Unpaid Legal Intern

NEW JERSEY COURTS
invites applications for the position of:
Unpaid Legal Intern (Family Division)
SALARY:
See Position Description
OPENING DATE:
07/11/17
CLOSING DATE:
07/21/17 11:59 PM
LOCATION:
Morris/Sussex Vicinage (Sussex County), 43-47 High Street, Newton
DESCRIPTION: The Morris/Sussex Superior Court, is seeking individuals with strong communication, analytical and writing skills as unpaid legal interns. Under the direction of a Family Court Judge, legal interns will review motions, and other case filings for legal sufficiency and accuracy The selected candidates will be expected to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the Judge, other Judiciary employees, trial court staff, legal professional, self-represented litigants and the public. Legal interns will have the opportunity to learn all aspects of Family Court and gain practical experience and valuable insight into the judicial process.
Please note this is an UNPAID Internship
EXAMPLE OF DUTIES:
Assist in reviewing motions and preparing summaries of legal issues and the parties' arguments in support of and in opposition to those legal issues.
Draft orders and statements of reason for unopposed motions.
Monitor court proceedings.
SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: Driver's License: Appointee will be required to possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle is necessary to perform essential duties of the position.
Authorization to Work: US citizenship is not required. Selected candidate must be authorized to work in the US according to Department of Homeland Security, US Citizenship and Immigration Services regulations.
Special Note: Unpaid intern applicants who are 18 years of age or older must agree to a thorough background check that will include fingerprinting. All data received will be kept in strict confidence except to inform the individual of the findings and what action will be taken as a result of this information.
The NJ Judiciary requires all applicants to complete the application process fully and as instructed. All applicants must complete the work experience and education sections and attach any required documents. Applications must describe all relevant work experience in detail, beginning with your current or most recent job, including military service (indicate rank), internships and job-related volunteer work, if applicable. Use a separate section to describe each position or gap in employment. Applicants who do not include or enter all relevant education history or work experience or who indicate "see resume" or enter their initials to verify that they do not possess any education history or work experience in lieu of a completed application will not be considered, unless you do not possess any education history or work experience. If you have not fully completed the application or followed the application instructions, return to your application and update any incomplete or missing information before submitting. Only applicants that follow the application instructions and submit completed applications will be considered.
The New Jersey Judiciary consists of: the Supreme Court, the Superior Court including the Appellate Division and the Trial Court of the 15 vicinages in New Jersey, the Tax Court and the Municipal Court System. The Administrative Office of the Courts provides technical assistance, operational support, training, research and development, budget and personnel coordination, and development and operation of information systems for the Courts of New Jersey.
The Judiciary of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Employer Committed to Ensuring an Open Door to Justice
Qualifications
QUALIFICATIONS:
Satisfactory completion of one year of law school. Many schools will give course credit for work experience. Please check with your school regarding receiving credit for unpaid internship work experience.
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