Job Details

Law Student Volunteer, Fall **

Company name

U.S. Trustee Program

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Law Student

Location

Washington, DC

Date Last Verified

Feb 09,2018

Posted on

Jan 20,2018
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Law Student Volunteer, Fall The law student volunteers work for the Office of the General Counsel (OGC). The interns conduct research and assist attorneys in each practice group area on a wide variety of matters, including drafting and editing memoranda and Program guidance and policy papers, court pleadings, and appellate briefs, participating in moot courts to prepare attorneys for trial, FOIA and Privacy Act issues, attending Congressional hearings and preparing summaries for senior leadership. First-year (second semester), second- and third-year law students are encouraged to apply. Superior research and writing skills are essential, as well as an eye for detail, a desire to work as part of a small team of professionals, and a commitment to fairness and integrity in the administration of the bankruptcy system. Students with a background and interest in bankruptcy, litigation, administrative law, and policy and legislation will be preferred. Must be able to commit 20+ hours/week for 8 continuous weeks.

Additional info

Submit cover letter, resume, current law school transcript and legal writing sample (5-10 pages).

Company info

Duane Currie
U.S. Trustee Program
20 Massachusetts Avenue
N.W., Room 8222
Washington, DC 20530

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