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Volunteer Legal Internship

The United States Attorney’s Office protects and serves the citizens of the Northern District of Oklahoma through the ethical, vigorous, and impartial enforcement of the laws of the United States. As the principal litigator for the United States of America in the Northern District of Oklahoma, the United States Attorney prosecutes all criminal and civil cases brought by the federal government and defends the United States when it is a party in a civil case. Our criminal caseload includes violent crime, complex drug and money laundering activities, complex financial institution and corporate fraud, computer fraud, environmental crime, public corruption matters, organized crime, and crimes in Indian Country.

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Application deadline for Fall of 2016 is now closed.

Position Location:
United States Attorney’s Office
110 West Seventh Street, Suite 300
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74119

Qualifications:
All full-time second- or third-year law students. Student should have excellent academic credentials, good writing skills and basic knowledge of criminal law and procedure.

Assignments:
The internship is designed to give students the opportunity to gain firsthand experience in
working on challenging projects and cases principally involving issues of federal criminal law.
Interns work closely with federal prosecutors in the U.S. Attorney's Office on a variety of
diverse projects. Work may include legal research and drafting legal memoranda on a wide
range of topics including 4th Amendment search and seizure issues, federal Indian law, and due
process. Also, interns will have the opportunity to attend criminal trials and various hearings in
Federal court with prosecutors, as well as interact and work with a variety of federal, state, and
tribal law enforcement agencies.

Minimum Weeks Required:
6-12

Salary:
Academic credit (to be decided by each school).

Travel:
In the local area for Court.

Application Procedures:
Please submit a resume together with cover letter, an official transcript, writing sample (optional) and dates available to Loretta Radford and Jan Reincke.

United States Attorney's Office
Northern District of Oklahoma
Attn: Loretta Radford or Jan Reincke
110 West Seventh Street, Suite 300
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74119

Application Deadline:
Friday, April 15, 2016

Number of Positions:
Fall of 2016: 3 Positions

 

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

Updated May 5, 2016