The Fifteenth Judicial Circuit (Palm Beach County) is now accepting applications from first and second year law students for summer judicial internships. Applicants must have a 3.0 GPA or higher. The internship program will allow the law student to observe first hand the workings of the judiciary and legal community while reinforcing the legal research and writing skills learned in law school. The interns work on criminal and civil appellate matters as well as other assignments in the areas of civil, criminal, juvenile, family and probate law. The interns are given the opportunity to attend trials and hearings, tour the local governmental facilities and learn more about the programs offered in the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit.
Interested applicants are to MAIL all of the following:1) cover letter 2) resume 3) college and law school transcript (official or unofficial) 4) three names and phone numbers of work or school related references 5) 5-8 page double spaced writing sample that must include legal analysis and case citations to:Amy S. Borman General Counse lFifteenth Judicial Circuit 205 North Dixie Highway – 5th Floor West Palm Beach, Florida 33401
Submissions must be received by 4:00 p.m. on or before Wednesday, February 27, 2013. Applications will be reviewed as they are received and therefore the available positions may be filled prior to the application deadline.
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