Title: Volunteer Summer Internship / Opinions Counsel
Hiring Range: unpaid
Agency: Attorney General & Dept of Law
Location: Office of the Attorney General
Agency Website: www.oag.state.va.us
Recruitment Type: General Public - G
The Virginia Office of the Attorney General is accepting applications from 1L ,2L, and 3L law students for the 2023 Summer Volunteer Legal Internship Program.
Legal interns in the Office of the Attorney General can expect to complete a multitude of various tasks during their assignment with the office. Interns are assigned to staff attorneys, who advise or represent one or more state agencies. Depending on the mentoring attorneys’ current case load, interns can expect to conduct legal research, draft memorandum, pleadings, and other legal documents, assist in organizing and collecting evidence, interview witnesses, and accompany attorneys to client meetings, board meetings, hearings, and court proceedings.
Candidates must be currently enrolled in an accredited law school.
You will be provided a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or résumé is submitted successfully. Please refer to “Your Application” in your account to check the status of your application for this position.
The following documents must be attached to the application:
*Cover Letter (please include your three preferred work areas)
*Law School Transcript
*A criminal background check will be conducted on successful candidate.
Name: Human Resources
In support of the Commonwealth’s commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their Certificate of Disability (COD) provided by a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired (DBVI). Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS/DBVI to get their Certificate of Disability. If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link: Career Pathways for Individuals with Disabilities, or call DARS at 800-552-5019, or DBVI at 800-622-2155.
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