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Law Student - Government in Abilene, TX **

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Company name

US Attorney's Office - Northern District of Texas

Organization Type


Job Type

Law Student


Abilene, TX

Date Last Verified

Apr 24,2018

Posted on

Mar 22,2018

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Law Student Volunteer, Academic Year (Fall 2018) The candidate will perform legal research and writing; draft various pleadings, motions, briefs, and other documents; and assist with witness preparation, depositions, and hearings or trials. Will be provided with several opportunities to meet members of the judiciary, representatives of various federal agencies, and to participate in substantive programs to familiarize them with the federal legal system. Within the Civil Division, students will be given assignments in a wide variety of defensive and affirmative litigation, including employment discrimination, medical malpractice, general torts, constitutional torts, immigration, prisoner litigation, commercial, financial, and civil fraud. Volunteers within the Criminal Division will also be exposed to a wide variety of practice areas, including narcotics, public corruption, healthcare fraud, cybercrimes, terrorism, and other federal crimes. First-year students entering their second semester, Second-year, and Third-year law students can apply. Application Deadline: Fall: April 30 (September – December).

Additional info

Send: Cover letter stating preferred internship location, resume, law school transcript, legal writing sample (10 pages or less), email address, and telephone number(s) where student can be reached in the day and evenings. Please send all documents as one

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
US Attorney's Office - Northern District of Texas
1100 Commerce Street
Third Floor
Dallas, TX 75242-1699