Job Details

Law Student Volunteer, Spring **

Company name

Department of Justice - United States Attorneys' Office District of Alaska

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Law Student

Date Last Verified

May 21, 2020

Valid Through

Sep 03, 2020

Posted on

Nov 11, 2019

Location

Juneau, AK, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
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Profile

Law Student Volunteer, Spring
The interns are responsible for drafting responsive motions, dispositive motions, memoranda of law, and appellate briefs. Interns become familiar with the rules of evidence and either the Federal Rules of Civil or Criminal Procedure depending on placement with the Civil Division. May attend depositions, meetings with agents, and accompany the attorneys to observe court proceedings. Perform research projects and assist in discovery, motion practice, and trial preparation. Ensure that all interns finish the summer with a good writing sample, every intern will work under the guidance of an AUSA to prepare documents to be filed with the court. Interns will be given assignments with as many different attorneys as possible, providing exposure to a wider variety of practice areas and professional contacts. By local rule, law students in their second semester of their second year of law school, or law students in their third-year of law school, have a unique opportunity to be approved to appear in court at hearings and participate in trials. Should be a law student who has completed first year.

Minimum Participation Required: 8-10 weeks

Additional info

Send cover letter, resume, transcript, email address and telephone number where student can be reached both day and evening, and 2 references with phone numbers and email address. Also include any specific interest in working in Alaska.

Company info

Aunnie Steward
Department of Justice - United States Attorneys' Office District of Alaska
222 West 7th Avenue
9
Anchorage, AK 99513
Phone: 907-271-5071
Fax: 907-271-1500

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