Law Clerk, TexasLawHelp.org

 

As a major provider of online pro se legal materials, TexasLawHelp.org strives to host high-quality content and tools that address the wide array of issues low-income Texans face. TexasLawHelp.org offers advice, legal forms, and instructions on how to navigate the courts when Texans need to represent themselves in the civil justice system or learn more about the law. TexasLawHelp.org is a collaborative effort by Texas legal aid organizations and foundations, courts, and nonprofits. It is managed by Texas Legal Services Center. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

You’ll work directly with our team to provide online pro se legal materials for low-income Texans. The law clerk will be responsible for legal and administrative functions such as conducting legal research, creating user-friendly fillable PDF forms, and helping revise website and LiveChat content.  

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT TO LEARN

 

TexasLawHelp.org law clerks will gain a high-level understanding of the Texas civil justice system. They will gain experience in the public interest law sector, and they will increase access to civil legal services for low-income Texans by improving TexasLawHelp.org's content. By helping improve the site’s legal content and pro se form library, the intern will gain a deeper understanding of: 

Family Law

Protective Orders

Consumer, Housing, and Employment Rights

Public Benefits

End-of-Life Planning

Navigating Court

Plain-Language Communication

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND COMPENSATION

Currently enrolled as a 2L or 3L in an accredited law school. Experience with a law journal is preferred. Writing Samples are required with your resume. 

This is an unpaid internship. Reporting and oversight available for course credit. 

To apply, submit a resume, writing samples, and cover letter to communications@tlsc.org.