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A Great Summer Helping New Yorkers in Need

The City Bar Justice Center (CBJC) hosted six interns this summer– four law students and two college students. The internship program included visits to civil, housing, and federal court, as well as brown bag lunches with the directors of each CBJC project. Research projects, administrative tasks, and client interaction demonstrated to the interns the holistic efforts that bolster direct legal services. Across the board, interns felt that client interaction was the most rewarding aspect of their work. They conducted intake with clients regarding matters ranging from foreclosure concerns, to asylum applications, to wrongful arrest claims.

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Topics:
  • Legal Services
  • Pro Bono