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Law Student Volunteer, Spring 2024

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Government

Washington, DC, United States

Law Student Volunteer, Spring 2024

Law Student

Full-time

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## Money Laundering and Asset Recovery Section Law Student Volunteer, Academic Year

The Department of Justice is seeking Law Student Volunteers to work with the Money Laundering and Asset Recovery Section (MLARS) for the academic year. MLARS leads the Department's asset forfeiture and anti-money laundering enforcement efforts and is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment.

### Job Description

Law Student Volunteers will work directly with MLARS trial attorneys on issues relating to asset forfeiture, money laundering, kleptocracy and criminal violations of the Bank Secrecy Act and IEEPA. Assignments may include legal research, drafting pleadings and motions, analyzing policy issues, and drafting section publications. Volunteers may also participate in local section-sponsored training and training programs offered by the Department.

### Qualifications

Applicants must be in their first year of law school (second semester) or beyond and must possess:

- A strong academic background
- Excellent research, writing, and communication skills
- A strong interest in criminal law, particularly in the areas of asset forfeiture, money laundering, or financial investigations

Because of the sensitive nature of the work, applicants must pass a background check before a formal offer for an internship can be extended.

### Salary

Volunteer (without compensation). Academic or work-study credit possible.

### Travel

None.

### Application Process

Applicants should submit a cover letter (including dates available and reasons for applying to MLARS), resume, transcript (official or unofficial), a brief writing sample (no more than 10 pages), and two references via e-mail to . Please include your name and "Law Student Volunteer Application" in the subject line.

Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis and will generally be conducted by telephone. Offers will be made on a rolling basis.

The deadline for Fall 2024 applications is May 1st, 2024.

The deadline for Spring 2024 applications is October 1st, 2023.

The deadline for Summer 2024 applications for 2L's is November 1, 2023 and for 1L's is December 1, 2023.

### Number of Positions

Multiple.

Academic or work-study credit possible

Legal research, Drafting pleadings and motions, Analyzing policy issues, Drafting section publications

First year of law school (second semester) or beyond

Submit via e-mail a cover letter (including dates available and reasons for applying to MLARS), resume, transcript (official or unofficial), a brief writing sample (no more than 10 pages), and two references. Application materials should be e-mailed to . Please include your name and "Law Student Volunteer Application" in the subject line.

Qualification and Experience Law Student in First year of law school (second semester) or beyond

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## Money Laundering and Asset Recovery Section Law Student Volunteer, Academic Year

The Department of Justice is seeking Law Student Volunteers to work with the Money Laundering and Asset Recovery Section (MLARS) for the academic year. MLARS leads the Department's asset forfeiture and anti-money laundering enforcement efforts and is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment.

### Job Description

Law Student Volunteers will work directly with MLARS trial attorneys on issues relating to asset forfeiture, money laundering, kleptocracy and criminal violations of the Bank Secrecy Act and IEEPA. Assignments may include legal research, drafting pleadings and motions, analyzing policy issues, and drafting section publications. Volunteers may also participate in local section-sponsored training and training programs offered by the Department.

### Qualifications

Applicants must be in their first year of law school (second semester) or beyond and must possess:

- A strong academic background
- Excellent research, writing, and communication skills
- A strong interest in criminal law, particularly in the areas of asset forfeiture, money laundering, or financial investigations

Because of the sensitive nature of the work, applicants must pass a background check before a formal offer for an internship can be extended.

### Salary

Volunteer (without compensation). Academic or work-study credit possible.

### Travel

None.

### Application Process

Applicants should submit a cover letter (including dates available and reasons for applying to MLARS), resume, transcript (official or unofficial), a brief writing sample (no more than 10 pages), and two references via e-mail to . Please include your name and "Law Student Volunteer Application" in the subject line.

Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis and will generally be conducted by telephone. Offers will be made on a rolling basis.

The deadline for Fall 2024 applications is May 1st, 2024.

The deadline for Spring 2024 applications is October 1st, 2023.

The deadline for Summer 2024 applications for 2L's is November 1, 2023 and for 1L's is December 1, 2023.

### Number of Positions

Multiple.



Qualification and Experience

Law Student in First year of law school (second semester) or beyond

Additional info

Submit via e-mail a cover letter (including dates available and reasons for applying to MLARS), resume, transcript (official or unofficial), a brief writing sample (no more than 10 pages), and two references. Application materials should be e-mailed to . Please include your name and "Law Student Volunteer Application" in the subject line.

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