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Remote Summer 2022 State Appellate Defender Internship-Springfield IL

The Springfield Office of the State Appellate Defender is hiring law students for a full-time, ten-week summer internship. Interns will work on criminal appeals with experienced attorneys writing opening briefs, reply briefs, and petitions for rehearing that will be filed in the Illinois Appellate Court, as well as petitions for leave to appeal that will be filed in the Illinois Supreme Court. Interns may occasionally be asked to complete legal research assignments. The Summer 2022 internship will be fully remote. Participants will not be expected to travel to Springfield, Illinois, during the program itself or during the interview process. However, participants will be expected to have regular internet access.

How to Apply: Applications for the summer program will be accepted until January 31, 2022 or until all positions are filled. Submit a cover letter and resume as a PDF (preferably as one file, with the file name beginning with your name, e.g., "Jane Doe Application" or "John Doe Resume"), and a writing sample, to 4thdistrict.internprogram@osad.state.il.us.

Position: Remote Summer 2022 State Appellate Defender Internship-Springfield IL
Organization: Office of the State Appellate Defender (Springfield, IL)
Location: Springfield,  IL 
United States
Salary: unpaid
Posting Start Date:
Date Posted: 1/3/2022
Requirements Applicants must be current law students and possess excellent legal research, writing, editing, and oral communication skills, and the ability to understand and present factual and legal issues clearly and concisely. Preference is given to applicants with demonstrated interest in public service, as well as course work in legal writing, criminal law, evidence, and appellate advocacy.  The Office of the State Appellate Defender is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to a culture of diversity and inclusion.
Status: This listing expires on: 4/3/2022
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Name:
Office of the State Appellate Defender (Springfield, IL)
Address:
400 W. Monroe, Suite 303

Springfield,  IL 62704
United States
Email:
4thdistrict.internprogram@osad.state.il.us
Phone:
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Contact:
Roxanna Mason