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Law Student - Government in Tucson, AZ **

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The United States Attorneys Office (USAO), District of Arizona

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Job Type

Law Student


Tucson, AZ

Date Last Verified

Feb 08,2018

Posted on

Jan 19,2018

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Law Clerk, Student Volunteer, Summer 2018 The law student clerks will handle research and writing projects from the office's of Criminal, Civil, and Appellate Divisions. In addition to working on appellate briefs, law clerks may be invited to attend moot courts that are conducted before every Ninth Circuit oral argument. Clerks will conduct legal research and draft motions and pleadings filed in US District Court, and have the opportunity to assist with court and trial preparation. Clerks may also have the opportunity to help draft appellate briefs filed with the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Law clerks are encouraged to watch federal court proceedings, attend legal trainings, and explore federal practice and procedure. Should have solid research and writing skills and a demonstrated interest in public service, particularly including experience working in a prosecution office. Should be enrolled in an ABA-accredited law school as a rising 2L or 3L. Strong grades and excellent research and writing skills are needed. Completion of a law school Evidence course is a plus. Application Deadline: March 15, 2018.

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Send resume, law school transcript, legal writing sample, dates of availability, and telephone numbers where the intern can be reached in the daytime and evenings. A cover letter is optional.

Company info

Gerard Micah Schmit
The United States Attorneys Office (USAO), District of Arizona
405 W. Congress St.
Suite 4800
Tucson, AZ 85701
Phone: 520-620-7300
Fax: 520-620-7320