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Position Overview:

The summer law clerk position is a paid summer internship at the National Police Accountability Project (NPAP), a national civil rights organization engaged in litigation support, legislative advocacy, and selected appellate cases. The clerk will be a critical part of our team, assisting with every aspect of our legal and policy work including drafting research memoranda, assisting with drafting briefs, developing legislative strategies, and auditing legislative hearings. All of the clerk’s work will advance NPAP’s mission of holding police and correctional officers accountable to professional and constitutional standards. The position will likely be remote though in-person options may be available depending on the status of the ongoing public health emergency. 


Qualifications and Application Procedure:

The law clerk position is open to 2L students committed to pursuing a career in public interest litigation and enthusiastic about working with a small, dynamic team of attorneys passionate about their work. Please submit a detailed letter of interest, a current resume, and a legal writing sample of no longer than 10 pages. Email your application to:

Lauren Bonds

Legal Director

legal.npap@nlg.org

Please include “Summer Law Clerk” in the subject line. Applications will be reviewed beginning the week of September 27, 2021 and will be accepted until the position is filled. No calls or in-person applications, please. 


Compensation:

Law clerks are paid a $4,000 stipend in two installments. The first installment is paid during the first week of the clerkship and the second installment is paid during the fourth week of the clerkship.


About the National Police Accountability Project (NPAP):

The National Police Accountability Project (NPAP) is a 501(c)(3) organization and a project of the National Lawyers Guild, which was founded in 1937 as the first racially integrated national bar association. In 1999, NPAP was created as a non-profit to protect the human and civil rights of individuals in their encounters with law enforcement and detention facility personnel. The central mission of NPAP is to promote the accountability of law enforcement officers and their employers for violations of the Constitution and the laws of the United States. 

Position Overview:

The summer law clerk position is a paid summer internship at the National Police Accountability Project (NPAP), a national civil rights organization engaged in litigation support, legislative advocacy, and selected…

Details at a Glance

  • Start Date
    June 6, 2022
  • End Date
    August 5, 2022
  • Payment
    Stipend
  • Stipend / Wage
    $4,000
  • Hours Per Week
    35 hours/week

How to Apply

Please submit a detailed letter of interest, a current resume, and a legal writing sample of no longer than 10 pages.

Please include “Summer Law Clerk” in the subject line. Applications will be reviewed beginning the week of September 27, 2021 and will be accepted until the position is filled. No calls or in-person applications, please. 

Please submit a detailed letter of interest, a current resume, and a legal writing sample of no longer than 10 pages.

Please include “Summer Law Clerk” in the subject line. Applications…

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
2022 Saint Bernard Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70116, United States
Suite 124A

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