Job Details

Fall 2018 Internship **

Company name

San Francisco City Attorney's Office

Organization Type


Job Type

Law Student


San Francisco, CA

Date Last Verified

Mar 23,2018

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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 real estate and finance division. Handles a range of real estate and other business transactions for City departments, including public/private development partnerships and the development and preservation of affordable housing. Also advises on all public finance bond transactions for San Francisco’s Port, Public Utilities Commission, Municipal Transportation Agency, Mayor’s Office of Housing and the City’s General Fund. 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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