February 25, 2011

Unpaid entry-level international law job

20+year general practice law firm hosting internship program. We seek Three (3) interns to learn and assist in law firm responsibilities, for three (3) months, subject to renewal. A friendly, fast-paced international environment to gain experience and learn while working with supportive colleagues. Willingness to travel, and work evenings and weekends. Mandarin, Cantonese, and other dialects A+.

The law firm has offices in 01) Flushing, Queens; 02) 8th Avenue, Brooklyn; 03) Chinatown, Manhattan; 04 Beijing, China; and 05) Taipei, Taiwan and is experienced in Real Estate, Immigration, Matrimonial, Corporation, Bankruptcy, IP, FLSA and other Litigations.

Excellent training for a law student, graduate or new admitted attorney with little experience needing to obtain crucial experience in above specialty work in a competitive market or experience to apply to the future careers.

Also perfect for a foreign attorney seeking to gain experience in an American law firm. Foreign attorney will, of course, receive legal training and assignments commensurate with their background and position.

The work will be on par with similarly complex legal work of a law graduate awaiting admission to the bar.

Intern will gain experience in all aspects of litigation practice, and will work directly with Attorneys. Intern will receive training in (1) Initially evaluating all type of cases, (2) Writing correspondence and legal motions, (3) Completing forms and other legal applications/petitions, (4) Interviewing clients, going to court, visiting clients in prison, (5) Working with governmental agencies and (6) Assisting in analyzing & investigating cases in preparation for trial.

A strong letter of recommendation will be provided upon request and successful completion of internship. An Evaluation and Exit Interview will be conducted and intern will be considered for a formal offer of employment at conclusion in NYC, Taipei or Beijing.

Law firm can provide academic credit under school program as internship, externship or OPT. Please note that this is an unpaid position to gain valuable experience only.



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