Summer Legal Intern, Felony Unit
Students will gain experience in researching issues; writing memoranda of findings, briefs, and motions; and observing federal court proceedings. Employment in this program is restricted to students enrolled in or recent graduates of a 3 or 4 year law school curriculum leading to a degree, and to persons admitted to the State Bar of California within the past 12 months. Prefer second semester, second year day or third year evening students but will accept some first year day or second year evening students in the summer. To qualify for the position of Legal Intern during the school year, a person must have completed their first year at an accredited law school. Full-time and part-time Internships are available. The felony legal intern performs legal research using all available resources, including computer-assisted legal research tools. Research includes state and federal statutes, case law, regulations, treaties, and sentencing guidelines. The felony legal intern will prepare legal memoranda, motions, and briefs for review by Assistant Federal Defenders and for use in federal court.
Application Deadline: February 15
Send cover letter, resume, and writing sample.
Office of the Federal Defender
801 I Street 3rd Floor
United States 95814
Fax : 916-498-5710
Website : http://www.cae-fpd.org/