Public Service Opportunity: Legal Researcher

Volunteer Job Announcement for a Legal Researcher to work with the Gulf Coast Civic Works Project Legal Researcher.  The Gulf Coast Civic Works Program (GCCWP) will select 10-15 legal researchers from law schools across the country to work with a group of Law Professors, Legal Practitioners, community organizations and government officials around labor issues in Gulf Coast Recovery.  

Legal Researcher will perform (remotely, no relocation necessary) a variety of duties related to legal proceedings, technical writing; acts as a liaison between community organizations, private attorneys, and State agencies/institutions.

For more information about this position, please see or email Mary Jo Gleason (maryjo.gleason@louisville.edu).  This position is ideal for Law Students seeking to enter Legislative Law, Government Relations/ Lobbying or pursuing an LLM or other advanced degree in Constitutional, Labor or International Law.  The requirements for the position are to be a 2L or 3L student currently enrolled in an accredited U.S. law school. Excellent academic credentials in Legislative, Constitutional and Administrative Law courses required. Experience in legislative support or government relations desired, but not necessary. Undergraduate background in History, English, Liberal Arts, International Studies, Economics and Political Science is preferred. Law Review, Moot Court, Top 10% of class ranking and past participation in the Student Hurricane Network or Matchmakers for Justice will receive preferential review.

This volunteer position meets the requirements for the public service program.