Job Overview

Summary

The Department of Justice has a diverse and talented workforce of over 100,000 men and women. The Department of Justice leads the Nation in ensuring the protection of all Americans while preserving their constitutional freedoms. If selected, you will be part of a dedicated team helping to enforce Federal criminal and civil laws that protect life, liberty and the property of citizens.

The Middle District of Florida is seeking outstanding candidates for a Fall Legal Internship to assist in our mission.  The internship will begin in the Fall of 2017.  The start and end dates are negotiable.  We ask that our interns commit to at least 8 weeks of service. 

As needed, additional positions may be filled using this announcement. 

For more information on the Department of Justice and the United States Attorneys Offices, visit http://www.justice.gov/usao/.

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Duties

Assignments include, but are not limited to, drafting responsive motions, dispositive motions, memorandum of law, and appellate briefs.  The interns become familiar with the Federal rules of Civil and Criminal procedure, the Federal Rules of Evidence, the local rules of practice for the Middle District of Florida District Court, and the local and Federal rules of Appellate Procedure.  In addition, interns may attend dispositions, meetings with Agents and accompany attorneys to observe court proceedings.

Practice Areas:

Appellate Litigation

Civil Litigation

Criminal Litigation 

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No