Internship/Volunteer Opportunities

Supervised by: Managing Attorney

Roles and Responsibilities:

The Legal Advocacy and Representation Program of the Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence currently seeks law school students who are pursuing a part-time internship, and have a demonstrated interest in public interest and immigrant rights work on behalf of Asian communities. The ideal candidate will be dedicated to social and racial justice while also possessing excellent research, writing, and communication skills.

ATASK’s LARP offers victims and survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault holistic legal assistance in immigration, divorce, child custody and support, abuse prevention, tenant rights, consumer rights, and public benefits matters. Through legal advocacy, counseling and representation, the ATASK Legal Advocacy and Representation Program focuses on the legal and human rights of Asian immigrants to live free from violence and oppression by abusers.

Assignments in the aforementioned areas of law may include:

Conduct client intakes and interviews

Conduct factual and legal research
Draft complaints, pleadings, and affidavits in family law, abuse prevention, immigration and consumer law matters
Draft legal memos and/or briefs
Assemble VAWA, U, and / or T visa applications
Develop and present legal trainings or workshops to domestic violence advocates


Students will receive detailed feedback on their legal work product and engage in thoughtful discussions with their supervisor on relevant legal principles and policy affecting Asian/Asian-American/API constituents.

Students will be supervised and mentored by the LARP Managing Attorney, Simone Bui. Simone has spent the past 18 years working with Asian immigrant victims in the areas of immigration, family, abuse prevention and poverty law. During that time, she has supervised and mentored a diverse spectrum of students, including law school students.

To apply, email and cover letter and resume to:

Socheata

Legal Program Coordinator

socheata@atask.org



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