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co-op 1

Massachusetts Law Reform Institute, Boston

Richard conducted research and wrote legal memoranda related to public benefits, criminal records and affordable housing.

Activities

  • NUSL Governing Council

co-op 2

New Orleans Legal Assistance Corporation, New Orleans

Richard worked with clients to assess claims and defenses regarding public housing and Section 8 voucher issues, evictions, FEMA rental assistance and utility bill disputes.

 

electives

  • International Law
  • Taxation

co-op 3

Rudy, Exelrod & Zeiff, San Francisco

In his first experience with private practice, Richard wrote legal memoranda and conducted research for a plaintiff-side employment law firm.

 

clinic

Certiorari Clinic

In this clinic, Richard participated in writing a petition to the United States Supreme Court for a grant of certiorari.

co-op 4

Greater Boston Legal Services, Boston

Richard assisted clients with issues concerning Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security benefits, food stamps and state assistance programs.

After Graduation

Staff Attorney, Southeast Louisiana Legal Services (formerly New Orleans Legal Assistance Corporation)

Now

Law Offices of Richard H. Ahamad, Port of Spain, Trinidad

Result

A solo practitioner with a public interest bent.