Volunteer Law Clerk Program, Summer
The law clerk will be placed in the Health Occupations Prosecution and Litigation division. Law clerks assist division's prosecutors as they build cases, draft charges, and litigate matters vital to the safety and well-being of Marylanders, such as fraud, prescription drug violations, professional misconduct, and substandard care. May also assist an attorney who is defending a State hospital against a medical malpractice claim, or assisting in the defense of civil rights case filed against the Department in federal court. Will serve the citizens of Maryland in a wide range of legal fields from criminal investigations and consumer protection to counsel to select state agencies. Will also have opportunities to perform legal research and writing, participate in witness and client interviews, as well as assist with litigation of claims filed with Maryland's trial, administrative, and appellate courts. Should have excellent legal research and writing abilities, strong communication and team skills, a great work ethic and a good attitude. Will be expected to work 15-20 hours per week.