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Legal Intern

Legal Intern

Salary Range: Unpaid or paid options available

Location: Oklahoma City, OK

Time Period: Summer 2019 or Fall 2019

The Oklahoma Office of the Attorney General is seeking part-time Legal Interns for our Solicitor General Unit for Summer 2019 and Fall 2019.

Position Summary: The Solicitor General Unit is dedicated to representing the interests of the State of Oklahoma in appeals in state and federal court, including at the Oklahoma and U.S. Supreme Court. The Unit also litigates in district courts constitutional issues and challenges to overreach by the federal government or other States. Intern duties include legal and factual research, brief-writing and other litigation assistance, production of legal memoranda, and some administrative tasks. The successful candidate will have good legal judgment, solid writing skills, and be able to research, prepare, analyze and understand complex information and legal issues.

Qualifications: Applicants must be a 2L or 3L (or some equivalent) during the internship period in question, and they must be available to work in Oklahoma City. Ranking in the top 25% of law school class and law review are preferred, but not required.

 All applicants must agree in writing to complete, and satisfactorily pass, a thorough background investigation by the Office of Attorney General.

The Oklahoma Office of Attorney General is an equal employment employer. All individuals are welcome to seek employment with the Oklahoma Office of Attorney General regardless of race, sex, color, age, national origin, genetic information, religion, or disability, so long as the disability does not render the person unable to do the work for which employed. Applicants will not be discriminated against before or during their employment. All employees of the Oklahoma Office of Attorney General are “at will” employees.

How to apply: Please send resume and cover letter to resumes@oag.ok.gov and indicate which particular position you are applying for in the subject line of the email.