Job Details

Legal Fellowship Program, Special Proceedings Division

Company name

Department of Justice - United States Attorneys' Office District of Columbia

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Feb 11, 2020

Valid Through

May 26, 2020

Posted on

Dec 07, 2019

Location

Washington, DC, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
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Profile

Legal Fellowship Program, Special Proceedings Division
The Fellows are employed for 7+ months as unpaid Special Assistant United States Attorneys, and that provides them with the opportunity to gain significant criminal prosecution experience during their tenure in the Office. The program is meant to serve both recent law school graduates and experienced attorneys who have a desire to get criminal prosecution and litigation experience in US Attorney's Office setting. The Fellows will gain significant legal research and writing experience and may have the opportunity to participate in oral arguments or post-conviction hearings. Prior to assignement to any Divisions, legal Fellows, along with incoming regular AUSAs and Special AUSAs, will participate in an extensive three-week training program. Thereafter, Legal Fellows will spend six months in their assigned Divisions. Must have a J.D. degree, be a member of the Bar of any US state or territory and have 1+ year of post law school experience.

Additional info

Send cover letter, resume, brief writing sample, and a law school transcript.

Company info

Jean Sexton
Director for Professional Development and Training
Department of Justice - United States Attorneys' Office District of Columbia
555 4th Street, NW
Room 5814
Washington, DC 20530
Phone: 202-252-7735

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