Our criminal defense interns will have the opportunity to assist on our firm’s active criminal defense and post conviction relief cases. They will assist case managers, as well as attorneys, with these cases in all of our firm’s 17 states and have the opportunity to gain day-to-day experience with working in the legal field. This program is seventeen weeks in length and requires a commitment of approximately ten hours per week.
Criminal Defense interns will assist case managers and attorneys in conducting case research, correspond with clients and courts, electronically file documents, review court files, and other miscellaneous legal tasks related to criminal defense and post conviction relief. By the end of this internship students will have learned a handful of legal skills such as legal research, expungement and record sealing court procedures, client and court correspondence, experience in reviewing several types of court documents and hearing procedures.
We are seeking dedicated individuals who have an interest in gaining legal experience at a practicing law office. Consistency, reliability, and professionalism are all required, as well as attention to detail, self-motivation, and organization skills. Previous experience is preferred but not required. Previous experience working on a Mac computer is a plus but not required.