Human Development and Family Studies
Section II | Legal Services for Children & Families
Nature of the Job
Many human services related jobs have a legal component and require some knowledge of laws pertaining to children, families, mental health, the disabled, etc. There are other jobs that focus primarily on legal services. These would be good choices if you have an interest in the law and are considering law school as a future possibility.
Where You Might Work
Examples of job settings are working as an assistant within the court system or DA’s office. Other possibilities include legal divisions of agencies such as the Office of the Attorney General, or mediation work in civil cases involving divorce and child custody.
Suggested Areas for Minor/Collateral:
Suggested Internship Sites for FS 4332/HD 4314:
- Legal Aid Society of Lubbock
- Lubbock County District Attorney, Civil Division
- South Plains Association of Governments
Sample Job Descriptions/Ads
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