LAW STUDENT VOLUNTEER LEGAL INTERN, SPRING 2024 (CRIMINAL DIVISION - SAN JOSE, CA)
USAO NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
CRIMINAL DIVISION - SAN JOSE
LAW STUDENT VOLUNTEER, ACADEMIC YEAR
150 ALMADEN BLVD
SAN JOSE, CA 95113
About the Office:
The USAO for the Northern District of California prosecutes all federal crimes from Monterey to the Oregon border. Approximately 100 AUSAs work in one of three offices: San Francisco, San Jose, or Oakland. The office also represents the United States and its departments and agencies in civil proceedings filed in federal court. The San Francisco office contains approximately 60 criminal division AUSAs who prosecute a unique mix of economic, narcotics, violent, corruption, immigration, and other federal crimes.
As the federal agency whose mission is to ensure the fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans, the Department of Justice is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment. To build and retain a workforce that reflects the diverse experiences and perspectives of the American people, we welcome applicants from the many communities, identities, races, ethnicities, backgrounds, abilities, religions, and cultures of the United States who share our commitment to public service.
Volunteer Legal Interns will primarilly assist Federal Prosecutors with prosecution and investigation of misdemeanors and felony offenses. In addition, they will also research and write legal briefs and memorandums of law.
Internship Location: San Jose, CA
Minimum Weeks Required: The school year terms (Fall and Spring) require a commitment of 20-25 hours/week
Volunteer Legal Interns must have completed one year of law school before beginning the clerkship. In addition, Volunteer Legal Interns must be enrolled in an accredited law school at least half-time. Volunteer Legal Interns must complete a background check before beginning employment. Law school graduation terminates eligibility for volunteer positions except for graduate law students who are enrolled at least half time and not practicing law. Must be a U.S. citizen.
Please submit a cover letter, resume, current law school transcript, and a writing sample via e-mail to:
Maia Perez, Assistant U.S. Attorney
Andrew Liao, Assistant U.S. Attorney
Please note that all positions may be filled on a rolling basis prior to the deadline listed below. Please submit all application materials as soon as possible.
Wednesday, November 1, 2023
Updated August 1, 2023
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