is used in Law Internship jobs:
  • Performed legal research, drafted briefs defending the administrative law judge's denial of disability and social security benefits
  • Represented claimants before an administrative law judge in New York Department of Labor unemployment insurance proceedings.
  • Represented low-income workers seeking to retain unemployment benefits at hearing before an administrative law judge.
  • Research in employment discrimination, workers' compensation, administrative law
  • Represented indigent clients in SSI/SSDI administrative hearings before administrative law judges
  • Conducted an expansive research project and memorandum on administrative law.
  • Appeared before administrative law judges as representative of indigents.
  • Represented state agencies in litigation and administrative law matters.
  • Focused on constitutional, disability and administrative law.
  • Prepared legal memorandums for administrative law judges.
  • Represented clients before administrative law judges.
  • Assisted attorneys in various aspects of administrative law, including enforcement, labor, and contract law.
  • Performed legal research and drafted memorandum of law to answer questions posed by administrative law judges.
  • Briefed legal issues on appeal for Administrative Law Judges' review prior to hearing.
  • Attended hearings and drafted a decision on the merits for an administrative law judge.
  • Assisted Administrative Law Judges with drafting opinions on black lung disability benefits appeal.
  • Prepared for and assisted in subsequent hearings before an Administrative Law Judge.
  • Assisted on Corporate Law, Administrative Law, and Litigation matters.
  • Reviewed draft decisions for Administrative Law Judges.
  • Researched and wrote memoranda on proposed administrative law decisions and upcoming public policy matters.

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30. New Clients

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Here's how New Clients is used in Law Internship jobs:
  • Drafted retainer agreements for new clients (actors, screenwriters, comedians, and musicians) as well as transmittal letters.
  • Interviewed new clients and assisted with legal drafting, research, and managing cases including large class action lawsuits.
  • Created files for new clients and Closed files when work for a client was completed.
  • Admitted new Clients and guided them through the legal program's entry process.
  • Organized case paper work and filled forms for new clients.
  • Conducted intake for potential new clients.
  • Conducted intake reports of new clients.

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31. Staff Attorneys

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Here's how Staff Attorneys is used in Law Internship jobs:
  • Assisted staff attorneys in deposition preparation including interrogatory answers for civil suits brought against companies in multiple counties.
  • Reviewed clinical research agreements and corporate contracts for staff attorneys.
  • Drafted Chapter 12 and 13 briefs for hearings, as well as interrogatories and memos for staff attorneys using Lexis.
  • Assisted Staff Attorneys in preparation for trial by preparing trial notebooks, drafting cross-examination questions, and drafting motions.
  • Assisted staff attorneys in the Division of Enforcement on ongoing investigations involving insider trading, fraud and disclosure violations.
  • Handled main-line calls including client and potential client inquiries; learned to prioritize urgent matters for staff attorneys.
  • Work directly with staff attorneys to investigate criminal or disciplinary charges made against NYCHA employees.
  • Assisted Staff Attorneys representing and defending eligible low income Iowans with civil law problems.
  • Assisted the staff attorneys in representing qualified Native American applicants with writing advice letters.
  • Prepared legal analysis of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act for staff attorneys.
  • Created and implemented electronic tracking system of all case files and trained staff attorneys.
  • Commended by Staff Attorneys for timely submission and proper composition of tort claims.
  • Work directly with FTC staff attorneys in their investigation of company practices.
  • Conducted client interviews and drafted memorandums for staff attorneys to analyze.
  • Performed legal research regarding various issues for staff attorneys and judges.
  • Reviewed consumer complaint files and made legal recommendations to staff attorneys.
  • Assisted staff attorneys with case management and drafting of motions.
  • Aided staff attorneys in their preparation for speeches and conferences.
  • Assisted staff attorneys with case maintenance and client correspondence.
  • Translated documents for staff attorneys from Spanish to English.

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33. Child Custody

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Here's how Child Custody is used in Law Internship jobs:
  • Edited stipulation agreements regarding child custody and visitation.
  • Drafted and filed petitions for uncontested divorces, child custody agreements, U-Visa, VAWA applications and immigration forms and petitions.
  • Worked with clients and provided assistance with completing child custody paperwork, divorce paperwork, paternity paperwork and restraining orders.
  • Assisted attorneys in the Divorce Work Group with cases involving divorce, child custody and support, and paternity establishment.
  • Interviewed clients and prepared legal research on consumer issues, truth-in-lending violations, child custody, and property.
  • Participated Daily in Court Proceedings for Child Custody, Drug Court, & the Juvenile Detention Center.
  • Researched and wrote legal memorandums on immigration, divorce, child custody, and sexual harassment law.
  • Played the role of lead attorney for the petitioner on a 4-week long child custody mock trial.
  • Assisted in the drafting of several trial briefs and petitions involving child custody and divorce cases.
  • Assisted in resolving issues of child custody dispute amicably between client and family member.
  • Helped victims complete their restraining order court documents and child custody documents as applicable.
  • Prepare petitions for divorce, child custody, legal separation, and paternity.
  • Drafted and prepared child custody, divorce, and small claims mediated agreements.
  • Assisted attorneys in court with divorce, child custody, and modification issues.
  • Drafted legal reports for child custody proceedings under the supervision of a barrister.
  • Assisted Senior Attorney in investigatory process in child custody case.
  • Drafted decisions in response to child custody appeals.
  • Attended mediations and assisted attorney with documents in divorce and child custody matters.
  • Drafted motions and responses for divorce decrees Researched and wrote memoranda for child custody issues

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34. Estate Planning

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Here's how Estate Planning is used in Law Internship jobs:
  • Advised clients on estate planning issues including financial asset management, contractual obligations and property dispositions.
  • Provide legal and administrative assistance in all aspects of estate planning and estate administration.
  • Reviewed and analyzed client estate planning questionnaire and financial statements.
  • Drafted estate planning summaries for basic wills, trusts, living wills, and advanced directives.
  • Interacted daily with new and existing clients regarding a full array of estate planning needs.
  • Performed legal research and writing in the areas of elder law and estate planning.
  • Conducted interviews and gathered information from elderly clients in need of basic estate planning.
  • Drafted legal documents including: memos, estate planning documents, and motions.
  • Researched and worked with estate planning, trusts, and elder law.
  • Conducted legal research for complex estate planning and trust administration files.
  • Conducted research on current estate planning and tax law issues.
  • Drafted estate planning documents for clients.
  • Practiced in areas including elder law, estate planning, tax planning, probate, Medicaid planning, Veterans Affairs benefits.
  • worked on special projects for estate planning firm such as streamlining the trust drafting process and ascertaining new software viability
  • Conducted legal research and composed memoranda regarding bankruptcy, personal injury, family, and estate planning law.
  • Performed legal research and drafted legal memoranda regarding bankruptcy, probate, and estate planning issues.
  • Conducted research and prepared memoranda for elder law and estate planning matters.
  • Assist clients with their estate planning including drafting wills.
  • Drafted estate planning documents, including an inter vivos trust, power of attorney, and last will and testament.
  • Completed 165-hour externship at prominent estate planning firm and hired as law clerk upon completion of externship.

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35. Demand Letters

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Here's how Demand Letters is used in Law Internship jobs:
  • Drafted correspondence including medical requests and demand letters.
  • Reviewed files with specific emphasis on police reports and client medical records, and prepared demand letters for personal injury cases.
  • Provided research and writing support for senior counsel including appeals for USPTO Office Actions and demand letters addressing potential IP infringement.
  • Drafted business related documents including; demand letters, residential leases, Warranty Deeds, and Excise Tax Affidavits
  • Drafted motions, complaints, demand letters, and memos to support the case assigned to general counsel.
  • Prepared Complaints, Demand Letters, Discovery documents, and Motions to be filed with various courts.
  • Review, draft, and edit demand letters to employees in regard to employee termination issues.
  • Drafted motions and demand letters, communicated and met directly with clients and involved parties.
  • Composed answers to interrogatories, requests for production of documents, demand letters and complaints.
  • Drafted motions, petitions, discovery, demand letters, and letters to clients.
  • Composed legal demand letters and discovery requests on behalf of KGACLC clients.
  • Drafted complaint and demand letters to resolve artist and label disputes.
  • Assisted with trial preparation; drafted demand letters and organized files
  • Drafted Chapter 93A demand letters and corresponded with insurance companies.
  • Drafted demand letters for clients to receive property entitled to.
  • Interviewed clients and drafted demand letters.
  • Drafted and submitted demand letters.
  • Research and compose legal memoranda, official demand letters, and provide minutes for legal staff during mediation sessions.
  • Drafted: pleadings, discovery requests, interrogatories, client letters, demand letters and interoffice memoranda's.
  • Drafted memoranda, complaints, demand letters, and motions.

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37. Client Information

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Here's how Client Information is used in Law Internship jobs:
  • Reviewed client information to ensure appropriate documentation of credits and deductions claimed.
  • Organized various documents and sensitive client information for my superior.
  • Drafted correspondence to obtain client information.
  • Interviewed potential clients over the phone or by letters, answered phones, assisted lawyers with client information.
  • Collected, distributed and filed a variety of client information including payments and appointments issued by firm.
  • Experienced with Leap, a legal software, where client information is stored into a database.
  • Organized client information to aid in client Chapter 11 restructuring and corporate acquisitions.
  • Compiled client information for testimonials as marketing project Took extensive and detailed notes during depositions and trials
  • Catalogued and maintained confidential client information into electronic databases.
  • Updated and verifyed client information.
  • Compiled and organized client information into Excel spreadsheets Drafted correspondence, pleadings, and subpoenas Organized and maintained client files Transcribed dictation

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38. Employment Discrimination

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Here's how Employment Discrimination is used in Law Internship jobs:
  • Conducted legal research on various issues including appropriation of costs in copyright infringement, constructive discharge, and employment discrimination.
  • Conducted legal research and drafted briefs on issues related to employment discrimination and unjust employment termination.
  • Drafted memorandum, federal complaint, and conducted witness interviews related to employment discrimination lawsuits
  • Drafted position statements to the EEOC regarding company's investigation of employment discrimination claims.
  • Conducted client intake for clients who were formally incarcerated and face employment discrimination.
  • Assisted Senior Attorney with depositions in Employment Discrimination and Sexual Harassment cases.
  • Worked independently in high volume employment discrimination defense practice.
  • Prepared motions for summary judgment regarding employment discrimination claims.
  • Prepared position statements on Employment Discrimination issues.
  • Investigated Title VII employment discrimination complaints.
  • Drafted discovery, pretrial, and post trial motions as well as examination and cross-examination questions in Employment Discrimination cases.
  • Conducted research and prepared briefs on topics such as sexual assault and employment discrimination Created and maintained confidential case files.
  • Drafted findings of fact and conclusions of law for use by administrative judges in rendering decisions on employment discrimination cases.
  • Drafted request for production, special interrogatories, and motions for protective order on employment discrimination and police brutality cases.
  • Gained experience in the areas of contract disputes and negotiation, employment discrimination, and tort litigation.
  • Completed research projects on various employment discrimination, tort, and contract issues.
  • Conducted legal research and writing on questions of employment discrimination law.
  • Conducted legal research in employment discrimination and civil rights law.
  • Drafted memoranda addressing employment law, employment discrimination, civil procedure, evidence, contract, and corporate law issues
  • Drafted discovery requests for employment discrimination, breach of contract, environmental claims, and eminent domain matters.

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39. Preliminary Hearings

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Here's how Preliminary Hearings is used in Law Internship jobs:
  • Constructed and successfully argued various motions while appearing in court, conducted felony and misdemeanor preliminary hearings, and interviewed witnesses.
  • Reviewed arrest reports regarding felony criminal cases, conducted preliminary hearings in Magistrate Court, and conducted probation revocation hearings.
  • Represented Clients during probation violation hearings, plea and sentencing and prepared for preliminary hearings.
  • Worked closely with supervising attorney to conduct preliminary hearings involving misdemeanor and felony cases.
  • Represented clients in several misdemeanor trials, and several felony preliminary hearings.
  • Represent clients at Preliminary Hearings and Municipal Court Listings.
  • Interviewed witness and prepared cases for preliminary hearings.
  • Drafted and performed preliminary hearings.
  • Interned in the adult division where responsibilities included: handling plea agreements; preliminary hearings; and ARD applications and compliance.
  • Assisted with court proceedings, preliminary hearings, case summaries, memorandum opinions and legal research, Fall 2009
  • Prepared cases, interviewed witnesses, and conducted over 40 preliminary hearings and 3 jury trials.
  • Represented the People at preliminary hearings, change of pleas, and sentencing hearings.
  • Argued six felony preliminary hearings; defendants were held to answer in every instance.
  • Prepared cases for preliminary hearings, cross-examined witnesses, and drafted various motions.
  • Assisted with arraignments, preliminary hearings, disclosure, and sentencing procedures.
  • Observe procedures in the Court Room ranging from preliminary hearings to trials.
  • Conducted 20 preliminary hearings in felony cases and prepared legal memos.
  • Prepared and conducted preliminary hearings as a certified law clerk.
  • Conducted Vandalism, DUI trials and argued preliminary hearings.
  • Attended preliminary hearings, trials and sentencing hearings.

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41. Lexisnexis

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Here's how Lexisnexis is used in Law Internship jobs:
  • Implemented LexisNexis CaseMap litigation support software and the intake system on Clio.
  • Posted legal briefs to LexisNexis.
  • Conducted preliminary research for social security disability hearing Skills Computer: LexisNexis, Westlaw, Microsoft Office Applications, Adobe Illustrator Community
  • Conducted extensive legal research and analysis using LexisNexis, Westlaw and numerous other professional research sources.
  • Conducted legal research utilizing LexisNexis and Westlaw.
  • Completed 15 family law cases, including research (using LexisNexis and Westlaw), analysis, and filing of pleadings.
  • Researched family law and criminal law issues using LexisNexis and Westlaw and wrote legal briefs addressing family law issues
  • Provide research services to legal staff and lawyers by using online resources (LexisNexis, and Westlaw).
  • Performed extensive legal research using Westlaw and LexisNexis on a wide array personal injury issues.
  • Used Accurint and LexisNexis Investigation for skip tracing, background searches, and legal interpretation.
  • Drafted legal memoranda and briefs using Microsoft Office, Excel spreadsheet databases and LexisNexis.
  • Performed legal searches using the following tools: Westlaw, and LexisNexis.
  • Used Westlaw and LexisNexis to research and analyze cases.
  • Researched various legal and evidentiary issues via Westlaw/LexisNexis.
  • Researched and wrote legal memoranda regarding issues in Family and Juvenile Law using Westlaw and LexisNexis and other research tools.
  • Assisted attorneys in researching cases using LexisNexis and other methods Responsible for maintaining the cataloguing system Responsible for filing new material appropriately

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42. Police Department

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Here's how Police Department is used in Law Internship jobs:
  • Participated in an internship with the NKU Police Department and assisted law enforcement officers in daily activities of public safety
  • Communicated with attorneys, police department and various agencies in furtherance of trial motions and discovery.
  • Retrieved information for files from hospitals, police department, security department, etc.
  • Served as contact person between local police departments and Medical Examiner's Office.
  • Learned the day-to-day operations of the various bureaus in the police department.
  • Gained insight in the infrastructure and framework of the police department.
  • Developed a good rapport with the police department and officers.
  • Job Description- Observe the everyday practices of a Police Department.
  • Gained experience in police department rules and procedures.
  • Observed pre-trial conferences, pro se conferences, victim interviews, warrant issues and police department interactions.
  • Key Achievements Was educated in the day to day operations and regulations of the police department.
  • Interned at the Shoshone Police Department 60 Hours Business checks make sure doors are locked.

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43. Administrative Hearings

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Here's how Administrative Hearings is used in Law Internship jobs:
  • Attended settlement conferences/agency meetings/administrative hearings.
  • Prepared witnesses and assisted client in collateral administrative hearings on property retention pending trial and mandated services.
  • Attended administrative hearings before the Department of Homeland Security Citizenship and Immigration Services.
  • Observe and assist in settlement negotiations and preparation for administrative hearings.
  • Prepared for and participated in administrative hearings regarding Medicaid benefits.
  • Prepared case-relevant medical documents for administrative hearings and trials.
  • Represented clients in Unemployment Benefit administrative hearings and appeals.
  • Conducted administrative hearings for Social Security denial claims.
  • Represented clients at Social Security Disability administrative hearings.
  • Observed and assisted in administrative hearings.
  • Prepare documents for administrative hearings.
  • Reviewed medical records; attended administrative hearings and conducted intake interviews for potential clients with a variety of legal issues.
  • Represented clients at administrative hearings such as Section 8 and RAP (Rental Acquisition Program) inquiries.
  • Gathered evidence in preparation for administrative hearings, arbitration, mediation, and trial.
  • Researched case precedents in Administrative Hearings involving the Dept of Veterans Affairs.
  • Appeared in administrative hearings and advocate for clients.
  • Appeared before an administrative hearings and summons court.
  • Aided the judge in administrative hearings.
  • Assisted in preparation of case files for administrative hearings Wrote Certificate of Need and Memorandum of Decision
  • Drafted employment hearing plan for accepted clients.Prepared clients for administrative hearings.

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44. Voir Dire

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Here's how Voir Dire is used in Law Internship jobs:
  • Worked alongside the chief Assistant District Attorney during voir dire to select jury members for a capital murder trial.
  • Assisted supervising attorney in trial including voir dire, opening statements, and closing statements.
  • Assisted with: Voir Dire, Preliminary Hearings, Motions, and Trials.
  • Observed trials, pretrial hearings and voir dire stage of jury selection.
  • Observed a criminal jury trial from voir dire until jury verdict
  • Drafted voir dire and memorandums for upcoming trial dates.
  • Participate in trials, hearings, and voir dire.
  • Assisted attorney during class one felony voir dire case.
  • Observed jury trials from voir dire to verdict.
  • Assisted in drafting jury questionnaire for voir dire.
  • Assisted attorneys in the voir dire process.
  • Assisted in preparation for voir dire.
  • Attended DWI Voir Dire Training.

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45. Powerpoint

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Here's how Powerpoint is used in Law Internship jobs:
  • Created a presentation for a proposal submitted to the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization using Microsoft PowerPoint.
  • Developed presentations for state police officers to reinforce drunk driving and highway safety initiatives via PowerPoint.
  • Prepared complex PowerPoint presentations in various multiple defendant homicide cases.
  • Created a successful PowerPoint presentation for their annual seminar.
  • Presented findings on domestic violence in Georgia in a written summary and PowerPoint.
  • Composed PowerPoint presentation presented at API conference in Houston, Texas.
  • Assisted in creating PowerPoint slides and presentations to clients.
  • Prepared detailed PowerPoint presentations for firm's clients.
  • Assisted and observed in Police related activities.SPECIAL SKILLS: Proficient in computer skills, including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel.
  • Research about ongoing trials to aid the judge in his desicions and help the judge with his PowerPoint presentations.
  • Prepared exhibits on a felony case,converting over 100 pages of text messages into a PowerPoint presentation.
  • Gained proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word, OneNote, Outlook, and Powerpoint.
  • Prepared and photocopied case files for distribution.Software Proficiency Proficient skills: Word, Excel, PowerPoint

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46. Client Letters

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Here's how Client Letters is used in Law Internship jobs:
  • Experience included drafting memorandum, drafting client letters, interviewing clients, and working for low income clients.
  • Performed research, intake in housing discrimination complaints, and wrote legal memorandums and client letters.
  • Drafted and revised client letters for clients with active claims in an ongoing bankruptcy proceeding.
  • Corresponded with clients by telephone and client letters to receive and offer regular case updates.
  • Drafted 722c orders, client letters, and prepared supporting documents in anticipation of litigation.
  • Prepared client letters, formulated settlements, completed, and filed tax returns.
  • Drafted and edited client letters, promissory notes, and other documents.
  • Drafted client letters detailing Office Action from Patent and Trademark Office.
  • Drafted client letters and motions for federal court.
  • Drafted interoffice memos and client letters.
  • Drafted client letters and pleadings.
  • Performed legal research and drafted memoranda, motions, and client letters on corporate, securities and tax matters.
  • Researched and drafted client letters and legal memoranda on poverty law issues.

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47. Document Review

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Here's how Document Review is used in Law Internship jobs:
  • Engaged in extensive document review of medical and educational records.
  • Performed document review for complex federal litigation.
  • Performed document review and drafted discovery correspondences.
  • Performed document review of voluminous discovery material.
  • Assist attorneys in preparing cases for trial, including motion practice, digesting depositions, and document review.
  • Conducted client interviews and document review, as well as, took notes during meetings and drafted motions.
  • Conducted document review of 100,000+ pages regarding $135 million merger for business fraud case.
  • Drafted client correspondence and attended hearings as well as contract formation and document review.
  • Conduct document review and provide input pertaining to labor litigation and sports law.
  • Document review and assisting attorneys in case preparation and in trial.
  • Assisted in document review and fact finding.
  • Conducted document review for a complex securities litigation.

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48. Police Reports

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Here's how Police Reports is used in Law Internship jobs:
  • Lead in analyzing all discovery (surveillance footage, witness interviews, police reports, photos) in criminal cases assigned.
  • Reviewed police reports and researched charging statutes so that appropriate charges were filed against the accused.
  • Analyzed police reports and other evidence to determine the basis of the criminal charges.
  • Organized and summarized police reports, assisted with filling out and recording dockets.
  • Analyzed and summarized police reports, witness statements, and other evidence.
  • Collected information: Hospital records, Police reports, and contact information.
  • Review police reports and charges to determine appropriate prosecution and plea agreements.
  • Read and summarized police reports and interviews of suspects and witnesses.
  • Review police reports made charging decisions, and interviewed witnesses.
  • Analyzed police reports and FBI and criminal records.
  • Reviewed police reports, wrote plaintiff fact sheets
  • Provided analysis of obtained statements, police reports in multiple criminal prosecutions.

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49. International Law

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Here's how International Law is used in Law Internship jobs:
  • Researched international laws for acquisition of a foreign corporation and international expansion into Vietnam, Romania, and South Korea.
  • Conducted research and analysis on country conditions and all relevant international law for refugee and political asylum cases.
  • Researched domestic and international laws to ensure company policies were compliant.
  • Researched various topics of international law and worked on a presentation of the Delivering as One (DAO) program.
  • Conducted research in areas as diverse as maritime, environmental, property, administrative and international law.
  • Researched federal tax, Native American Indian and international law; and drafted synopses of Chicago judges.
  • Recruited to function as a summer intern for this global leader in full service international law firms.
  • Evaluated international laws relating to product names, claims, seals of approval and trademark clearances.
  • Identified and researched legal issues, legislative activity, regulatory action, International laws esp.
  • Reviewed legislation, case law, and international law to identify potential legal claims.
  • Researched copyright, international law, contract, and appropriation issues.
  • Researched issues of international law.
  • Created an online International Law Deskbook for the International Law/Relations Course Curriculum.
  • Researched international law violations in the region of Blue Nile and South Kordofan
  • Attended lectures on international law, security, and counterterrorism.
  • Assisted in the development and research of Verit 's International Law Digest Series.

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50. Administrative Tasks

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Here's how Administrative Tasks is used in Law Internship jobs:
  • Performed administrative tasks, such as organizing case files, filing, mail distribution and copying.
  • Performed basic administrative tasks such as transcribing data, copying, and filing basic legal research.
  • Conducted tax code research for attorneys - Assisted with various administrative tasks and client relations projects
  • Furnished a range of legal and administrative tasks for award-winning personal injury law firm.
  • Assisted with client and legal staff meetings and performed general administrative tasks.
  • Organized case files and completed various administrative tasks.
  • Assist with administrative tasks and event staffing.
  • Supported attorneys by effectively completing administrative tasks in an accurate manner.
  • Reviewed cases; abstract cases Attended court, took accurate notes, filed documents and performed administrative tasks Interview attorneys
  • Assisted with administrative tasks within Police Department.Accompanied police officers on their patrols/assignments.Assisted with investigators on cases.Assisted with court proceedings.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Law Internship

Legal Documents29%
Court Hearings13.4%
Trial Preparation10.9%
Family Law8.7%
Counsel5.5%
Law Firm3.9%
Civil Litigation3.6%
Real Estate2.7%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Law Internship

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Legal Documents
Legal Documents
22.7%
22.7%
2
2
Court Hearings
Court Hearings
10.4%
10.4%
3
3
Trial Preparation
Trial Preparation
8.5%
8.5%
4
4
Family Law
Family Law
6.8%
6.8%
5
5
Counsel
Counsel
4.3%
4.3%
6
6
Law Firm
Law Firm
3.1%
3.1%
7
7
Civil Litigation
Civil Litigation
2.8%
2.8%
8
8
Real Estate
Real Estate
2.1%
2.1%
9
9
Personal Injury Cases
Personal Injury Cases
1.9%
1.9%
10
10
Phone Calls
Phone Calls
1.7%
1.7%
11
11
Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence
1.7%
1.7%
12
12
Bankruptcy
Bankruptcy
1.6%
1.6%
13
13
Appellate Briefs
Appellate Briefs
1.5%
1.5%
14
14
Client Files
Client Files
1.4%
1.4%
15
15
Law Enforcement
Law Enforcement
1.4%
1.4%
16
16
Client Meetings
Client Meetings
1.3%
1.3%
17
17
Immigration Law
Immigration Law
1.2%
1.2%
18
18
Deposition Summaries
Deposition Summaries
1.2%
1.2%
19
19
Child Support
Child Support
1.2%
1.2%
20
20
Intellectual Property
Intellectual Property
1.2%
1.2%
21
21
Social Security
Social Security
1%
1%
22
22
Legal Memorandum
Legal Memorandum
1%
1%
23
23
Oral Arguments
Oral Arguments
1%
1%
24
24
Employment Laws
Employment Laws
1%
1%
25
25
Federal Courts
Federal Courts
1%
1%
26
26
Data Entry
Data Entry
1%
1%
27
27
Jury Instructions
Jury Instructions
0.9%
0.9%
28
28
Client Intake
Client Intake
0.9%
0.9%
29
29
Administrative Law
Administrative Law
0.8%
0.8%
30
30
New Clients
New Clients
0.8%
0.8%
31
31
Staff Attorneys
Staff Attorneys
0.8%
0.8%
32
32
Legal Services
Legal Services
0.8%
0.8%
33
33
Child Custody
Child Custody
0.8%
0.8%
34
34
Estate Planning
Estate Planning
0.7%
0.7%
35
35
Demand Letters
Demand Letters
0.7%
0.7%
36
36
Legal Intern
Legal Intern
0.7%
0.7%
37
37
Client Information
Client Information
0.6%
0.6%
38
38
Employment Discrimination
Employment Discrimination
0.6%
0.6%
39
39
Preliminary Hearings
Preliminary Hearings
0.6%
0.6%
40
40
Legal Matters
Legal Matters
0.6%
0.6%
41
41
Lexisnexis
Lexisnexis
0.6%
0.6%
42
42
Police Department
Police Department
0.6%
0.6%
43
43
Administrative Hearings
Administrative Hearings
0.6%
0.6%
44
44
Voir Dire
Voir Dire
0.6%
0.6%
45
45
Powerpoint
Powerpoint
0.5%
0.5%
46
46
Client Letters
Client Letters
0.5%
0.5%
47
47
Document Review
Document Review
0.5%
0.5%
48
48
Police Reports
Police Reports
0.5%
0.5%
49
49
International Law
International Law
0.5%
0.5%
50
50
Administrative Tasks
Administrative Tasks
0.5%
0.5%

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