Attorneys, social workers, undergraduates, students, or those simply looking to make a difference — by volunteering their time and talents — provide direct support to The Legal Aid Society’s staff and clients. Volunteers and interns provide both legal and non-legal assistance, allowing The Legal Aid Society’s attorneys to represent people who would otherwise be turned away due to lack of staff resources.

Law Students

are able to appear in court, under a practice order and supervision of staff attorneys, and provide legal representation and counseling to qualified applicants. This internship/volunteer opportunity allows individuals to sharpen the following skills: 

  • Research
  • Document Production
  • Interviewing
  • Court Representation

Social Work Students

work under the supervision of an LCSW-R, providing support to the attorneys in the Attorney for the Child Program. This internship/volunteer opportunity allows individuals to sharpen the following skills:

  • Research
  • Interviewing
  • Home Visits
  • Generate reports detailing recommendations to the attorney

Undergraduate students

and those interested in the legal field work under the supervision of a staff legal assistant and provide support to program attorneys. This internship/ volunteer opportunity allows individuals to sharpen the following skills:

  • Interviews
  • Document Preparation
  • Data Entry
  • Court Errands
  • Filing

To apply to The Legal Aid Society for a volunteer opportunity or internship, please complete this application and return it to intern@lasroc.org.