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2018 Twin Cities Diversity in Practice 1L Summer Rotation Clerkship

Briggs and Morgan is currently seeking 1L applicants for the 2018 Twin Cities Diversity in Practice 1L Summer Rotation Clerkship. The purpose of the clerkship is to connect Diversity in Practice’s “first-class corporate and law firm members with talented 1L students of color.” Eligible applicants will have completed their first year of law school before the summer of 2018.

The clerk will work as a summer associate at Briggs and Morgan for ten weeks beginning in late May. In addition to receiving projects at the firm like other summer associates, the clerk’s experience also includes a rotation working at the in-house corporate legal department of Xcel Energy, the firm’s Diversity in Practice corporate partner. 

Click here to submit your application. Please submit a resume, cover letter, undergraduate transcript, law school transcript and writing sample. If your law school grades are not yet available, please submit them online as soon as they become available.

Your cover letter must reference the “Twin Cities Diversity in Practice Summer Rotation Clerkship” and explain the following:

  • Why are you interested in the Twin Cities legal market?
  • What do you hope to gain from a summer split between a law firm and corporate legal department?

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis, so there is an advantage to applying early and to updating us as your grades become available.

If you are having technical difficulties, please email attorney-recruiting@briggs.com.

Applications received after January 16, 2018 will not be considered.


2018 SUMMER ASSOCIATE POSITION

Briggs and Morgan is seeking 1L applicants for its 2018 summer associate program. Law students who will have completed their first year of law school before summer of 2018 are eligible to apply.

Our 10-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 associate’s progress.

Click here to submit your application. Please submit a resume, cover letter, undergraduate transcript, law school transcript and writing sample. If your law school grades are not yet available, please submit them online as soon as they become available.

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis, so there is an advantage to applying early and to updating us as your grades become available.

If you are having technical difficulties, please email attorney-recruiting@briggs.com

Applications received after January 16, 2018 will not be considered.