Job Details

Fall Internship Program **

Company name

San Diego Office Of City Attorney

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Law Student

Date Last Verified

Jul 12,2019

Valid Through

Oct 25,2019

Posted on

Aug 18,2018

Location

San Diego, CA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
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Fall 2020 Internship Program
Intern will gain valuable practical experience while completing meaningful and interesting work. Interns will also learn about the structure and operation of the City, as well as the important and challenging work completed by the City Attorney's Office. Intern will have an opportunity to explore areas of interest and are strongly encouraged to interact and work with various attorneys in different practice areas. Each intern will be assigned a supervising attorney who will provide mentoring and professional support. In addition to this individual support, interns will have an opportunity to get to know all of the supervising attorneys as part of regularly scheduled informal group meetings where topics of interest and practical value to interns will be discussed. The City Attorney’s Office offers internships to students as volunteers or for academic credit. Some of the typical duties of an intern include: legal research and writing, drafting a variety of documents including correspondence, motions, briefs and declarations, and reviewing, analyzing and summarizing facts from case files and City documents. When appropriate, interns attend and assist attorneys at client meetings, depositions, hearings, trials and City Council meetings. Interns are also invited to attend in-house training sessions on a variety of topics. Should have excellent legal research and writing skills. In addition, candidates should be detail oriented, able to prioritize assignments and independently manage a workload, demonstrate good judgment and initiative, and interact effectively with different personalities and work styles.

Additional info

Send letter of interest, a current résumé, a copy of a recent law school transcript (unofficial copy is acceptable) and a brief writing sample.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
San Diego Office Of City Attorney
202 C St.
San Diego, CA 92101

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