The law firm of Hunton Andrews Kurth seeks qualified individuals seeking a career in public interest law for a pro bono fellowship position in our Houston office to be filled in the fall of 2020. Applicants should be motivated toward a career in public interest law. The position will involve representing family law clients and other matters through Houston Volunteer Lawyers (HVL). The mission of HVL is to provide free civil legal services to low income people in Harris County and to promote volunteerism among lawyers. The purpose of the fellowship is to assist HVL with their caseload and clients and to promote pro bono internally at Hunton Andrews Kurth in its Houston office.
While the substantial portion of legal work will be performed for HVL, it is expected that this lawyer will be fully integrated into Hunton Andrews Kurth, with all the normal opportunities available to associates for legal training, professional development, and social participation.
Term of Employment: Two year program (September 2020 to December 2022)
Location: Offices of Hunton Andrews Kurth, Houston, Texas, and the HVL office
Reporting: Assigned to Hunton Andrews Kurth Litigation Team, reporting to a Litigation Team partner, with periodic evaluations submitted by the HVL Executive Director
Compensation: Salary compares favorably with the entry level for legal aid staff attorneys; school loan repayment programs; standard Hunton Andrews Kurth associate benefits
Students graduating in the spring or summer of 2020 as well as recent graduates are encouraged to apply. Applications should be mailed no later than March 1, 2020. Interviews will be scheduled during March/April 2020 in Houston. EEO/drug-free workplace/E-Verify participant/Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability.
Job #02385 (If you wish to submit an application, this number will be necessary for your online submission.)
If you have questions about this position or the application process, please contact Leslie Masterson, Regional Senior Manager Lawyer Recruiting, for the Houston, TX office.
If you require accommodation or assistance applying, please contact Heidi Leathers, Regional Senior Manager of Lawyer Recruiting & Development, 214.871.4672, and 1445 Ross Avenue, Suite 3700, Dallas, TX 75202-2799. When you contact Heidi Leathers, please identify the type of accommodation or assistance you are requesting. We will assist you promptly.
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Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
600 Travis Suite 4200
Houston, TX 77002
Internal Number: 02385
About Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
At Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP we believe that the practice of law is a service to society. More than 1,800 lawyers and professional staff worldwide are dedicated to the firm’s core values of integrity, quality, hard work, service, economic reward and collegiality. We recruit lawyers and professional staff from a variety of backgrounds and cultures, and we value the diversity they bring to the firm. In addition to providing unique professional development opportunities, Hunton Andrews Kurth offers creative work/life programs designed to meet today’s challenges. Pro bono service is strongly encouraged, and our lawyers play an active role within their communities. If you relish challenge, opportunities for professional growth, and the rewarding experience that comes from working at a first-rate law firm, consider Hunton Andrews Kurth.
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