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Legal Intern (ID: 106131) for Spring 2018


Office of Temp and Disability Asst

295 Main Street, Suite 574
Buffalo , NY 14203

Division/Unit: Office of Administrative Hearings


Web Site: http://www.otda.ny.gov(New Window)


Proposal Information


Interns will be given a hands-on, interesting and substantive learning experience and will clerk for a Hearing Officer, assist in drafting decisions after a Fair Hearing, perform legal research, where required, and such other legal functions as dictated by the needs of the Office. The interns will receive training to be able to use the Fair Hearings Decision Management System (FHDMS) software to assist in the Office of Administrative Hearing's decision drafting process. Additionally, interns will observe Fair Hearings conducted by Hearing Officers and assist Hearing Officers or Supervising Hearing Officers with any legal research or other appropriate legal functions that may be required. Applicants should have completed a minimum of one year of law school by the start of the internship.



Ability to multitask

Attention to detail

Solid writing skills

Good time management


Internship Areas: Legal Specialties

Logistical Information

Payment? Unpaid

Number of Hours: 10 - 19

Location: Erie

Number of Interns Needed: 2

Desired Candidate Profile

Preferred Standing 2nd Year Law Student

Minimum Standing: 2nd Year Law Student

Degree Concentrations: Legal Studies