The Higbee and Associates Copyrights division provides clients with legal representation in infringement recovery and pre-litigation settlements. Copyright interns assist in handling cases prior to the commencement of litigation. This is an unpaid position that will provide a valuable opportunity for the student interested in a career in law to work with a fast paced national law firm. Casual work environment and schedule can be flexible.
Intern duties will include screening new cases for missing data, investigating potential cases to see if pursuable, case data research, corresponding with clients, and corresponding with opposing parties including opposing counsel. Additionally, Interns will have the opportunity to help with administrative duties that come up on a day-to-day basis. By the end of this internship students will have learned a handful of legal skills such as researching legal issues, corresponding with clients, corresponding with opposing parties, negotiating settlements, litigation procedures, and pre-trial investigation.
We are seeking dedicated individuals who have an interest in gaining legal experience with copyright infringement. Must be detail-oriented and have the ability to work independently. Consistency, reliability, and professionalism with clients are a must. Organization skills, proficiency with Mac OSX/Microsoft Office, and communication skills are a plus. Previous legal experience is preferred but not required.