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United States Attorney's Office - Middle District of North Carolina

U.S. Attorney

Fall; Spring; Summer

Work Description

DESCRIPTIONS OF ORGANIZATION: Representing the United States government in all criminal and civil matters pending in federal court in the Middle District of North Carolina (courthouses are located in Greensboro and Winston-Salem).

DESCRIPTION OF STUDENT WORK/PROJECTS: Research and drafting criminal and civil pleadings, interrogatories, memoranda, and appellate briefs; courtroom experience with civil and criminal court; trial preparation and strategy; developing understanding of federal court system.

COURSE OR OTHER REQUIREMENTS/PREFERENCES FOR STUDENT: Coursework in criminal law and procedure, civil procedure, the federal court system, and legal research in writing would be very helpful. Certification under the Practice Rule is required.

Students must be available at least one full day, preferably a Monday-Thursday.

You must be able to pass a background check - please see the externship office if you have any questions about this requirement.

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