Internships & Fellowships

Mock Trial Intern

Organization

Lawndale Christian Legal Center

Location

1530 South Hamlin Avenue
Chicago, IL 60623

Website

Description

Mock Trial Intern works directly with Instructor to coordinate the Court Advocacy Apprenticeship, an eight-week joint legal education and job readiness program that educates youth employees in issues within the criminal justice system, critical thinking, writing, and presentation skills, and soft skills needed to succeed in the workplace. The intern's main role is to provide administrative and program support to ensure that program runs smoothly.

Funding information

  • We will accept applications from law students/grads who have funding.
  • We will accept applications from work study law students.
  • We will accept applications from law students seeking academic credit or participating in an externship through their law school.
  • We will accept applications from law students/grads who do not have funding.

About the Organization

Mission

Our mission is to come alongside youth and young adults twenty-four years old and younger who live in North Lawndale and are involved in the juvenile and adult criminal courts. Through quality legal representation, compassionate social health services, and one-on-one mentoring, our mission is to help our youth and young adults become good citizens and leaders of our community.

Services

We develop good citizens and leaders by caring for North Lawndale youth who are involved in the juvenile or adult criminal courts. We offer zealous and competent criminal defense legal services, compassionate social health services, and faithful loving mentors who walk with our youth on their life’s path. We serve a small number of youth in order to provide them with the care, love, and devotion they need to become valued members of our community. We work with our youth and their families to improve their quality of life and help them become good citizens and leaders of our community.