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Law Student - Government in Washington, DC **

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Company name

Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia

Organization Type


Job Type

Law Student


Washington, DC

Date Last Verified

Jan 30,2018

Posted on

Jan 12,2018

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Summer Associate Program The candidate will work for division: Civil Litigationl Division. Will be taught a variety of interesting legal tasks such as assisting attorneys with legal research, motions, advice memos, discovery, trial, or office matters. On any given day may be researching, gathering documents, answering interrogatories, or taking notes during a witness deposition. Perhaps, may be needed to assist attorneys at trial or a hearing, and enjoy seeing first hand how to select a jury or make a dynamic opening statement. Will also participate in several field trips including a tour of the DC jail; MPD headquarters/training academy; a visit to the District of Columbia Court of Appeals to view an oral argument. Will also develop legal writing and research skills by receiving training in Lexis research, and understanding how to apply various federal, state, and common laws to cases. Develop legal writing skills by drafting motions, advice memos, mediation statements, or case briefs. Internships are open to undergraduate, graduate and law students in good academic standing. Application Deadlines: February 28.

Additional info

Send: Cover letter; Resume; Writing sample, 3 to 5 pages in length; Transcripts (Unofficial transcript acceptable); Completed EEO form (optional).

Company info

Keya Ross
Internship and Summer Associates Coordinator
Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia
441 Fourth Street, NW
Suite 1145 South
Washington, DC 20001
Phone: 202-724-2308
Fax: 202-741-8876