5Legal Aid seeks support from experienced paralegals, or paralegal students seeking externships, to help with research, practice group administrative assistance and other project duties related to case loads.  Legal Aid requires a commitment of 12 hours a week for a period of three months, or the equivalent of a current externship requirement.

Practice groups include Community Engagement, Consumer, Family, Community Advocacy Program, Employment, Immigration, Public Benefits, Tax, Unemployment Compensation, Housing, and VLP/Intake.

To inquire about a paralegal volunteer position or externship, click here.

Click here for details on a current Paralegal Externship program!

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2014 Partners in Justice – Ambassadors for Legal Aid
“Partners in Justice” are those who serve as Legal Aid ambassadors to their law firms and corporate counsel departments. This year, more than 40 organizations are participating.

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Volunteer Profile: David Gallup, Esq.
Volunteer Wins Success for Legal Aid Client - and finds extra support for Legal Aid.

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Staff Profile: Dennis Dobos, Esq.
In the time Dennis has worked at Legal Aid, he has worked on almost 1300 cases with a stellar 98% of his clients receiving a positive outcome. 

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More Clients Served Through Sgt. Harry Fund Designated Dollars Will Benefit Volunteer Lawyers Program
This Fund will provide a vehicle for Legal Aid to secure multiyear commitments from individuals who support the vision of the VLP and recognize the need for pro bono legal services in the community. Fred

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