Overview:

The Higbee and Associates Bankruptcy division provides clients with legal counsel and representation in Chapter 7 and 13 bankruptcy proceedings. Bankruptcy interns with Higbee & Associates will have the opportunity to assist paralegals, legal assistants, and attorneys, with bankruptcy cases in all of our department’s nine states. They will gain day-to-day experience with working in the legal field.

Program Description:

Assisting paralegals and attorneys with the intake and processing of documents required to draft petitions, corresponding with clients, lenders and creditors, sending status updates at each stage of the case, and other miscellaneous legal tasks related to bankruptcy. By the end of their internship, students will have learned a handful of legal skills such as legal research, client, creditor and court correspondence, familiarity with the different types of documents required for bankruptcy cases and basic bankruptcy procedures. This program is seventeen weeks in length and requires a commitment of approximately ten hours per week.

Qualifications:

We are seeking dedicated individuals who have an interest in gaining legal experience in the Bankruptcy division. Consistency, reliability, and professionalism are all required, as well as attention to detail, self-motivation, and organization skills. Previous experience in a legal environment is preferred, but not required. Previous experience working on a Mac computer is a plus but not required.