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National Association of Counsel for Children

Law Student Internship:

Positions Available: Fall, Spring, Summer

Employment Type: Unpaid, Part-time Legal Intern

About the NACC:

The National Association of Counsel for Children (NACC) is a non-profit child advocacy and professional membership association. The NACC is dedicated to providing high quality legal representation for children. Our mission is to improve the lives of children and families through legal advocacy.

Founded in 1977, NACC is located in the Kempe Children's Center on the campus of Children's Hospital Colorado in Denver, Colorado. NACC is a multidisciplinary organization with approximately 2,500 members representing all 50 states and several foreign countries. NACC membership is comprised primarily of attorneys and judges, although the fields of medicine, social work, mental health, education, and law enforcement are also represented. The NACC also maintains a policy representative in Washington, DC.

NACC provides training and technical assistance to attorneys and other professionals, serves as a publicand professional information referral center, and engages in public policy and legislative advocacy and works to improve the child welfare, juvenile justice and private custody systems.

Internship General Description:

NACC is seeking a motivated and highly organized legal intern for an internship during the summer, June to August, 2014. This is a rare and exciting opportunity to work as part of a small, dynamic nonprofit advocacy organization committed to improving legal representation for children and families. Responsibilities include: court observation in Dependency & Neglect and Juvenile Delinquency cases, legal research, legal drafting, and assisting NACC staff in its advocacy efforts.

To Apply:

Submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to the address below, or e-mail application materials to NACC’s Staff Attorney, Andrew Yost, at d.andrew.yost@childrenscolorado.org by 5:00pm on March 1, 2014.

National Association of Counsel for Children

13123 E. 16th Ave., B390

Aurora, CO 80045


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