Closing Date: 31st March, 2022

Description:

The Virginia Office of the Attorney General is accepting applications from 1L and 2L law students for the 2022 Spring Volunteer Legal Externship Program.

This application is intended for students interested in interning in the Civil Litigation Division. This Division includes the following Sections: Consumer Protection, Health Professions, Office of Human Rights, Insurance and Utilities Regulatory, Trial, Employment Law, and Financial Recovery.

Legal externs in the Office of the Attorney General can expect to complete a multitude of various tasks during their assignment with the office. Interns are assigned to staff attorneys, who advise or represent one or more state agencies. Depending on the mentoring attorneys’ current case load, interns can expect to conduct legal research, draft memorandum, pleadings, and other legal documents, assist in organizing and collecting evidence, interview witnesses, and accompany attorneys to client meetings, board meetings, hearings, and court proceedings.

Please note that the applications are broken down by division. If you are interested in multiple divisions, you must submit an online application to each division in order to be considered.

Minimum Qualifications:
Candidates must be currently enrolled in an accredited law school.