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With more than 500 lawyers and 1,000 employees overall, the Los Angeles City Attorney's Office is among the largest government legal offices in the country. it It is the third-largest government law office in California, following the Attorney General’s Office and the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office.
The City Attorney is the chief prosecutor for the City of Los Angeles with jurisdiction to prosecute all misdemeanor criminal offenses and infractions. He is also the chief legal advisor and general counsel to the Mayor and the City Council, as well as all boards, departments, and officers in the City of Los Angeles.
As the City’s General Counsel, the City Attorney provides advice and opinions on matters of municipal concern, drafts contracts and ordinances and approves them as to form and legality, and is frequently called upon to interpret the City Charter, federal and state statutes, and other laws that govern Los Angeles. In addition, the City Attorney litigates all civil actions on behalf of the City and represents the City, its boards and officers in all civil trials and legal proceedings in local, state, and federal court.
The Office consists of two core legal divisions: The Civil Division and The Criminal Division.
The City Attorney’s office is looking for undergraduate interns, especially those interested in pursuing a career in law.
Send a resume and cover letter
To Dianna Madrazo at email@example.com. Please also include what field of law you would like to learn more about and when you are available.
Contact person: Dianna Madrazo
Phone Number: 213-978-7160