Job Details

Legal Assistant Intern

Company name

Orange County Alternate Public Defenders Office

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

May 17,2019

Valid Through

Aug 30,2019

Posted on

May 02,2017

Location

Santa Ana, CA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
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Legal Assistant Intern
The intern work with trial attorneys, investigators, paralegals and secretaries. Duties may include organizing discovery and indexing information; summarizing witness statements; copying and filing case files; preparing and serving agency subpoenas; interacting with court staff to file court motions; serving court orders at the O.C. Will work on picking up cases, discovery, and records from various agencies; and delivering clothing and legal mail to the jail. Conduct internet research related to various forensic experts and issues. Take part in tactical and strategic discussions on defense theories. Attend court proceedings, especially jury trials. Junior- or senior-level students or recent graduates majoring in Criminal Justice, Forensics, Psychology, Sociology, Political Science, Pre-Law, Government Studies or related fields is considered. In addition, students or recent graduates contemplating law-school or studying for the LSAT is beneficial. Computer skills, especially Microsoft Office Suite, and foreign language skills (Spanish or Vietnamese) are a plus. Previous experience working with at-risk populations such as the poor and downtrodden are highly desirable.

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Company info

Jane Dawson
Manager
Orange County Alternate Public Defenders Office
333 West Santa Ana Boulevard
Santa Ana, CA 92701-4062
Phone: 714-834-7440

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