The Higbee and Associates Civil Litigation division provides clients with legal counsel and representation in credit debt settlement 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. The position requires 10 hours a week for 10 weeks. Casual work environment and schedule can be flexible.
Civil Litigation intern duties include researching legal issues, corresponding with clients, scanning and filing of documents, contacting opposing counsel and courts, and detailed experience in the discovery process. By the end of this internship students will have learned a handful of legal skills such as legal research and drafting, litigation court procedures, client and court correspondence, and experience in reviewing several types of court documents and hearing procedures.
We are seeking dedicated individuals who have an interest in gaining legal experience with Civil Litigation. Previous legal experience is preferred but not required. Organization skills, proficiency with Mac OSX/Microsoft Office, and communication skills are a plus. Consistency, reliability, and professionalism with clients are a must.