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First-year Law Student Program **

Company name

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Law Student

Date Last Verified

Jul 30, 2021

Valid Through

Nov 12, 2021

Posted on

Dec 25, 2020

Location

Philadelphia, PA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
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First-Year Law Student Program
The candidate will be given priceless opportunity to gain the knowledge and experience in a real, high volume day-to-day prosecutorial setting. Many first year law students who successfully complete the program enter our second year law student internship program and are subsequently hired as Assistant District Attorneys. Support Assistant District Attorneys in the course of preparing for trial and accompany them to court. Organize and/or analyze various documents and discovery. Perform a variety of clerical tasks. Observe the various aspects of criminal case prosecution, including preliminary hearings, jury trials, bail hearings, arraignment hearings. Accompany prosecutors to interviews with victims and/or witnesses. First year law students will be directly supervised by an Assistant District Attorney and/or the Chief and Assistant Chief of the unit to which they are assigned. All interns are required to complete, at least, 24 hours of internship per work week.

The program generally begins at the end of May and lasts until the end of July or beginning of August. Prescreen interviews begin as early as December with offers being made on rolling basis.

Company info

Anna Stacey
Legal Hiring and Recruiting Coordinator
Philadelphia District Attorney's Office
1421 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Phone: 215-686-5685

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