Office of the US Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio accepting applications for 2013 summer law clerks — apply today!

Cleveland, OH – Summer 2013 Law Clerks – Office of the United States Attorney for the Northern District of Ohiohttp://www.usdoj.gov/usao/ohn

AkronLawJobs Job No. 4067 -  The Office of the United States Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio will be accepting applications for the 2013 Summer Law Clerk Program from November 26, 2012 through January 7, 2013.   If you have any questions about the 2013 Summer Law Clerk Program, please feel free to contact either Assistant U.S. Attorney Phillip J. Tripi at (216) 622-3769 or First Assistant U.S. Attorney Carole Rendon at (216) 622-3656.

The Office of the United States Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio is responsible for the prosecution of all federal crimes in northern Ohio.  The office also represents the United States and its departments and agencies in civil proceedings filed in federal court and in the Sixth Circuit.  Volunteer law clerks assist in the prosecution and defense of both criminal and civil cases in the District Court, the Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, and the Bankruptcy Court.

Projected No. of Volunteers:  14-15 (Students entering their third year are preferred.

Application Materials:  Resume and cover letter indicating dates when available, and telephone number(s) where student can be reached both during the day and in the evening.  Application by e-mail is the exclusive method of providing the resume and cover letter. Applications should be submitted to USAOHN.SummerLaw@usdoj.gov.  Cover letter should be addressed to:  United States Attorney’s Office, Northern District of Ohio, United States Courthouse, Suite 400; 801 West Superior Avenue; Cleveland, OH 44113; Attn: Carole S. Rendon, First Assistant United States Attorney

Qualifications: First-year (second semester) and second-year law students.  Must be a U.S. citizen.  Will be subject to a background investigation due to the sensitive nature of the work performed by the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

Required:  10 weeks minimum (at least 32 hours per week) (full time strongly preferred)

Salary: Volunteer (without compensation)

Assignments:  Law clerks can expect to research and write motions in pending cases; to research legal issues for indictments and investigations; to assemble exhibits for trial; to observe hearings and trials of cases on which they are working or in which they are interested.

Contact: If you have any questions about the 2013 Summer Law Clerk Program, please feel free to contact Assistant U.S. Attorney Phillip J. Tripi at (216) 622-3769.

Web Site:   http://www.justice.gov/usao/ohn/index.html

The U.S. Department of Justice is an Equal Opportunity Reasonable Accommodation Employer.

 

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