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Procopio Announces Opening for a Native American Law Intern, Summer 2012


San Diego, CA Procopio has a long standing tradition of providing growth opportunities to the community it serves. With our Native American Law Internship Program, we extend this tradition specifically to the Native American Community interested in entering the legal field.

The Native American Law Internship provides an opportunity for a Native American Law Student, or Law Student emphasizing Native American Law, the opportunity to gain hands-on experience dealing with everyday legal issues facing the Native American Community. The intern will be exposed to matters that deal with specific Indian law related legal practice matters and other legal problems, which do not raise inter-tribal or intra-tribal issues. The intern will assist in legal research on various Native American matters for Tribal Clients and pro bono matters affecting Indian country, while gaining experience working in a law firm. Projects may include the development of programs for Tribes that they can use in their governmental operations, including Tribal Histories, Program Audits and development, employment manual audits, strategies for cultural resource protection and legislative and rulemaking review and analysis. There will be a single annual internship position, which will typically last 8 to 10 weeks during the summer months (timing is flexible). Internships are paid a stipend of $700 per week.

Applications should include a short cover letter expressing applicant’s interest in Native American Law, along with a brief resume and Law School transcript. Applications are accepted through March 31st of each year, and are submitted to the Firm attention Ted Griswold (ted.griswold@procopio.com). The internship is scheduled to begin after June 15, 2012.

About Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP

With more than 110 attorneys in San Diego and Carlsbad, Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP is one of the largest full-service business law firms in Southern California. We are a local law firm with a global network that gives us the ability to serve our clients’ interests throughout the world. Procopio is dedicated to understanding the businesses and industries of our clients and collaborating with them to develop tailored strategies. We advise companies at every stage in the corporate life cycle, helping them to plan, finance and operate their businesses. Since 1946, our success has been derived from our commitment to our clients and our ability to maximize the value we provide to them. Our goal is to continue building long-term relationships with our clients through a steady, team-oriented approach. For additional information, please visit www.procopio.com.