SACRAMENTO OFFICE INTERNSHIPS
The Intern/Volunteer will be supervised by the Associate Director and the Executive Director. California Lawyers for the Arts (CLA) is a membership-based, non-profit arts service organization that offers legal and technical support to artists and arts organizations. Our membership consists of artists and arts organizations as well as attorneys, mediators, and interested individuals. This internship is for the Sacramento office.
CLA, Sacramento manages three dispute resolution programs: Arts Arbitration and Mediation Services; the Sacramento Mediation Center; and Civil Harassment Court Mediation. Other programs include Art-Law educational Workshops, and Community Outreach.
• Assist with case development for mediation including intake and document preparation.
• Assist in planning and marketing of Educational Workshops
• Research project
• Assist with meeting preparation
• Telephone communication with members, artists, attorneys, clients etc.
• Some filing and copying
• Assist with event coordination
This position is part-time (10 -20 hrs/week). Some flexibility.
Unpaid Internship, Class Credit, if available.
This position requires a person who is intelligent, outgoing, and self reliant, with excellent communication skills. The individual must be capable of performing multiple tasks and comfortable working in a small office. Competencies desired include a familiarity with dispute resolution, and intellectual property issues.
This internship is an opportunity for a person who is interested in the business or legal aspects of the arts, and/or someone with interest in alternative dispute resolution.
Email, or send resume and letter of interest to
Ellen Taylor, Associate Director
2015 J Street, Suite 204
Sacramento, CA 95821
Examples of CLA's ongoing programs that may be accepting internship applications include:
Lawyer Referral Service, which annually refers over 1,200 Californian artists and arts organizations to our panel attorneys;
Arts Arbitration & Mediation Services, which assists disputants to resolve their arts related controversies through conciliation, mediation, arbitration, meeting facilitation or early neutral evaluation;
Educational Programs, which provides part day or full day seminars on special topics of interest to a particular sector of C.L.A.'s membership (e.g., taxation, music business, forming a nonprofit organization, artist's housing);
Arts & Community Development, which provides arts jobs training, placement and mentoring opportunities for interested teenagers and adults.
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