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Metuchen Public Defender Volunteer Internships is a Announcements listing in Edison NJ
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Edison, NJ
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Metuchen Public Defender Volunteer Internships The Public Defenders provide Indigent individuals charged with criminal or serious motor vehicle charges with free or limited cost legal defense. The Public Defender of Metuchen invites students interested in attending law school or a career in law enforcement to apply to serve as volunteer interns. Volunteer Law Clerk interns will attend Wednesday evening and Friday afternoon court sessions.The Kenneth Vercammen & Associates Law Office in Edison also offers a law clerk volunteer internship. Information regarding our Law Office plus articles on some of the type of matters students may work on can be found on the Internet website www.njlaws.com. Please post these positions.Interested students must mail or fax a cover letter indicating the internship they are applying for and resume. If no personal cover letter by student, the resume will not be considered. Details on internships at http://www.njlaws.com/intern.htmVery truly yours,KENNETH VERCAMMEN, Managing AttorneyVOLUNTEER LEGAL INTERNS NEEDEDPUBLIC DEFENDER OF METUCHEN Court times: WEDNESDAY 1pm PM [approx]- 8:30 PM, Friday 11-5:30, plus hearing preparation work.VOLUNTEER INTERNSHIP DESCRIPTION:-INTERVIEW CLIENTS FACING CHARGES IN MUNICIPAL COURT INCLUDING DRUG POSSESSION, DRUNK DRIVING, ASSAULT, THEFT, DRIVING WHILE SUSPENDED AND OTHER DISORDERLY AND TRAFFIC OFFENSES-MAKE DEMANDS FOR DISCOVERY AND REVIEW POLICE REPORTS -ATTEND TRIALS AND LEARN FROM EXPERIENCED TRIAL ATTORNEYS,-PREPARE MOTIONS TO SUPPRESS AND MOTIONS TO DISMISS-CONDUCT APPROPRIATE LEGAL RESEARCH- ACQUIRE SKILLS IN CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE BY ACTIVE PARTICIPATION- PARTICIPATE IN PUBLIC RELATIONS ACTIVITIES and help set up seminars- Update Lists of Prosecutors, Judges and Attorneys for publication ofNJ Municipal Court Law Review- Revise criminal and traffic law Articles and submit to Law Journals and criminal law websites.Volunteer to help indigent people charged with criminal and motor vehicle offenses of magnitude. In additional to time in court, you will be given research assignments. You can work more hours if you want. Help people less fortunate than you who are down on their luck.Program lasts 12 weeks. Minimum time commitment September- May is 10 hours per week.For Summer- College graduates and Law students only. Minimum Volunteer time commitment in summer- 18 hours per week. Send cover letter and resume. After sending resume, call to schedule interview 732-572-0500.We sponsor a state wide website www.njlaws.com with information on criminal, litigation, personal injury, and probate matters. It is helpful if applicants have some familiarity with HTML programming, web page design and maintenance and Internet technology. If you can update a website, please indicate so in the first paragraph of your cover letter. This office is committed to excellence and service to clients and the community. Applicants must have attention to detail. We attempt to give assignments which will be meaningful and memorable but, nevertheless, expect that interns will pitch in on whatever needs to be done. Mail or fax cover letter and resume toKenneth Vercammen, Esq.Public Defender for the Borough of Metuchenc/o 2053 Woodbridge Ave., Edison, NJ 08817 Fax 732-572-0030Volunteer students will have an the opportunity to work in a busy law office and work with real clients. Students interested in a career in law can obtain knowledge and experience in law office procedures, preparing legal correspondence, and assisting clients.1. WORK ON PLAINTIFF PERSONAL INJURY & LITIGATION MATTERS-ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION AND WITNESS CONTACTS-CONTACT DOCTORS AND HOSPITALS TO OBTAIN MEDICAL RECORDS-MEDICAL & EVIDENCE REVIEW-CONTACT DEFENSE ATTORNEYS TO REQUEST DISCOVERY-PREPARATION OF COMPLAINT, SERVICE ON DEFENDANTS- ANSWERING & SERVING INTERROGATORIES AND OTHER DISCOVERY REQUESTS-SPEAK WITH POTENTIAL CLIENTS PRIOR TO COURT AND DEPOSITION-ATTEND TRIAL OR HEARINGS 2. WORK ON CRIMINAL, MUNICIPAL COURT AND DWI CASES- CONTACT MUNICIPAL PROSECUTOR TO OBTAIN DISCOVERY-CONTACTS WITH COURT AND COUNTY PROSECUTOR'S OFFICE-PREPARE DISCOVERY DEMANDS-EVIDENCE REVIEW AND ORGANIZATION-PREPARATION FOR TRIAL AND ATTEND HEARINGS3. WILLS & PROBATE PRACTICE- ACT AS FORMAL WITNESS TO WILLS, POWER OF ATTORNEY AND OTHER LEGAL DOCUMENTS-PUBLICIZE WILL SEMINARS AND ATTEND PROGRAMS FREE OF CHARGE4 -WORK ON MARKETING AND COMMUNITY RELATIONS including submitting articles to legal websites and search enginesSpring interns must work between 10-21 hours per week between Monday and Friday, time and days to be selected by the student. Participants must stick to days and hours selected and make up missed days. The legal interns must work a minimum of 12 weeks. Longer hours or weeks permitted. [Summer internship is minimum 18 hours per week, 12 weeks- college graduates and Law students only]Interested students must mail or fax a cover letter and resume.This is an excellent opportunity to gain valuable experience as a volunteer intern and learn New Jersey Practice and Procedure. Build your resume and obtain marketable skills. You will handle a client's file and learn details on running a successful law practice. This will not be a brief-writing and photocopying clerkship. For additional information on the Law Office, please visit the XXX at XXX. We sponsor a state wide website with information on litigation, personal injury, criminal and probate matters. It is helpful if applicants have some familiarity with HTML programming, web page design and maintenance and Internet technology. If you can update a website, please indicate so in the first paragraph of your cover letter. This office is committed to excellence and service to clients and the community. Applicants must have attention to detail. Additional information on internship at http://www.njlaws.com/intern.htmMail or fax cover letter and resume. Do not email.Kenneth Vercammen & Associates, PC2053 Woodbridge Avenue, Edison, NJ 08817 [near Rt 287 and the NJ Turnpike]PHONE 732-572-0500 (Fax) 732-572-0030Kenneth Vercammen & Associates, P.C.2053 Woodbridge AvenueEdison, NJ 08817Phone 732-572-0500 Fax: 732-572-0030 Website: www.njlaws.comMetuchen Public Defender Volunteer Internships
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