Legal Internship

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Law Offices of Mark B. Gore
4160 Chain Bridge Road
Fairfax, VA
Posted: April 29 2016
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Full-time, Unpaid

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Description

Small but busy law firm is interested in bringing on a legal assistant/legal secretary to join their team. Looking for college or law student who is interested in an internship for credit.

This candidate will be working with criminal defense and personal injury cases and will be responsible for assisting with cases, reviewing and preparing correspondence, preparing discovery, typing and modifying documents, preparing case folders, preparing trial binders, locating and interviewing witnesses, client intake and maintaining files.

If candidate is interested in legal research and writing, such opportunities are also available. Additional administrative responsibilities will include answering phones, personal assistant work, requesting checks, contact with clients and health care providers, and running small office errands. A typical work day begins at 9:00 am -9:30am and this candidate must have flexibility to work overtime. Hours at the beginning can be flexible. Weekends are also available. Experience in criminal defense and/or personal injury law and bilingual is a plus!

The ideal candidate is someone who is energetic, detail-oriented, motivated, able to manage multiple priorities and understands the importance of the judicial system. This is a great opportunity for candidates interested in becoming paralegals or lawyers sometime in their future careers. Interested candidates will have the opportunity to observe depositions and attend trials.

NOTE: IF YOU LIVE WITHIN 100 MILES OF THE NORTHERN VIRGINIA AREA, YOU ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY!
UNFORTUNATELY, WE CANNOT OFFER A STIPEND FOR STUDENTS RELOCATING FOR THE INTERNSHIP AT THIS TIME.

Requirements

Must at least be a junior in a four year accredited University. Law students welcome to apply!

Must be willing to intern for at least 6 months.

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