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Center for Arkansas Legal Services Internship (Spring 2020)

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Center for Arkansas Legal Services Internship - Spring 2020

Help increase access to justice by doing legal research, drafting pleadings, and assisting the Center for Arkansas Legal Services with other tasks in civil cases. The Center handles housing, family law, consumer protection, public benefits, re-entry, and some immigration matters for low-income community members. There are opportunities to observe court in nearby counties for students who are able to travel. 

Time and location: This opportunity is for Spring 2020. Flexible schedule and most work can be done remotely. The opportunity is based in the Center's Fort Smith office. A time commitment of 2-4 hours a week is ideal.

Eligibility: All interested students are welcome to apply. Rule XV certification and prior experience are not required. 

To sign up: Please email a resume to Kendall Lewellen at klewellen@arkansaslegalservices.org. Once you are approved, register for the event in GivePulse. 

Pro bono credit: This is an approved pro bono opportunity. In order to receive recognition for your pro bono work from the Law School, you must record your hours in GivePulse. Information about the Pro Bono program is available here: https://law.uark.edu/service-outreach/probono/index.php. Contact Professor Smith (abs006@uark.edu) if you have any questions.

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Location: 1045 W. Maple St., Fayetteville, AR 72701