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Center for Court Innovation Seeks Spring 2012 Intern

Monday, January 09, 2012

  • Organization: Center for Court Innovation

 Family Court Program Intern
Center for Court Innovation


The Center for Court Innovation is a public/private partnership of the New York State Unified Court System and the Fund for the City of New York. It functions as the research and development arm of the court system by investigating chronic and emerging problems and formulating model courts to meet these challenges. It has played a major role in planning and operating specialized Domestic Violence Courts throughout New York. The Domestic Violence Project staff currently provides technical assistance in this area to jurisdictions nationwide.


Program Associate
The Director of Domestic Violence and Family Court Programs at the Center for Court Innovation is looking for a bright, energetic individual to work with the Center’s Family Court Team for approximately 8 hours per week during the Spring 2012 semester. The Associate will work closely with the staff in the Brooklyn Family Court to support family court litigants in child support proceedings. The Associate will gain exposure to both local and national law and policies on child support and gain some courtroom experience.
 

Responsibilities

  • Assist litigants with filing petitions
  • Support the administrative needs of the family court staff
  • Respond to requests for information
  • Research and refer litigants to appropriate social service programs, including domestic violence, substance abuse, mental health and job placement services.


Qualifications

  • Law student
  • Ability to interact with members of the judiciary, court and justice personnel
  • Interest in domestic violence and family law issues


Send Resume To:
Intern Search, Center for Court Innovation, 520 Eighth Avenue, New York, NY 10018, Fax to (212) 397-0985 or e-mail hr@courtinnovation.org. No phone calls please. The Fund for the City of New York is an equal opportunity employer. Deadline February 1, 2012.

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