Law Student Interns

If you attend a local law school, please check job/internship postings through your career services department. All internships are unpaid volunteer positions, for which some law schools may offer academic credit.

If you are outside of San Diego and are interested in a volunteer internship, please send a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and transcript as follows:

Criminal and Community Justice Division
Legal Intern Coordinator
Michael Giorgino, Chief Deputy City Attorney
Criminal Division
Civil Legal Intern Coordinators
Charles Bell, Deputy City Attorney
Kenneth So, Deputy City Attorney
Civil Division

The Civil Division offers highly immersive and interactive internships, for students and volunteer attorneys, that provide opportunities to handle both litigation and transactional-related assignments. Please click the following link for more information: PDF icon Civil Internship Program Fact and Information Sheet. If you are interested in applying, please submit your application material via email to: [email protected].

In the Criminal and Community Justice Divisions, law student interns will be assigned to a specific Unit and work exclusively with that Unit. Legal interns also participate in office training sessions, including practice groups on specific legal topics. All work is completed under the direct supervision of a Deputy City Attorney.

Please submit your questions via email for Criminal or Community Justice Division internship to:

Michael Giorgino, Chief Deputy City Attorney
1200 Third Avenue, Suite 700
San Diego, CA 92101
[email protected]

Please send your Criminal or Community Justice Division application materials to Legal Secretary Alina Taylor via email at [email protected].