San Bernardino – Civil Law Student Intern

Closing on: Jul 31, 2024

About The Company
San Bernardino County is located in the heart of Southern California, home to over 2 million residents, encompassing 20,160 square miles from the Nevada State line and the Colorado River to the LA County line. This gives San Bernardino County a diverse climate and geography, from mountains as high as 11,502 feet, to the desert as low as 181 feet, and beautiful valleys in between. Pristine lakes and rivers, snow-capped mountain resorts, flowering deserts, and many other family-oriented recreational attractions take advantage of the natural assets of the area, most within an hour’s drive. Families enjoy affordable housing, excellent schools, colleges and universities, and easy access to airports, hospitals, libraries, and parks. The County provides a safe, clean and healthy environment for residents. A variety of shopping and business opportunities abound, in this, the largest County in the contiguous United States.

Job Description/Duties
Learn How We Represent San Bernardino County

San Bernardino County Counsel office is looking for a Civil Law Student Intern who wants to learn how to serve as the County’s legal advisor. This intern will learn how to provide legal advice on civil matters and how County Counsel defend and prosecute actions on behalf of the County.

The Intern Will Also Learn How Our Deputy County Counsel:

Confer and advise assigned County agencies, departments, boards, commissions, and various special and school districts on legal matters.
Prepare written opinions and render informal opinions on legal questions.
Research and draft ordinances, contracts, agreements, resolutions, and other legal documents; review the same for legality.
About The Department

County Counsel serves and protects the county, its treasury, and its governing body, by providing timely and accurate legal services and aggressively representing the county in litigation. Legal services shall be performed while maintaining the highest professional and ethical standards while fostering high morale and productivity in the workplace through collaborative efforts dedicated to continuous improvement.


Background: Applicants selected for these positions must pass a background investigation, drug test, verification of employment history and education.

Sponsorship: Please note San Bernardino County is not able to consider candidates who will require visa sponsorship at the time of application or in the future.

Job Criteria
Minimum Requirements:

Must have completed one (1) or more years in law school or a recent graduate.
Transcripts must be submitted with your application to be considered.

Selection Process:

Application Procedure: Please complete and submit the online employment application as soon as possible before this opportunity is filled. Applications and Resumes will be sent to the department for selection.

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Salary Range/Hourly Rate
$33,280.00 – $52,000.00 Annually

Other Benefits and Perks
This position is an extra help position and is not eligible for benefits through the County of San Bernardino.

Job Category: Legal
Job Type: Part Time
Job Location: San Bernardino