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Judicial Internship Program, Fall **

Company name

County of San Diego Superior Court of California

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Law Student

Date Last Verified

Jan 13, 2021

Valid Through

Apr 28, 2021

Posted on

Apr 02, 2020

Location

Vista, CA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
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Judicial Internship Program, Fall
The intern will join Criminal division. Will apply the knowledge they gained from law school to currently pending court cases, and to enhance their understanding of the Courts expectations of attorneys in the practice of law. Assist staff attorneys with reviewing and analyzing motions and oppositions, conducting legal research, discussing the issues with staff attorneys (and judges as appropriate), and drafting confidential written memoranda and recommendations for the judges review. Also receive the opportunity to gain experience in analyzing petitions for various writs and other motions presented by incarcerated prisoners, and researching and drafting proposed orders for the judges review. Encouraged to observe a variety of courtroom proceedings. By observing courtroom proceedings, receive the opportunity to gain an appreciation for the wide array of lawyering skills that unfold in the courtroom setting, and to gain insight on their own preferences for implementing those skills in the future. Welcomes applications from students who attend ABA accredited law schools in San Diego County, as well as students who attend ABA accredited law schools anywhere in the United States who are also considering practicing law in California.Must be law students in their second or third year of study. Must have excellent grades, great writing and communication skills, a variety of non-legal experience, and the ability to effectively follow directions and work well with others.

Deadline : April 1st.

Additional info

Send cover letter, resume, transcript, and a writing sample.

Company info

Taylor Garrot
Staff Attorney - Legal Services Division
County of San Diego Superior Court of California
1100 Union St
San Diego, CA 92101
Phone: 619-844-2726

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