Job Details

Spring Internship **

Company name

Maricopa County Public Defender

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Law Student

Location

Phoenix, AZ

Date Last Verified

May 23,2018

Posted on

Jan 05,2018
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Spring Internship Intern will work for division : Appeals. The Internship Program is designed to give interns exposure to the work environment of a Public Defender's Office, including opportunities to observe and assist in legal proceedings and contribute to the work of the criminal defense team. Interns are supervised by the program coordinator and assigned to work with trial attorney teams consisting of: Attorneys; Investigators; Mitigation specialists; Paralegals; Secretaries. Will have opportunity to work with several lawyers on a range of cases, providing an overview of the types of work performed by attorneys in either trial or appellate practice. Interns work on a variety of projects, including: Assisting in jury selection; Assisting in trial preparation; Attending and participating in witness interviews; Attending private conferences with judges in chambers; Drafting and editing pleadings; Meeting with clients both in and out of jail; Observing court proceedings; Researching legal issues; Reviewing case files; Writing legal memoranda.

Company info

Vanessa Smith
Law ClerkExtern Supervisor
Maricopa County Public Defender
620 West Jackson,
Suite 4015
Phoenix, AZ 85003
Phone: 602-506-7711

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