Washington Association for Justice Fellowship Due October 19, $7,200 stipend; Echoing Green Fellowship

Pro Bono & Externship Table Talk and Networking Fair

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
12:30-1:20
Gates Hall Galleria

Meet over 26 organizations, discuss Pro Bono and Externship opportunities. Practice table talk and networking skills. Attire: business casual.

Pizza and the Practice of Consumer Law

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
12:30-1:20
Gates Hall Room 117

Panelists include:
·         Audrey Udashen of the WA Attorney General’s Office
·         Beth Terrell of Terrell Marshall Law Group PLLC
·         Christina Henry of Henry & DeGraaf, P.S.
·         Amanda Martin of Northwest Consumer Law Center
·         Julia Kellison of Northwest Justice Project
·         Anthony Leahy of Consumer Education and Training Services (“CENTS”)

Come hear about how to become a warrior for economic justice! You’ll hear the good, the bad, and the ugly (including changes in the consumer law practice in the age of Trump) from private practitioners, legal aid, nonprofit, and the Attorney General’s office — what they do, how they came to this work, what you need to know about the practice.  This moderated panel discussion will involve Q&A with you!  FREE PIZZA and SALAD will be provided! RSVP SCS online.

Washington State Association for Justice Fellowship

Application due: October 19, stipend $7,200 for the 12-week programWSAJ Logo

The Washington State Association for Justice (“WSAJ”) has established a Fellowship Program to introduce a diverse group of law students to the plaintiffs’ bar generally and to WSAJ specifically.  The Fellowship Program (the “Program”) will allow selected students to observe the work of trial attorneys as part of a summer-long mentoring program.  Fellows will gain exposure to the work of trial attorneys by “shadowing” three mentor law firms, each for a four week period.  They will attend depositions, hearings, settlement proceedings, and possibly even trial with their mentors.  They will also have the opportunity to work on short-duration projects, including a writing assignment.

Application is due October 19

Click here to apply.

Due October 30:  Echoing Green Fellowship

The Search for the 2019 Fellows Begins…
Apply Today!

We are excited to announce that the search for our next class of world changers has begun! Passionate, driven community leaders, movement builders, and social innovators are encouraged to apply to our 2019 Fellowship program.

The application is closes Tuesday, October 30, at 2 p.m. (14:00) Eastern Time—be sure to mark your calendars, and hit ‘Submit’ before then

More information and apply here.

Disaster Recovery Legal CorpsEJW Logo

Disaster Recovery Legal Corps is a two-year legal fellowship designed to increase access to civil legal assistance for individuals affected by the three big hurricanes of 2017 — Harvey, Irma, and Maria. The fellowship will place 18 lawyers in Texas and 3 lawyers in Florida, where they will work with established nonprofit legal services organizations to serve the highest-need communities in disaster-affected areas. Fellows will provide legal assistance on issues related to housing, employment, homeowners’/flood insurance, public benefits, and other problems that may arise in the context of a disaster. Additionally, Fellows will expand the capacity of nonprofit legal services organizations to ensure that all residents have access to the legal services they need to stabilize and rebuild their lives.

For complete job description and to apply here.

For more information about Disaster Recovery Legal Corps, please contact Qudsiya Naqui here.

Recruitment for Veterans Legal Corps (VLC) Positions

VLC for Recent Grads
VLC Members provide direct representation to low-income and homeless veterans, active duty service members, and military families to address complex legal problems stemming from physical and mental injuries sustained during military service, poverty, homelessness, problems with disability and other income maintenance benefits, child support, expungement issues, fines, consumer debt, and a host of other legal issues.

For additional questions, please reach out to Selena Hunn here.

Internship Summer 2019 USAO Southern District of Texas

1000 Louisiana Avenue, Suite 2300
Houston, TX 77002
About the Office:

The United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Texas, with approximately 185 Assistant United States Attorneys, is among the largest in the country. Our office prosecutes federal crimes, represents the interests of the United States in civil cases, and represents the United States in appellate and postconviction litigation.  The Southern District of Texas stretches from the Houston area southwest to the Mexican border. The United States Attorney’s Office operates staffed offices in Brownsville, Corpus Christi, Houston, Laredo, McAllen, and Victoria.

To apply and further job information here.

Internship Summer 2019 Tax Division (TAX)

DOJ TAX DIVISION
Law Student Volunteer, Academic Year 2019
601 D. Street, NW
Washington, DC 20530

About the Office:

The Tax Division seeks to engage volunteer law student interns during the summer semester for its Appellate Section, Civil Trial Sections, Financial Litigation Unit (FLU), and Criminal Appeals and Tax Enforcement Policy Section (CATEPS).

The Appellate Section, Civil Trial Sections, and the FLU handle civil cases presenting a variety of legal issues involving federal tax law, bankruptcy law, constitutional law, property law, and commercial law, as well as the panoply of evidentiary, procedural, and jurisdictional issues that are the staple of any civil litigation docket. The Tax Division’s Appellate Section handles appeals of civil cases and U.S. Tax Court cases in the U.S. Courts of Appeals and participates with the Office of the Solicitor General in proceedings before the Supreme Court.  The six regional Civil Trial Sections handle litigation in the United States District Courts and Bankruptcy Courts nationwide, and the seventh civil section – the Court of Federal Claims Section – defends all tax suits filed in the United States Court of Federal Claims. The FLU handles post-judgment litigation in U.S. District Courts (and occasionally in Bankruptcy Courts) to collect money judgments obtained by the Civil Trial Sections.

CATEPS handles or supervises the appeals of federal criminal tax cases prosecuted by the Tax Division’s Criminal Enforcement Sections and U.S. Attorneys’ Offices.  CATEPS also works with the IRS and the U.S. Attorneys’ Offices to develop policies that govern the investigation and prosecution of tax crimes.

For further job information and to apply here.

Internship Summer 2019 Tax Division

Tax Division
717 N. Harwood Street, Suite 400
Dallas, TX 75201

The Tax Division seeks to engage volunteer law student interns during the summer semester for its Appellate Section, Civil Trial Sections, Financial Litigation Unit (FLU), and Criminal Appeals and Tax Enforcement Policy Section (CATEPS).

The Appellate Section, Civil Trial Sections, and the FLU handle civil cases presenting a variety of legal issues involving federal tax law, bankruptcy law, constitutional law, property law, and commercial law, as well as the panoply of evidentiary, procedural, and jurisdictional issues that are the staple of any civil litigation docket. The Tax Division’s Appellate Section handles appeals of civil cases and U.S. Tax Court cases in the U.S. Courts of Appeals and participates with the Office of the Solicitor General in proceedings before the Supreme Court.  The six regional Civil Trial Sections handle litigation in the United States District Courts and Bankruptcy Courts nationwide, and the seventh civil section – the Court of Federal Claims Section – defends all tax suits filed in the United States Court of Federal Claims. The FLU handles post-judgment litigation in U.S. District Courts (and occasionally in Bankruptcy Courts) to collect money judgments obtained by the Civil Trial Sections.

CATEPS handles or supervises the appeals of federal criminal tax cases prosecuted by the Tax Division’s Criminal Enforcement Sections and U.S. Attorneys’ Offices.  CATEPS also works with the IRS and the U.S. Attorneys’ Offices to develop policies that govern the investigation and prosecution of tax crimes.

For further information and to apply here.

National Security Division Internship, Spring 2019 /Summer 2019 /Fall 2020, Office of Law and Policy

The National Security Division’s (NSD) Office of Law and Policy, United States Department of Justice, seeks interns for positions located in Washington, D.C. The mission of NSD is to coordinate the Department’s efforts in carrying out its top priority of preventing and combating terrorism and protecting the national security. NSD provides legal and policy advice on national security matters, litigates counterterrorism, counterespionage, and foreign intelligence surveillance matters, represents the Government before the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court and other federal trial and appellate courts, and conducts oversight over Federal Bureau of Investigation national security investigations and foreign intelligence collection. The Office of Law and Policy is responsible for, among other things, resolving novel and complex legal issues relating to national security that arise from the work of the Division and other parts of the Department; providing advice and guidance to Department leadership, the Intelligence Community, and other Executive Branch agencies on matters of national security law and policy; overseeing the development of legislation, guidelines, and other policies in the area of national security; working with foreign governments on a variety of national security issues; and handling appeals that arise in national security cases. The Office works with a variety of other Department components, including the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Office of Legal Counsel, and the Office of Legal Policy, as well as other departments and agencies, such as the National Security Agency, the Central Intelligence Agency, the Department of Defense, and the Department of State.

For further information and to apply here.

USAO Georgia Internship Summer 2019

The USAO for the Southern District of Georgia prosecutes federal crimes committed in the Southern District of Georgia, which includes 43 counties along the coast and into rural areas of southeast Georgia. Those crimes include, but are not limited to, mail, wire, tax and securities fraud; environmental crimes; firearm crimes; bank robbery; drug crimes; and internet predators. In addition, the office represents the United States and its departments and agencies in civil proceedings filed in district and bankruptcy court in the Southern District of Georgia. The Civil Division attorneys act as defense counsel for government agencies and employees. Types of civil cases handled include, but are not limited to: discrimination (race, sex, age, disability, religion); bankruptcy; immigration; and Federal Tort Claims Act. Civil Division attorneys also act as plaintiff’s counsel in areas, including Medicaid and Medicare fraud; the False Claims Act; and any other cases in which the United States has been injured financially or where injunctive relief is needed. The office also has an active appellate practice representing the United States in written briefs and oral arguments before the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals. There are 26 AUSAs who serve within the Criminal, Civil and Appellate Divisions within the office. The office is headquartered in Savannah and has a fully staffed Augusta branch office.

For further information and to apply here.

Criminal Division Fraud Section Internship Summer 2019

Criminal Division (CRM)
FRAUD SECTION
Law Student Volunteer, Academic Year
WASHINGTON, DC 20005

Opportunities are available in the Criminal Division’s Fraud Section (“the Section”) for qualified candidates interested in summer legal internships or academic semester legal internships (sometimes called “externships”).

The Fraud Section is responsible for conducting grand jury investigations and prosecutions in cases that require centralized treatment because of the complexity of the scheme, the multi-jurisdictional nature of the criminal activity, the sensitivity of the issues, or the necessity for developing model prosecutions to establish the viability of a particular statute, theory, or technique.  Fraud Section investigations often involve business crimes such as financial institution fraud; Internet fraud; fraud in the insurance industry; international criminal activities in violation of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act; and multi-district schemes that victimize consumers, such as telemarketing and other mass marketing frauds.  The Section’s prosecutions also focus on fraud involving government programs, including health care fraud, procurement fraud, mortgage fraud, as well as investment and securities fraud.

For further information and to apply here.

USAO, Internship Summer 2019, Civil Division

USAO Eastern District of New York
Civil Division
271 Cadman Plaza East
Brooklyn, NY 11201 About the Office:

The Civil Division of the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York has primary responsibility for representing the federal government in civil litigation in the Eastern District of New York. Summer interns assist in the prosecution and defense of civil cases on behalf of the United States before the District Court, the Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and the Bankruptcy Court.Student interns are afforded the opportunity to participate in the wide range of work performed by our Assistant United States Attorneys. Intern assignments can include assisting in trial preparation, participating in witness interviews or civil depositions, and legal research and writing. Summer interns are also strongly encouraged to observe hearings and trials in the District Court, and even to participate.

For further information and to apply here.

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