Job Details

Spring Internship **

Company name

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Law Student

Date Last Verified

May 07, 2021

Valid Through

Aug 20, 2021

Posted on

Apr 15, 2021

Location

Fort Pierce, FL, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
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Profile

Spring Law Student Internship
The intern will have the unique opportunity to receive hands-on experience in the preparation of the defense of criminal cases in federal court. Interns may be asked to conduct legal research and to assist in drafting motions in limine, memoranda, and appellate briefs and/or habeas corpus petitions. They also might be asked to assist with trial preparation and case investigation, including reviewing discovery, meeting with clients, assisting with witness interviews, visiting the areas of importance to the case, and helping the attorney's plan case strategy. Interns are encouraged to observe the attorneys at the office in court proceedings, including at magistrate duty court, detention hearings, pre-trial motion hearings, trials and oral argument in appellate cases. Must be law students who are currently in law school.

Deadline: November 15th.

Additional info

Submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample and transcript (unofficial is fine).

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Federal Public Defender for the Southern District of Florida
109 North 2nd Street
Fort Pierce, FL 34950

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