Paralegal Internship, Crime Victims

 

The Crime Victims Program provides critical legal services and safety planning to survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, abuse, exploitation, and trafficking across Texas. Our attorneys provide survivors with legal assistance and representation for protective orders; criminal justice advocacy; lease terminations; family law matters; and crime victims compensation.  

RESPONSIBILITIES

You will be working closely with our paralegal to provide administrative support to the Crime Victims Litigation program. You will work with attorneys to draft, revise, and file legal documents. Additionally, you will also be responsible for legal and administrative functions. 

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT TO LEARN

You’ll be working with six attorneys who practice both criminal and civil law. You will learn the ins-and-outs of Texas laws and procedures, and gain experience in the public service sector. In addition, you’ll learn about: 

Applications for Protective Order 

Family Law Petitions

Case Management Technology

Research Techniques 

Texas Civil Court Procedure

Unique Legal Needs of Vulnerable People

Interpersonal Office Skills 

Client Communication Best Practices 

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND COMPENSATION

Currently enrolled in an accredited paralegal certification program.

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

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