2017 2L SUMMER ASSOCIATE POSITION
Briggs and Morgan is seeking 2L applicants for its 2017 summer associate class. Law students who will have completed their second year of law school before the summer of 2017 are
eligible to apply.
THE SUMMER ASSOCIATE PROGRAM
Our ten-week summer associate program generally starts at the end of May and concludes the first week of August. During the 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
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, Northwestern University School of Law or University of Wisconsin 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.
If you are a law student at Washington University in St. Louis Law School, the University of Iowa College of Law or the University of Michigan Law School, please do not submit your application here. Briggs and Morgan is participating in a resume collection at your law school. Please contact your law school career services representative to submit your resume through the
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 when applying here.
Applications received on or before August 12, 2016 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
“At Briggs we believe that a law firm is defined by its people. The summer associate program is a perfect opportunity to work with a lot of great people and experience private practice in an environment where collaboration, mentoring, and opportunity are actively promoted.”
- Jon Schmidt, Shareholder and Recruiting Committee Co-Chair
Briggs aggressively pursues law students who are bright, motivated, mature and confident. Our recruitment efforts are managed by a Recruiting Committee, consisting of both shareholders and associates, and our Director of Recruiting and Diversity.