Summer Law Clerkships (self-funded) with the Appalachian Research and Defense Fund

Appalachian Research and Defense Fund of Kentucky, Inc. (AppalReD Legal Aid) is seeking law clerks for the Summer of 2012 in its nine area offices to assist attorneys in all phases of client representation and program work.  STUDENTS MUST PROVIDE THEIR OWN FUNDING, although work study and similar arrangements with a sponsoring institution will be considered.  Some funds are available to assist with travel.  Applications will also be accepted for those without funding upon submission of a hardship request with an explanation of their financial need.

Offices are in Barbourville, Columbia, Harlan, Hazard, Jackson, Pikeville, Prestonsburg, Richmond and Somerset.

Interested applicants should apply to Lorie Elam, Deputy Director, Appalchian Research and Defense Fund of KY, Inc., 120 N. Front Ave., Prestonsburg, KY  41653 or e-mail:  lorief@ardfky.org  Applicants should send resume, writing sample, and a list of references along with a statement regarding the applicant's ability to provide funding for themself.  If you have questions, call Lorie Elam at (606)886-9876, ext. 1230.