Chicago-Kent College of Law established the Center
for Access to Justice & Technology (CAJT) to make
justice more accessible to the public by promoting the use
of the Internet in the teaching, practice, and public access
to the law.
CAJT seeks student to serve as Access to Justice Guided Interview program manager
Job Title: Access to Justice Guided Interview Program Manager
Duties: The Access to Justice Guided Interview program manager supports the student editorial board by managing board members and external relations with Illinois Legal Aid Online and other poverty legal services organizations.
Among other duties, the program manager will:
- Partner with Self-Help Web Center at the Chicago Daley Center Courthouse for interview creation and feedback
- Manage board members concerning project status and upcoming events
- Schedule and host teaching and troubleshooting sessions
- Create and publish recruitment material in student publications
The program manager will also contribute content for Web sites dedicated to access to justice for low-income, self-represented people and will provide much needed support to an organization dedicated to helping pro se litigants.
If interested, please contact Professor Ron Staudt, email@example.com, 312-906-5326.
Compensation: Work-study ($10/hour) for eligible students, seeking 10 to 15 hours/week commitment.
Opportunities available with A2J Author Student Editorial Board
The board is in need of students to volunteer, earn work-study money, or obtain independent study credit for creating interviews used by pro se litigants nationwide to assemble court documents. The board is run by Chicago-Kent students who gain legal research and writing skills along with substantive knowledge and a completed work product during the interview-crafting process. Students can choose from a variety of incentives in addition to gaining practical experience while devoting at least eight hours per month to the board (that's 16 minutes per day).
For more information, please visit www.kentlaw.edu/cajt/a2j-seb/Welcome.html or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Student Volunteers Needed at the Self-Help Web Desk At
the Daley Centery
The Self-Help Web Desk is in need of volunteers to donate
two hours of time per week at the Self-Help Web Center in
the Cook County Clerk’s Office for the Civil Division at
the Daley Center. The Web Desk is staffed by Chicago-Kent
student volunteers who assist pro se litigants complete
online interviews resulting in completely assembled court
documents. Volunteers also assist litigants navigate the
Daley Center and available public interest legal services
around Chicago. Volunteering at the self-help web desk is
a great way to learn about the Daley Center and the small
claims legal process, and to get some experience interacting
with people in need of legal help.
For more information or to sign up for a shift, e-mail
Public Interest Certificate Program
Letter of Intent
Interest Certificate Program
is currently accepting letters of intent for the certificate
program. The Certificate requires 12 credit hours for completion,
including Public Interest Law and Policy and the public
interest section of Legal Writing IV. Letter of intent forms
are available on the Center
for Access to Justice & Technology website.
For more information about any of our projects please email:
or visit www.kentlaw.edu/cajt.