Parole Packet Representation Team Lead

Students will assist incarcerated individuals with preparation of a parole packet that will be submitted to the Texas Board of Pardons and Parole. A typical parole packet includes a client narrative, photographs, letters of support, certificates, medical records, and other relevant documents. Team Leads will take on a leadership role in the Parole Packet Project and being given additional insights into how the Parole Project operates. Team Leads will work closely both with their team and the Mithoff Supervising Attorney and Pro Bono Scholars for deeper involvement in the Parole Project and the Mithoff Program. Team Leads will be placed on a team with other students working on a Parole Packet and will assist with the normal team duties of crafting a parole packet, which include interviewing the client and family members, affidavit drafting, research, and writing. Along with these duties, the Team Lead also will be responsible for the following administrative responsibilities: (1) creating agendas for team meetings; (2) scheduling team client visits and calls; (3) submitting team travel documents; (4) updating and organizing case file and documents; (5) tracking team progress; (6) leading team in compiling exhibits and bine in charge of the draft packet initial review.

Organization

Parole Project, Mithoff Pro Bono Program

The Parole Project is an internal project of the Richard and Ginni Mithoff Pro Bono Program. Its mission is to prepare parole packets on behalf of incarcerated women in order to provide the Texas Board of Pardons and Parole with information that enables the Board to gain a more holistic, human picture of incarcerated individuals it reviews for parole.

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