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Appeals Immigration Intern

1L1LE2L2LE3L3LE4LEAlumni, LLM Alum

George P. Mann & Associates law firm seeking intern to assist in drafting briefs to the Federal Circuit Courts of Appeal and Board of Immigration Appeals. Interns will learn how to draft a brief and edit it. Interesting legal and factual issues. After an in-person interview, interns can work from home and communicate with the firm by email. Interns will learn good writing and analytical skills.

Job Id:32344
Applications accepted on a rolling basis

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Attorney

4LEAlumni, LLM, LLM Alum

Growing immigration law firm in Bethesda is seeking to hire a full-time Attorney. Duties for the Attorney include immigration case preparation and providing support for liaison with clients. Collegial work environment. Company employees may participate in retirement plan. Knowledge of Chinese or Spanish is a definite plus.

Job Id:33923
Deadline: May 30, 2015
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Private Sector Spotlight

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Corporate
Attorney

Alumni

Corporate Department of an Am Law 100 law firm seeks a mid-level associate attorney to assist firm clients in both private and public company M&A and Capital Markets work. This opportunity presents top notch client matters.

Ideal candidates will have a variety of public and private corporate experience at a large firm.

Job Id: 32400
Deadline: April 22, 2015
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Law
Clerk(PAID)

1L, 1LE, 2L, 2LE, 3LE,

Grossman Law, LLC is seeking a rising second or third year law student to work full time this summer in our fast-paced immigration practice. Our firm represents clients in affirmative cases before USCIS and also in removal proceedings before the Executive Office of Immigration Review and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Areas of focus are affirmative and defensive asylum claims, analyzing the immigration consequences of criminal convictions, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, non-immigrant visas, cancellation of removal, adjustments, as well as complicated naturalization, and some appellate work. Duties include legal and country research, drafting of legal memoranda, preparation of declarations and applications (forms) for immigration benefits, and some administrative work.

Bilingual in Spanish and English required. Previous immigration experience/coursework required. Two references and excellent writing skills required.

Job Id: 33109
Deadline: April 20, 2015
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Private Spotlight

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2016
Summer
Associate

 2L,3LE

The summer program in Washington, D.C. is designed to give you insight into life at Kelley Drye as a junior associate. There is no better way to discover what makes our firm unique than to be a part of the action. After a summer with us, we are confident that you will appreciate the results we achieve for our clients, the depth of our professionalism and the down-to-earth atmosphere we enjoy at Kelley Drye.

We are looking for students with an interest in/background for one of our practice areas including Advertising, Government Contracts, International Trade, and Export Control.

Journal is required.

Job Id: 35318
Deadline: September 19, 2015
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Public Interest Spotlight

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Litigation Intern

 2L, 2LE, 3LE, 3L, 4LE

The legal internships at the Campaign for the Fair Sentencing of Youth will give law students an opportunity to work on the cutting edge of constitutional and human rights law.The goal of the Campaign is to support litigation and legislative strategies to abolish life-without-parole sentences for juveniles in the United States and ensure that all children have a meaningful opportunity to obtain release once they have been rehabilitated.

The litigation intern will help support CFSY by drafting legal memos for the litigation team, including analysis of state laws relating to extreme sentences for youth, parole and review eligibility for youth, and mitigating sentencing factors for courts to consider once a juvenile has been tried and convicted in adult court. The work of the litigation intern will be integral toward our broader strategy of eliminating life without parole as a sentencing option for juveniles.

Job Id: 34461
Deadline: November 15, 2015
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2015-2016
Part-Time
Law Clerk

 2L, 3LE, 4LE

Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP seeks a law clerk for the 2015-2016 academic school year for its Washington, D.C. office. This position involves supporting the real estate group primarily in connection with the preparation of loan closing documents and the handling of due diligence reviews (such as reviews of borrower, organizational documents, title survey and zoning). This position will also involve researching and writing memoranda and providing transactional support for real estate transactions involving low-income housing tax credits, historic tax credits and new markets tax credits. Prior experience or a demonstrated interest in commercial real estate is a plus.

Job Id: 35308
Deadline: September 25, 2015
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Arent Fox

2016 Summer Associate

2L3LE

The Washington, DC office of Arent Fox LLP is accepting applications from second year law students for its 2016 summer associate program. We strongly encourage students interested in our transactional practices (real estate and corporate) to apply. Applicants should be near the top of their class, should have excellent research and writing skills, and should be committed to working in a large Washington, DC law firm following law school graduation. Prior work experience is a plus. Candidates must be attending an ABA-accredited law school in the United States.

Job Id:35112
Deadline: September 14, 2015
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Government Spotlight

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Honors
Summer
Legal Intern

 2L, 3LE

The FTC, Bureau of Consumer Protection is now hiring second year law students for its paid 2016 Summer Honors Legal Internship Program. We are looking for highly motivated law students with an interest in working with the following divisions: Marketing Practices, Advertising Practices, Financial Practices, Enforcement, and Privacy and Identity Protection.

The position offers substantive legal work that gives interns an opportunity to demonstrate their writing, analytical, and advocacy skills. The small size of the program enables interns to be fully integrated onto investigative teams and take on meaningful assignments with significant responsibility. Assignments may include: drafting pleadings, discovery requests and responses; appearing at hearings and depositions with Bureau of Consumer Protection attorneys; attending meetings with parties and their outside counsel; leading interview calls and summarizing findings through written reports; reviewing documents; and researching a wide range of legal issues.

Job Id: 35276
Deadline: September 3, 2015
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The Legal Spanish Program starts soon! Join us!

GAIN LEGAL SPANISH SKILLS WITH AMERICAN UNIVERSITY WASHINGTON COLLEGE OF LAW

Join a live video chat on Wednesday, August 5, 2015 at 5PM (EST) with Susana Medina-Day, program coordinator of American University Washington College of Law’s Legal Spanish Program. During the live chat, Susana will answer questions about the Legal Spanish Program as well as discuss what it takes to perfect legal Spanish skills. Click here to RSVP.

Fall Session:

September 9 – November 20

Requirements:

Participants must be practicing lawyers, legal professionals, or law students with a high-intermediate to advanced level of Spanish proficiency. Participants are expected to actively participate in class exercises and complete assignments.

Cost:

Regular Rate:  $1,200

Alumni, Non-Profit, Government Rate:  $900

Registration Deadline:

August 17, 2015

Visit us online today at wcl.american.edu/spanish

Judicial Spotlight

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2015-2016
Judicial Clerkship

 Alumni

Judge Ramsey Johnson, Deputy Presiding Judge of the Civil Division of the District of Columbia Superior Court, is seeking a law clerk to begin work in early September 2015.

The position initially would be temporary. Depending on the passage of a budget for fiscal year 2016, this position could become a full, one-year clerkship. The law clerk’s responsibilities will include researching legal issues, drafting orders, preparing the Judge for hearings, and maintaining the Judge’s calendar.

Job Id: 35147
Deadline: August 26, 2015
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