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Law Student - Government in San Francisco, CA **

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Company name

San Francisco City Attorney's Office

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Law Student

Location

USA San Francisco, CA

Date Last Verified

May 14,2018

Posted on

Jan 22,2018

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Fall 2018 Internship Intern will work closely with deputy city attorneys who are designated mentors on a meaningful (yet manageable) caseload. Will take part in client meetings with department staff and elected officials; trials, court hearings, and depositions; public meetings and closed sessions with city commissions and the San Francisco Board of Supervisors; and even press conferences related to the office’s work. assist Deputy City Attorneys in drafting statutes and regulations, reviewing contracts, representing the City in court and before administrative agencies and advising the Mayor, the Board of Supervisors, and various agencies and departments of the City. Work varies depending on the team on which a student interns. Will health and human services division. Serves as general counsel to the Department of Public Health, including Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Laguna Honda Hospital; the Human Services Agency, including the Department of Aging and Adult Services, Adult Protective Services, Public Guardian/Public Administrator; the Department of Homelessness and Supportive Housing; the Medical Examiner; and the Department of Children, Youth and the Families. Practice areas include contracts, privacy/regulatory compliance/licensing, drafting legislation, environmental health, medical probate, court ordered mental health treatment (Laura’s Law), and civil detention orders related to communicable diseases.. Advises all city departments on conflict of interest and ethics laws, and advises City Attorney staff on the rules of professional responsibility. Drafts titles and summaries for initiative measures, prepares draft ballot digests and advises the Ballot Simplification Committee. Must be currently enrolled in an accredited law school are eligible to participate in the City Attorney’s intern program. Deadline: May 25th, 2018 Duration: 10 weeks ending on November 2nd, 2018

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Hiring Coordinator
San Francisco City Attorney's Office
City Hall, Room 234
1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place
San Francisco, CA 94102