Paid Civil Rights Summer Internship (rising law students or recent grads apply now)

If you are a Denver Law student or a recent graduate interested in civil rights law and seeking a summer opportunity, consider this paid PT summer opportunity with a civil rights firm based here in Denver.  Applications will be accepted through Friday, June 16, but apply ASAP if you are interested!


Position Type:  Summer/Part-Time

Title: Summer Intern

Employer: Civil Rights Litigation Group (Denver, CO)


Small civil rights law firm seeks rising 2L, 3L, or recent grad with an avid interest in civil rights litigation for summer internship. Student must possess excellent research/writing skills, detail orientation, and demonstrable commitment to civil rights issues such as rectifying police misconduct and/or prisoner abuse. Preference will go to candidates who have taken a civil rights course, federal litigation course, and/or civil rights clinic. The student chosen should be able to work three days a week in the office and possibly some additional time from home. Student duties will include researching, drafting pleadings, and assisting during hearings and trial.

Firm will pay between $4,000-$5,000 (total, depending on experience) for the summer and may have additional opportunities for pay-per-job with other lawyers that share the office. Starting date will follow shortly after selection. Applications will be evaluated on a first-come, first-serve basis. Position will remain open until filled.

Our docket is comprised of approximately 85-90% Section 1983 cases and 10-15% employment discrimination cases.

CDO ID #14946

Desired Class Level(s)
1L, 1LE, 2L, 2LE, 3L, 3LE, 4LE
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