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In House Legal Corporate Internship (2019-3-259)
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American Homes 4 Rent | Las Vegas, NV
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Job Description

AH4R In House Legal Corporate Internship Summer 2019

Business Description

Established in 2011 AH4R (American Homes 4 Rent) is a market leader in single-family home rentals. We specialize in acquiring well-located homes, renovating them to our Certified Property standard, and leasing and managing operations in 22 State. We stand behind every house, and we are committed to providing professional management and stable ownership, so our residents always feel right at home.

Internship Description

The In-House Legal Intern will directly assist the Legal department with a wide range of projects.

This internship is designed to be both educational and practical. In this position, the intern will learn how to take skills she or he may have acquired in school related to his or her areas of interest and apply them in a professional setting. He or she will gain a better understanding of the In-House Counsel role

This internship is intended to be educational and will give the needed experience and skills to anyone looking to enter Corporate Legal as a career. The intent is that the intern gains a better understanding of the role that In-House Counsel plays in a business.

Internship Learning Objectives/Task Goals:

* Assisting in drafting of pleadings, briefs, demand letters, and insurance appeals
* Conducting client intake and meeting with clients
* Researching legal questions and drafting memoranda for existing and potential cases
* Researching and drafting policy advocacy documents
* Researching and drafting materials for public education
* Compiling legal information and referral resources.

Required Skills

Minimum Education/Skills/Experience/Credentials:

* Must have completed a minimum of 2 years of University coursework competed in a Juris Doctor degree program
* Must have the ability to maintain confidentiality of all aspects of job responsibilities.
* This role will be required to sign and adhere to the terms and conditions of the company's Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA).
* This role will be required to meet Compliance/Privacy training as a condition of internship
* Good interpersonal relations with proven communication skills, both verbal and written.
* Must be proficient in Word and Excel.
* Must be able to pass a background screening
* Excellent organizational skills and high attention to detail

Availability to commit to working 40 hours per week

Intern shall be currently enrolled in a Juris Doctor degree program, or a closely related field. Junior/Senior level highly desired with a 3.0 GPA or greater preferred.

This is a paid internship, however AH4R does not provide housing, relocation, or transportation assistance.

AH4R is an Equal Opportunities Employer

AH4R conducts pre-employment background screening