Indiana Legal Services, Inc, Indianapolis has opening for legal interns for Fall 2023.

Indiana Legal Services, Inc. (ILS) is a statewide, not-for profit law firm that provides free legal services to eligible clients in civil cases through 8 branch offices. ILS is funded by the Legal Services Corporation, Indiana Civil Legal Aid Fund, United Ways, Area Agencies on Aging, and approximately 60 other funding sources.

About the Opportunity

Legal internship opportunities are available in Indiana Legal Services based LGBTQ+ Project and Immigrants’ and Language Rights Center.

These projects are based out of the Indianapolis office ; however, there may be opportunities to complete the internship remotely with occasional travel to the Indianapolis office.

This is a part-time internship available during the Fall 2023 semester. The internship offers an opportunity for law students who are committed to poverty law and equal access to justice.

Interns will work as part of a law firm that encourages all staff members and volunteers to use the law to fight poverty and racism, empower clients, and improve access to justice. Interns will handle a wide range of assignments and will have opportunities for direct client contact, attending court and administrative proceedings, and strategizing with ILS attorneys on their individual cases

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Client interaction (meetings and phone calls)
  • Drafting pleadings and correspondence
  • Hearing preparation and attendance
  • Investigation and development of facts in individual cases
  • Strategizing with ILS attorneys on individual cases
  • Attending meetings, trainings, and education sessions


  • Enrollment in law school or recent graduation from law school.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability and willingness to learn.
  • Ability to work as a team member and collaborate with others.
  • Ability to comply with ILS policies and procedures and competently perform all job duties.
  • Trial practice, professional ethics course completion, and certified legal intern status are
    qualifications that may be helpful to your internship experience at ILS, but are not required for


Interns will be paid at a rate of $18.00 per hour on a bi-weekly basis.

How to Apply?

Interested candidates can send a letter which includes an expression or knowledge of, or understanding of issues confronting marginalized communities in Indiana, including LGBTQ+ or AANHPI populations, or what they hope to achieve/accomplish through the duration of the internship, their resume, and an optional reference with contact information to

Please include your project preference, if any, in your letter of interest as well as any preference for remote or in-person work.



Click here for the official notification.