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ProfileLaw Student Volunteer Summer The candidate will join Civil Division. Research legal issues presented in the Office’s criminal cases. Draft indictments, motions, briefs, legal memos, and trial documents. Evaluate potential charges against targets of investigations. Prepare cases for hearing or trial. Participate in witness interviews and review evidence. Assist appellate attorneys with legal research, brief drafting, and oral argument preparation in Ninth Circuit criminal cases. Participate in hearings before a U.S. Magistrate or District Judge (if the intern has completed courses covering evidence and professional responsibility). Hearings may include detention hearings, evidentiary hearings, and oral arguments. Observe court proceedings, including trials, evidentiary hearings, and sentencings. Must be a law student who has completed all first-year courses (law graduates are not eligible for this position). Must be a U.S. citizen who has lived in the United States for three of the last five years; and pass a background investigation due to the sensitive nature of the work performed by the Office. Deadline : March 2, 2018.
Submit a cover letter, resume, unofficial law school transcript, and a legal writing sample.
Department of Justice - United States Attorneys' Office District of Nevada
333 South Las Vegas Blvd
Lloyd George Federal Building
Las Vegas, NV 89101