Legal Internship

Website American Homes

Internship Description

This internship is intended to be educational and will provide valuable experience and skills to anyone seeking a role as in-house counsel.  The In-House Legal Intern will have an opportunity to apply, in a professional setting, skills she or he may have acquired in law school.  The Intern will directly assist the Legal department with a wide range of projects.

Internship Learning Objectives/Task Goals

Researching laws and regulations applicable to AH4R’s business, including matters relating to landlord/tenant relationships, privacy and data security, real estate acquisitions and dispositions, and land development and construction
Assisting with administrative matters within the Legal Department, including tracking litigations and real estate transactions, and reviewing and organizing legal documents
Reviewing, summarizing, and assisting with the negotiation of a variety of commercial contracts
Attending and making records of department meetings
Researching and drafting internal policy documents
Providing broad-based legal support to counsel, paralegals, and other members of AH4R’s Legal Department
Minimum Education/Skills/Experience/Credentials

Must have completed a minimum of 1 year of an accredited Juris Doctor program
The Intern will be required to sign and adhere to the terms and conditions of AH4R’s Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA)
The Intern will be required to complete Compliance/Privacy training
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
Available to work 20 hours min per week
3.0 GPA or greater preferred
Writing sample and law school transcript

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