Job highlights: "There is a remote possibility of receiving sporadic income from contingency fees as collected by the firm on litigation work; such income would be minimal and undependable at best. The firm does not offer benefits."
Small law firm has a part-time opening for one recently admitted attorney to work as an unpaid intern/apprentice. Firm consists of one experienced corporate/M&A/transactional lawyer. The firm handles transactional or business law matters, primarily related to corporate and commercial transactions, financial transactions. To a lesser extent, the firm also handles civil litigation, which would be the candidates' primary focus. There is no secretarial or support staff (yet). There is a remote possibility of receiving sporadic income from contingency fees as collected by the firm on litigation work; such income would be minimal and undependable at best. The firm does not offer benefits. Although this internship is a good opportunity to gain experience and build your resume, it should be viewed as a stepping stone rather than as an opportunity to grow into a permanent salaried position. Please do not apply if you do not have the economic means to support yourself during the period of your commitment. You should live in central or northern Palm Beach County.
Preferred Qualifications: Availability to start immediately; limited litigation experience; admission to practice law in Florida; strong academics, writing, critical thinking and analytical ability, and organizational skills; self-motivated; fast learner; relevant academic or work experience; strong work ethic; computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint); positive attitude and other positive attributes or skills will all be considered.
If this position is of interest, please reply by e-mail with your resume, confirming your availability for an interview weekdays during the next two weeks (February 20 through March 2) and your availability to start immediately. If we contact you, you will need to provide: an unofficial copy of law school grades, writing sample, references, and any other information you deem relevant (e.g., letters of recommendation, deal sheets if you have been practicing or anything illustrative of the above qualifications). Our reply will contain a link to our website which will allow you to find out more about the firm. You will have an opportunity to ask questions about our firm during the interview.