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The Consumer Rights Project of Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada is looking for a law clerk who has a passion for working hands-on with clients and gaining interviewing skills. The clerk will work with the lead attorney and paralegals to analyze issues that arise on a daily basis. The intake clerk will screen low income clients for eligibility for legal aid services, provide legal information to clients under the supervision of a lawyer, research consumer fraud issues, and may prepare legal documents. 

The clerk will gain vast experience in issue spotting, interviewing potential clients, communicating legal information to non-lawyers, communicating the client’s story to staff attorneys, and analyzing documents, all under the supervision of a directing attorney. 

This position is for current Law School Students only. The position requires a law student who is out-going, empathetic, quick thinking, and is a team player. The ideal candidate is able to understand the lives and struggles confronting low-income and vulnerable people in our community and enjoys providing legal information to individuals who may need extra patience to understand their legal issue. The position is ideal for a student wanting to sharpen their legal analysis and communication skills in a fast paced environment. The assistance the law clerk will provide has the potential to significantly affect the lives of individuals who are unable to protect their rights because they cannot afford an attorney. 

Law students will be trained in the relevant areas of law and supervised by one attorney. The time commitment is a minimum of 15 hours per week at the pay rate of $18.00 per hour. Applicants must be available weekdays. Please note that this is an in person position. 

Please send a cover letter, resume, writing sample, & transcript to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  to apply.  Applicants who have taught a community service class will be given preference.

Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada is an ADA/Equal Opportunity Employer

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