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United States Attorney

U.S. Attorney

Fall; Spring

Work Description

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

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.

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