Company Name:8th District Public Defenders Office
Internship Available:Paralegal/Investigator Intern
Distance from St. Cloud:61 - 100 Miles from St. Cloud State University
Responsibilities:Paralegal/Investigator intern. This position consists of working int eh area of criminal defense for those individuals that are not able to afford an attorney. You will assist the Paralegal and Investigator on different task assignments. Prparing and organizing discovery materials for use by others. Legal research, drafting motions, memorandum, notices, jury instructions. You may be asked to interview witnesses or gather information from our clients. Assist in analyzing cases, developing defense theories and preparation for trial. You may be asked to assist our attorneys in court and/or jail interviews. Requirements: Proficient in Word and computer savvy. Westlaw or Lexis Nexis knowledge helpful. Understand the basics in Criminal law, including state rules and statutes. Due to high sensitivity and confidentiality of our work we will require all candidates to sign a consent for a background check and a confidentiality policy.
Apply to:8th District Public Defenders Office
432 SW Litchfield Ave.
Willmar, MN 56201
Please contact Internship Supervisor Bill Huntzicker, firstname.lastname@example.org