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Law Student Volunteer **

Company name

U.S. Department of Labor Office of the Solicitor (SOL)

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Law Student

Location

Seattle, WA

Date Last Verified

Feb 07,2018

Posted on

Jan 04,2018
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Law Student Volunteer The intern will perform a variety of legal assistance responsibilities including significant legal research and writing related to advice, litigation and/or rulemaking projects for client agencies; and analyzing the legal impact of legislative developments, administrative and court decisions, rulings and opinions on Departmental programs. Interns may also attend meetings with DOL client agencies, other SOL divisions, and other executive agencies, as appropriate. Extern will research and prepare internal legal memoranda and court documents involving a variety of federal employment laws. Extern may also have the opportunity to assist with litigation before administrative law judges and federal district courts, participate in meetings with client agencies, contact and interview witnesses, and help with trial preparation. Extern will be invited to attend hearings, depositions, and settlement conferences. Extern can expect to draft internal legal memoranda and assist in drafting discovery requests and motions. Must have demonstrated interest in serving the needs of low income workers and experience working with a diverse population of workers. High academic achievement in relevant course work (Labor and Employment Law, Employment Discrimination, Administrative Law) is preferred.

Additional info

Send cover letter, resume and unofficial transcript, and a writing sample of no more than five pages.

Company info

Bruce L. Brown
Associate Regional Solicitor
U.S. Department of Labor Office of the Solicitor (SOL)
300 Fifth Ave., Suite 1120
Seattle, WA 98104-2397

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