Volunteer Law Clerk Program, Summer
The law clerk will be placed in the Department of Education. Interns have the opportunity to work directly with the unit's attorneys learning the day to day functions of a public agency legal office. Will draft memos to the State Board of Education, research novel and cutting edge legal issues and write advice memos, participate in litigation preparation, and observe client meetings and client counseling. Will serve the citizens of Maryland in a wide range of legal fields from criminal investigations and consumer protection to counsel to select state agencies. Will also have opportunities to perform legal research and writing, participate in witness and client interviews, as well as assist with litigation of claims filed with Maryland's trial, administrative, and appellate courts. Should have excellent legal research and writing abilities, strong communication and team skills, a great work ethic and a good attitude. Will be expected to work 15-20 hours per week.