2018 2L SUMMER ASSOCIATE POSITION
Briggs and Morgan is seeking 2L applicants for its 2018 summer associate class. Law students who will have completed their second year of law school before the summer of 2018 are eligible to apply.
THE SUMMER ASSOCIATE PROGRAM
During our ten-week summer associate program, a summer associate is exposed to both the commercial and litigation departments of the firm, receiving assignments that range from conducting legal research and drafting legal memoranda to preparing commercial documents and pleadings used in litigation. Summer associates also have the opportunity to attend depositions, court appearances, appellate arguments, client meetings, drafting sessions, conference calls and transactional closings. In addition, summer associates participate in firm meetings and in-house training sessions. Each summer associate is given feedback on every project completed during the summer. In addition, three individual evaluations are conducted by recruiting committee and evaluation committee members throughout the summer to discuss each summer associate’s progress.
If you are a law student at the University of Minnesota Law School, Mitchell Hamline School of Law, University of St. Thomas School of Law, University of Wisconsin Law School, University of Iowa College of Law, or Notre Dame Law School, please do not submit your application here. Briggs and Morgan will be participating in the On Campus Interview process at your law school. Instead, please select Briggs and Morgan during the bidding process at your particular school. Briggs will also be conducting interviews at the Minnesota Minority Recruitment Conference and at the Cook County Bar Association Minority Job Fair.
If you attend a law school that is not listed above, please submit a resume (in Microsoft Word format), cover letter, law school transcript, undergraduate transcript and writing sample by following this link:
Applications received on or before July 31, 2017 will be considered on a rolling basis.
Questions should be directed to:
Director of Recruiting and Diversity
Briggs and Morgan, P.A.
2200 IDS Center
80 South 8th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Phone: (612) 977-8925
Pro Bono Law Clerk
Briggs and Morgan is seeking a Pro Bono Law Clerk for the 2017-2018 school year. The law clerk will assist attorneys with a variety of pro bono matters on a project-by-project basis. In the past, areas of law have included Domestic Abuse, Housing, Immigration, Disability, Nonprofit, and Tax. For more information about the Pro Bono program, please see http://www.briggs.com/about-probono.html.
This is a volunteer part-time position (approximately 10 hours per week), and candidates must be law students in the 2017-2018 academic year. The position will begin around September 1, 2017, and continue for the duration of the 2017-2018 academic year. This is a competitive position. Resume and cover letter (in Word), which states your volunteer experience, as well as unofficial undergraduate and law school transcripts, are required. Applications will be reviewed as received. Please address any questions to the staff attorney at your school.
Please submit a resume, cover letter which states your volunteer experience, unofficial undergraduate and law school transcripts online using this link: https://recruit.briggs.com/viRecruitSelfApply/ReDefault.aspx?FilterREID=2&FilterJobCategoryID=13&FilterJobID=38
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