Air Force JAG – apply now for a Fall 2017 externship

CDO notes: First, the Air Force JAG Corps will be here conducting Informational interviews on Monday, August 14th from 1-5pm in study room #225 for any Denver Law student who is curious about pursuing a JAG Corps position.   Second, if you are interested in Air Force JAG, consider that USAF JAG Externships are available as Semester-in-Practice (SiP) opportunities through the Denver Law Legal Externships Office, allowing Denver Law students to seek semester-long externships at any Air Force Base hosting a JAG office, even one far from DU.   The CDO encourages any interested students to apply for a fall 2017 externship by following the “how to apply” instructions below.  See CDO Public Service Consultant John McKee with any questions: • 1-800-JAG-USAF •

AIR FORCE JAG CORPS – 2017 Fall Externship

The Air Force Judge Advocate General‘s Corps is currently seeking applications for our 2017 fall unpaid externship program at participating Air Force installations across the country. The Air Force JAG Corps provides full-spectrum legal advice to military commanders. As an extern, you will gain hands-on experience in diverse areas of legal practice while learning more about the Air Force and the JAG Corps. Our program is an excellent way to gain exposure to substantive legal work while serving alongside active duty Air Force Judge Advocates. Positions are available for full-time or part-time work for 14-16 weeks during the 2017 fall semester.Description of Duties:

As an extern, you will work under attorney supervision in numerous practice areas of the
JAG Corps including, but not limited to:
 Preparing criminal and civil cases by conducting legal research, writing briefs and
opinions, conducting investigations and interviewing witnesses
 Assisting attorneys who counsel and represent Airmen, their family members and
retirees in personal legal matters in areas such as family law, estate planning,
landlord-tenant law, tax, bankruptcy, immigration and naturalization law, and
military administrative law
 Supporting attorneys in other areas, such as federal tort claims, government
procurement law, employment law, international law, environmental law and
operational law


 U.S. Citizen (birth or naturalization)
 Attending an ABA approved law school
 Able to obtain law school permission for your externship (credit is authorized)
 Work part-time (8+hrs) or full-time (for up to 40 hrs) a week, for 14-16 weeks
Other Significant Facts
 Externships are unpaid positions
 Externs must pay for their travel to and from the job location and be able to secure
housing. No housing allowance will be provided.
 Candidates must undergo a background investigation to determine suitability for
 Selection for this position is contingent upon proof of U.S. citizenship.
 We will not accept late submissions • 1-800-JAG-USAF •

Geographic Preference
*** All Nationwide ***
Practice Area(s)
Desired Class Level(s)
2L, 2LE, 3L, 3LE, 4LE
Compensation Type
Externship for Credit – (Must be pre-approved by the Legal Externship Office)
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