High School Summer Law Intern Program Sponsored by the Memphis Bar Association
 
Who: Current Shelby County Schools Minority Sophomores and Juniors
 
What: 2018 High School Summer Law Intern Program
 
When: June 4, 2018 – June 29, 2018
 
Why: The High School Summer Law Intern Program (SLIP) seeks to develop and nurture an interest in the legal profession among young people from underrepresented groups, with long-term goal of increasing diversity in the legal profession.
 
Qualifications:
To be considered for a 2018 SLIP internship, applicants must meet the following requirements:
  • Be a minority high school student in good standing 
  • Begin junior or senior year of high school in August, 2018
  • Reside in, and attend school in Shelby County
  • Never previously accepted into SLIP
 
Selection Criteria:
Members of the Memphis Bar Association (MBA) Summer Law Intern Program Committee will judge applicants on the following criteria:
 
  • Interest in law as a future career 
  • School and community activities and/or employment history
  • Oral presentation skills (e.g., group interviews)
  • Writing skills (e.g. Statement of interest)

If interested, please click HERE for the application.

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Community Legal Center, a 20-year-old non-profit, has an opening for an Executive Director.This person is responsible for managing an agency with four distinct legal service programs and a staff of eight. Licensed attorney preferred.  Interested parties should send a resume and cover letter to barristermj@aol.com by 7-1-15.  These documents should address your experience in non-profit management, development, communication, financial management, the practice of law, volunteer coordination and grant management.

Free Legal Clinic – Saturday, September 20th, 10a-1p

Volunteer attorneys and paralegals will be at:

Hickory Ridge Towne Centre | 6075 Winchester RD, Memphis, TN 38115

Saturday, September 20, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

*Bring with you any papers that deal with your problem.

Do you, a loved one or friend have a legal question or problem you want to ask an attorney?  If so, this is your opportunity to talk with an attorney to get some answers!  A lawyer will talk with you and try to give you an answer. They may only have 10-15 minutes to talk. The lawyer won’t be able to take your case. They won’t be able to go to court with you.

THE CLINIC WILL STOP TAKING NEW CLIENTS AT 12:30 PM SO PLEASE ARRIVE BEFORE THEN TO ENSURE SUFFICIENT TIME TO DISCUSS YOUR PROBLEM.

This program is a joint project of the Memphis Bar Association to Justice Committee, Memphis Area Legal Services and the Tennessee Bar Association TBALL class. All attorneys and paralegals are volunteers. For additional information you can contact Linda Warren Seely at 255-3417.

P.O. Box 753426, Memphis, TN 38175, (901) 844-3926 | hickoryhillcrc.org

Free Legal Clinic

Saturday, January 11 from 10 am until noon at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library

Have a legal question? Talk face to face with an attorney and get some quick advice.

The Free Legal Clinic provides an opportunity for individuals with legal questions or problems to talk face to face with an attorney in order to get quick advice.

Participating Organizations:  Memphis Bar Association, Memphis Area Legal Services, and Memphis Paralegal Association

For more info, call 901-415-2734