Job Details

Fall 2018 Internship **

Company name

San Francisco City Attorney's Office

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Law Student

Location

San Francisco, CA

Date Last Verified

Apr 20,2018

Posted on

Jan 22,2018
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Fall 2018 Internship Intern will work closely with deputy city attorneys who are designated mentors on a meaningful (yet manageable) caseload. Will take part in client meetings with department staff and elected officials; trials, court hearings, and depositions; public meetings and closed sessions with city commissions and the San Francisco Board of Supervisors; and even press conferences related to the office’s work. assist Deputy City Attorneys in drafting statutes and regulations, reviewing contracts, representing the City in court and before administrative agencies and advising the Mayor, the Board of Supervisors, and various agencies and departments of the City. Work varies depending on the team on which a student interns. Will join public utilities division. Serves as general counsel to the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, which consists of a water services utility (the Hetch Hetchy Regional Water System), sewer services utility and an energy utility. Practice areas include water rights, drinking water and water pollution control regulatory programs, water reclamation and conservation, capital improvement projects, rates financing, and environmental law. Works closely with the Energy and Telecommunications Team on energy matters involving the Hetch Hetchy Power System.. Advises all city departments on conflict of interest and ethics laws, and advises City Attorney staff on the rules of professional responsibility. Drafts titles and summaries for initiative measures, prepares draft ballot digests and advises the Ballot Simplification Committee. Must be currently enrolled in an accredited law school are eligible to participate in the City Attorney’s intern program. Deadline: May 25th, 2018 Duration: 10 weeks ending on November 2nd, 2018

Additional info

Send cover letter, resume, and brief legal writing sample

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
San Francisco City Attorney's Office
City Hall, Room 234
1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place
San Francisco, CA 94102

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