Job Details

Law Student Volunteer Summer **

Company name

Department of Justice - United States Attorneys' Office Western District of Kentucky

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Law Student

Date Last Verified

Nov 27,2018

Posted on

Jun 11,2018

Location

Louisville, KY
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Law Student Volunteer, Summer
The interns will work closely with Assistant U.S. Attorneys on criminal, civil, and appellate matters. Interns perform legal research in a variety of areas, including tort and contract law, medical malpractice, immigration law, the federal sentencing guidelines, and substantive criminal law and procedure. In addition to conducting legal research, interns are routinely called upon to draft research memoranda, legal pleadings, and trial briefs. They may also play an integral role in responding to habeas corpus and other prisoner petitions. Students will also have opportunities to observe federal court proceedings and appellate arguments in the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. First-year (second semester) and second-year law students are considered.

Minimum Weeks Required: 8-10 weeks; Full-Time

Application Deadline: January 31.

Additional info

Submit writing sample and resume that includes e-mail address and telephone number where student can be reached both day and evening; cover letter and transcript.

Company info

Terry M. Cushing
Law Clerk Coordinator
Department of Justice - United States Attorneys' Office Western District of Kentucky
717 W. Broadway
Louisville, KY 40202
Phone: 502-582-5911

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