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ID #377
TypeChild Welfare
Agency name line 1Office of NJ Attorney General
Agency name line 2Div of Children & Families
Address line 14 Echelon Plaza
Address line 2201 Laurel Road, 3rd Floor
DutiesReviewing and digesting evidence and testimony offered and admitted at Family Court proceedings and/or trials which are the subject of appeals filed in the Superior Court of NJ, Appellate Div. Students will prepare draft briefs under the supervision of the section chief and with the assistance of the Deputy Attorney Genral who handled the Family court proceedings at issue.
Agency descriptionThe Deputy Attorneys General housed in the Voorhees office represent the Divison of Youth & Family Services in protective services and termination of parental rights litigation in the Family Courts in Camden, Burlington, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, Salem and Atlantic counties. These deputies also handle any appeals filed in these matters. At present, the section, which comprises 26 Deputy Attorneys General, is handling approximately 25 Appellate Div appeals and several appeals pending in the Supreme Court of NJ. We anticipate this number of appeals will continue. [Need to email both Giselle.hernandez@dol.lps.state.nj.us and philip.espinosa@dol.lps.state.nj.us]
Time requirementsNo specific requirment.
Position requirementsSuperior writing skills; B average or higher in Legal Research and Writing; strong interest in appellate and/or family law issues. YOU MUST FILL OUT THE APPLICATION FOUND ON THE ATTORNEY GENERAL WEBSITE HERE: http://www.nj.gov/oag/law/pdf/intern-app-law-fillable-v9.28.09.pdf DO NOT SUBMIT THE APPLICATION TO THE NAMES AS NOTED ON THE APPLICATION INSTEAD SUBMIT THE COMPLETED APPLICATION ALONG WITH YOUR RESUME, WRITING SAMPLE & UNOFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT TO PROFESSOR GOTTHELF FOR DIRECT SUBMISSION.
Writing sample requiredYES
Number of students requested3
Supervisor first nameNancy
Supervisor last nameAndre
Supervisor titleAsst Sectiion Chief
Contact first namePhilip
Contact last nameEspinosa
Contact title line #1Deputy Attorney General
Contact phone #609-292-8036
Skill creditsNO

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