Job Details

Law Student Volunteer, Summer 2022 **

Date Last Verified

May 04, 2021

Valid Through

Aug 17, 2021

Posted on

Feb 06, 2021

Location

Washington, DC, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
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Law Student Volunteer, Summer 2022
The law student volunteers work directly with trial attorneys on cutting-edge issues relating to section cases involving domestic and international asset forfeiture, money laundering, kleptocracy, and criminal violations of the Bank Secrecy Act and IEEPA. Assignments will vary but may include legal research, drafting pleadings and motions, analyzing policy issues, and drafting section publications. Law students also may participate in local section-sponsored training, as well as training programs offered by the Department for volunteers. Must be in the first year of law school (second semester). Should have: (1) a strong academic background, (2) excellent research, writing, and communication skills, and (3) a strong interest in criminal law, particularity in the areas of asset forfeiture, money laundering, or financial investigations. Law students must work 8+ weeks (10 weeks preferred), full-time or part-time (20+ hours/week).

Application Deadline: November 1, 2021.

Additional info

Submit a cover letter (including dates available and reasons for applying to MLARS), resume, transcript (official or unofficial), a brief writing sample (up to 10 pages), and 2 references.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
US Department of Justice Criminal Division - The Money Laundering and Asset Recovery Section (MLARS)
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20530-0001
Washington, DC 20530-0001

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