Job Details

Spring Law Student Volunteer **

Company name

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

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Law Student

Date Last Verified

Jul 09,2019

Valid Through

Oct 22,2019

Posted on

Feb 15,2019

Location

Lincoln, NE, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
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Spring 2020 Law Student Volunteer
The candidate assignments include assisting attorneys with legal research; writing pleadings; trial preparation; and drafting responsive motions, dispositive motions, memoranda of law, and appellate briefs. The law student volunteers will become familiar with the Federal Rules of Civil and Criminal Procedure, the Federal Rules of Evidence, the local rules of practice for the United States District Court, and the local Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure. They may attend depositions, meetings with investigative agents, and accompany the attorneys to observe court proceedings in cases on which they have worked or in cases of general interest in the office. Law students who qualify to practice under the district court's student practice rules may also be assigned to handle motion hearings. Must have successfully completed one year of law school prior to commencing internship along with strong legal research, analysis, and writing skills. U.S. citizenship required.

Additional info

Send: (a) résumé, (b) 5-10 page legal legal writing sample, (c) dates of availability, and (d) telephone number(s) where the applicant can be reached in the daytime and evenings.

Company info

Denise M. Smith
Administrative Officer
Department of Justice - United States Attorneys' Office District of Nebraska
1620 Dodge Street
Suite 1400
Omaha, NE 68102-1506

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