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Law Student - Government in Silver Spring, MD **

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Company name

Baltimore County District Court of Maryland, Alternative Dispute Resolution

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Law Student

Location

Silver Spring, MD

Date Last Verified

Aug 13,2018

Posted on

Aug 10,2018

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ADR Internship Program The candidate will conduct research and analyze collected information. Assist in evaluating the pretrial or day of trial ADR programs. Qualified interns will also have the opportunity to observe mediation and settlement conference sessions, depending on the case load. Applications are accepted for winter, summer and fall internships. Research an assigned ADR-related topic and prepare written research paper. Review cases prior to trial to determine if they are suitable candidates for mediation or settlement conferencing. Contact parties or their representatives to explain ADR process available pretrial and day of trial. If the parties agree, schedule the ADR session. Complete and maintain pretrial ADR program documentation. Manage the pretrial ADR process to ensure that cases are handled promptly and effectively. Observe mediation and settlement conferencing session scheduled by the intern. Make recommendations for improving the pre-trial ADR program.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must be enrolled bachelor’s degree, graduate and law students. Must be self-motivated and able to operate independently with a minimum of direction. Should have demonstrate the maturity and flexibility needed to deal positively with a wide variety of people, including the general public. Experience researching legal issues, including drafting legal memorandums and briefs is essential. Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills and be computer literate. Must have one year of law school including the following courses: Civil Procedure, Contracts, Legal Research and Writing, and Torts. Should preferably have experience working with statistics and statistical software and experience in a program evaluation position.

Duration: September 10 - December 21, 2108.
Application deadline: August 27, 2018.

Additional info

Send resume, training certificates, and a cover letter.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Baltimore County District Court of Maryland, Alternative Dispute Resolution
3333 Greenmount Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21218