The Federal Defender Office offers law students an outstanding opportunity to obtain substantial experience in the field of federal criminal defense. Interns will typically work with several attorneys on a wide range of legal issues and cases involving indigent clients at various procedural stages. Sound legal writing and research skills are essential. Internships are unpaid, but often coordinated with law school faculty for educational credit, and typically run in four-month increments from September-December, January-April, and May-August. Interested applicants should submit a resume and writing sample to Miriam Siefer or Loren Khogali:
Applicants who are selected for interviews are usually second or third-year students who have successfully completed - at a minimum - courses in criminal law and criminal procedure.