Volunteer Criminal Prosecutor
This position is for attorneys who are interested in unpaid, temporary positions that offer a valuable opportunity to gain courtroom experience, including trying misdemeanor jury trials. Successful applicants will handle a variety of motions, try misdemeanor jury trials and conduct legal research. These positions are full-time positions that require a minimum commitment of six months and may continue for up to one year. Successful applicants may not engage in the practice of law outside of the office during their uncompensated term.
Applicants must be a current, active member of the California State Bar and possess a J.D. degree from a law school approved by the American Bar Association. Successful applicants must pass a criminal background check. Only applicants with outstanding academic records and superior speaking and writing skills will be considered. Applicants invited to interview will be required to submit a writing sample.
Please submit a cover letter, resume and copy of your law school transcript by e-mail or U.S. Mail. We will contact you if we believe an interview is appropriate or if further information is required. No telephone calls please.
Mark Skeels, Chief Deputy City Attorney
1200 Third Avenue, Suite 700
San Diego, CA 92101