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Law Office of Sharmine Persaud
Farmingdale, New York
Law Practice focus areas: Social Security Disability, NYS Workers’ Compensation and Service Connected Disabled Veterans’ Benefits
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House Committee on Veterans Affairs - Internship Opportunities
Law Clerk Position
The National Veterans Legal Services Program (NVLSP) is seeking a law clerk to
work on a full-time basis (37.5 hours per week) during Summer 2013. This position
may be paid or for academic credit, depending upon the successful applicant’s
NVLSP is a nationally known nonprofit public interest law firm dedicated to assisting
veterans and their families. We represent veterans and national veterans organizations
in federal court litigation involving rights to VA compensation for disabilities
due to military service, train and teach advocates to provide representation
to veterans and their families, and publish newsletters and self-help guides
to provide practical advice to veterans’ advocates. In addition, NVLSP
is involved in military discharge and disability issues, and is involved in several
pro bono initiatives, including “Lawyers Serving Warriors,” an NVLSP
project providing free legal help to service members and veterans who served
in Operation Iraqi Freedom or Operation Enduring Freedom. NVLSP publishes The
Veterans Benefits Manual, a comprehensive manual addressing all aspects of veterans
benefits and the VA adjudication process, and The Veterans Advocate, a veterans
law and advocacy journal.
Applicants for the law clerk position must have strong legal research and writing
skills. Duties will include reviewing legal and medical records, conducting legal
research, writing memoranda and performing other litigation support assignments.
The law clerk will work primarily with our Litigation Division, which represents
veterans and survivors in proceedings before the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans
Claims. The ideal candidate will be a second-year law student who is able to
work on a part-time basis during the 2013-2014 academic year. First-year law
students will be considered.
A resume, writing sample, and list of references should be e-mailed, faxed (202-328-0063),
or mailed to:
National Veterans Legal Services Program
1600 K Street, N.W., Suite 500
Washington, D.C. 20006-2833
Attn: Amy F. Odom
The positions will remain open until filled. Questions may be directed
to Amy F. Odom by
e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
NVLSP is an equal opportunity employer.
Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims Bar Association
PO Box 7992
Washington, DC 20044-7992
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