DUTIES: Interns assist with support staff duties and may also assist with the attorneys' criminal cases, which range in seriousness from misdemeanor theft to homicide. Responsibilities include: answering telephones, data entry, conducting intake, filing motions and legal memoranda, participating in case planning and preparation for trial/hearings/sentencing, and witness coordination. Interns may also assist attorneys at court hearings and trial in their assigned cases.
*The OPD accepts volunteer applications for all semesters and for the summer*
TO APPLY: Students should visit the OPD website and complete the Application Form for volunteer college/law students found under the tabs for "Employment", "Law Clerk & Legal Internship Positions" and "College/Law School Volunteer Application". Please fax (410-333-8496) or mail the application, along with a current resume and cover letter to:
State of Maryland, Office of the Public Defender
6 Saint Paul Street, Suite 1400
Baltimore, Maryland 21202