Fellowships at HIV Law Project
HIV Law Project is seeking Law Firm Fellows to assist its legal team in providing comprehensive legal and advocacy services to low-income people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHAs).
HIV Law Project was founded in 1989 in response to a growing need for innovative legal services and advocacy programs for underserved, low-income people living with HIV/AIDS, particularly women and their families; people of color; undocumented and recent immigrants; members of the LGBT community; and the homeless.
Fellowship Description and Responsibilities
- Work alongside attorneys in providing direct legal services in all areas of practice;
- Conduct legal research;
- Draft motions and other legal memoranda;
- Work directly with clients, conducting initial client interviews, participating in case acceptance and strategy decisions;
- Accompany legal staff to court, assist in courtroom advocacy;
- Engage in public policy advocacy on a variety of assignments.
Fellows should have a commitment to social justice and issues affecting low-income People Living with HIV/AIDS.
Interested candidates should send a resume, cover letter, and a short writing sample to Armen Merjian, Legal Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org