Law Clerk/Intern – District Alliance for Safe Housing (DASH)

December 11, 2009

The District Alliance for Safe Housing, Inc. (DASH), is looking for a part-time law clerk/intern this spring.  The Law Clerk will provide essential legal research and fact gathering concerning housing issues that affect survivors of domestic violence, draft memoranda, and monitor and analyze bills, regulations and other policy documents.

Qualifications: Strong interest in public policy or the legal system; Past work in the area of policy analysis or public policy advocacy strongly encouraged/desired; Strong writing, research, analytical and organizational skills; Comfortable with legal research tools, including LexisNexis and Westlaw; and Commitment to eradicating violence against women and a general interest in social justice issues.

To apply, send cover letter, resume and writing sample (less than 10 pages) to:
Public Policy Director
District Alliance for Safe Housing, Inc.
PO Box 73186
Washington DC 20056.

You may email your application with “Policy Law Clerk” in the subject line to lkofman@dashdc.org, or fax it to 202-462-3365 with the same subject.  The positions will be unpaid, but they are happy to assist with externship credit, work study, or securing funding from external sources.

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