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Law Student - Government in San Francisco, CA **

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Company name

San Francisco City Attorney's Office

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Law Student

Location

USA San Francisco, CA

Date Last Verified

Dec 06,2018

Posted on

Dec 05,2018

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Summer 2019 Program Intern work closely with deputy city attorneys who are designated mentors on a meaningful (yet manageable) caseload. Each team also has an internship coordinator, who works to ensure that program participants benefit from their assignments, team and client interactions, and have full access to resources like the city’s law library and electronic research materials. Interns typically work with at least two to three attorneys, who provide ongoing professional feedback and keep interns involved as team members and part of the office’s broader attorney-client relationship with city departments, commissions and officials. Depending on their assignments, interns can 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. City Attorney interns also benefit from events, tours and lectures that the office schedules for interns every season. Intern work for legal team : Code Enforcement – Investigates and civilly prosecutes property owners and businesses that have violated building, housing, planning, health or other city and state codes, or who are otherwise misusing their property to endanger public health and safety. This includes lawsuits to combat unpermitted construction, substandard housing, blight, prostitution, illegal short-term rentals, affordable housing cheats and other public nuisances that threaten the character and integrity of city neighborhoods. This team is also known as the Neighborhood and Residential Safety Team. Applications due: Monday, December 10th, 2018. Orientation (mandatory): Monday, June 3rd, 2019. Program length and end date: June 3rd, 2019 through August 9th, 2019.

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