Job Details

Spring Volunteer Internship **

Company name

Orange County Public Defender Office

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Law Student

Date Last Verified

Dec 09,2019

Valid Through

Mar 23,2020

Posted on

Jan 30,2019

Location

Santa Ana, CA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
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Profile

Spring Volunteer Internship
The intern will join Sexually Violent Predator Unit. Will interact with clients, assist with case organization and research, listen to and view body worn camera video, prepare motions and other written documents for the benefit of clients and attend a variety of court hearings up to and including preliminary examinations, 1538.5 motions, and/or jury trials depending on the intern’s availability. May be placed in the Felony Panel in the main office in Santa Ana in which the volunteer will assist attorneys who handle the most serious felony cases in the County. Volunteer law students on the Felony Panel should demonstrate not only a commitment to the indigent, but also organization, strong legal research and writing skills and initiative. Volunteer law students on the Felony Panel assist with case organization and research, listen to and view law enforcement recordings including body worn camera video, 911 calls, witness interviews, and prepare motions and other written documents for the benefit of clients. Undergraduate students, law students and post-graduate and post-bar law students are considered. Must possesses an understanding of the work of the Public Defender, a strong academic background, a strong work ethic and the ability to work independently yet ask questions when needed. Must have cultural backgrounds as well as those with bilingual language skills.

Additional info

Send a resume, unofficial transcript, writing sample, and cover letter.

Company info

Irene Pai
Volunteer Coordinator
Orange County Public Defender Office
14 Civic Center Plaza
Suite 200
Santa Ana, CA 92703

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