UNITED STATES ATTORNEY’S OFFICE
DISTRICT OF MAINE
100 Middle Street
Portland, ME 04101
Kathy McLeod, Paralegal Specialist
The Office of the United States Attorney for the District of Maine is responsible for the
prosecution of all federal crimes in the State of Maine. The Office also represents the United
States and its departments and agencies in civil proceedings filed in federal court. Volunteer
interns assist in the prosecution and defense of both criminal and civil cases in the District
Court and the Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit.
Resume, transcript, legal writing sample, dates when available, and
telephone number(s) where student can be reached both during the day
and in the evening
First-year (second semester) and second-year law students. Must be a
U.S. Citizen. Will be subject to a background investigation due to the
sensitive nature of the work performed by the U.S. Attorney’s Office.
Summer of 2006: February 15, 2006
For any other time of the year, open until filled
8 – 10 weeks (20 hours per week minimum)
Volunteer (without compensation) or work-study credit
Interns can expect to research and write motions in pending cases; to
research legal issues for indictments and investigations; to assemble
exhibits for trial; to observe hearings and trials on which they are
working or in which they are interested.