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Summer Legal Interns
Cooper, Barton, and Cooper, LLP is a fast-paced, young, and fun streamlined litigation firm located in Macon. Our firm is seeking legal interns this summer to support our civil and criminal litigation teams. Legal interns will support attorneys on a variety of cases in practice areas such as business litigation, criminal defense, employment law, eminent domain, probate litigation, and other civil litigation matters.
We are preferably looking for law students currently enrolled in an accredited law school. Working knowledge of Westlaw and Microsoft Suite required. We seek self-starters who approach their internship experience with a can-do positive attitude and a genuine interest in learning how a law firm operates. Internship hours are from 8:30 am – 5:30 pm.
Essential duties will include:
- Support attorneys on various cases
- Provide research on a variety of legal topics
- Support the drafting of pleadings and documents
- Organize and prepare client files
- Assist attorneys in the preparation of hearings
- Observe court proceedings
- Attend meetings
- Review criminal trial transcripts and spot appealable issues
- Assist with document production
- Proofread documents
- Index and organize documents
- Draft memos and briefs
- Other duties as needed
Please submit a cover letter and resume expressing your interest in our Firm to Front Desk Coordinator, Ms. Jessica Comer, no later than May 31, 2019. Applications considered on a rolling basis. Ms. Jessica Comer’s email address is: firstname.lastname@example.org.