Volunteer students will have an the opportunity to work in a busy law office and work with real clients. Students interested in a career in law can obtain knowledge and experience in law office procedures, preparing legal correspondence, and assisting clients.
1. WORK ON CRIMINAL, MUNICIPAL COURT AND DWI CASES
– CONTACT MUNICIPAL PROSECUTOR TO OBTAIN DISCOVERY
-CONTACTS WITH COURT AND COUNTY PROSECUTOR’S OFFICE
-PREPARE DISCOVERY DEMANDS-EVIDENCE REVIEW AND ORGANIZATION
-PREPARATION FOR TRIAL AND ATTEND HEARINGS
2. WILLS & PROBATE PRACTICE
– ACT AS FORMAL WITNESS TO WILLS, POWER OF ATTORNEY AND OTHER LEGAL DOCUMENTS
-PUBLICIZE WILL SEMINARS AND ATTEND PROGRAMS FREE OF CHARGE
3 -WORK ON MARKETING AND COMMUNITY RELATIONS including setting up seminar and submitting articles to legal websites and search engines
4. WORK ON LITIGATION MATTERS
Prepare demand letters
-PREPARATION OF COMPLAINT, SERVICE ON DEFENDANTS
– ANSWERING & SERVING INTERROGATORIES AND OTHER DISCOVERY REQUESTS
-SPEAK WITH POTENTIAL CLIENTS PRIOR TO COURT
Participants must stick to days and hours selected and make up missed days. The legal interns must work a minimum of 12 weeks. Longer hours or weeks permitted. [Summer internship is minimum 18 hours per week, 12 weeks- college graduates and Law students only] Interested students must mail or fax a cover letter and resume.
This is an excellent opportunity to gain valuable experience as a volunteer intern and learn New Jersey Practice and Procedure. Build your resume and obtain marketable skills. You will handle a client’s file and learn details on running a successful law practice. This will not be a brief writing and photocopying clerkship. For additional information on the Law Office, please visit the website at www.njlaws.com. We sponsor a statewide website with information on litigation, personal injury, criminal and probate matters. It is helpful if applicants have some familiarity with HTML programming, web page design and maintenance and Internet technology. If you can update a website, please indicate so in the first paragraph of your cover letter. This office is committed to excellence and service to clients and the community. Applicants must have attention to detail. Additional information on internship at http://www.njlaws.com/intern.htm
Mail or fax cover letter and resume. Do not email.
Kenneth Vercammen & Associates, PC
2053 Woodbridge Avenue, Edison, NJ 08817 [near Rt 287 and the NJ Turnpike]
PHONE 732-572-0500 (Fax) 732-572-0030