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State & Local Government Career Resources - State-by-State List

In addition to PSJD's resources on federal government opportunities, NALP has created a state-by-state list of useful ways to begin research on internships and jobs in state and local governments. Here you will find links to information about many different employers: in Attorney Generals’ offices, Public Defender offices, and agencies focused on such issues as the environment, health and tax. We hope this resource, which has been compiled through the efforts of many NALP members, will be of use to both students and law school counselors. If you have any suggestions on how to improve this site, please email dlmiller@law.illinois.edu. Asterisks indicate that the website includes job postings, as opposed to being strictly informational.

 

States

Alabama

*Alabama state job postings.

*Alabama Attorney General’s Office: Contains information about attorney positions and summer law clerk opportunities.  

Alabama State Government: The official site for all government information and agencies and links to

Alabama State Bar: Classified section, as well as a membership directory and other public resources.

*Montgomery County, Alabama District Attorney’s Office: Employment and internship information, as well as information about its summer law clerk program.

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Alaska


*Workplace Alaska: Official website for state employment. 

*Attorney General's Office: Posts notices of available positions at the Attorney General's Office as well as at District Attorneys’ offices throughout Alaska.

State Legislature: The official website for Alaska's state legislature.

*Anchorage School District: Lists employment opportunities at the Anchorage School District.

*City of Fairbanks:Lists available job openings in the city of Fairbanks.

*Mat-Su Borough School District:Lists employment opportunities at the Mat-Su Borough School District.
 
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Arizona

 
*Arizona State Jobs: Official website for Arizona state employment.

*Arizona Public Defender Association: Lists public defender job openings from offices across Arizona 

*Phoenix Attorney General's Office: Provides employment opportunities for the Phoenix Attorney General's Office.

*Maricopa County Attorney’s Office: Lists permanent and volunteer employment opportunities.

Maricopa County Public Defender’s Office:
The official website for the Public Defender's office for Maricopa County

Maricopa County Office of the Legal Defender: Created in 1995 to provide the county an alternate indigent defense office.

Maricopa County (Phoenix), Arizona Superior Court in Maricopa County: Job opportunities

*Pima County (Tucson), Arizona Superior Court in Pima County: Job opportunities 

Pima County Attorney’s Office: Click on “Employment.”

*City of Tucson: Job opportunities
 
*State Legislature: Career and internship opportunities on the links labeled "Career Opportunities" and "Internship Opportunities" on the left sidebar at the bottom of the page.

*Phoenix, Maricopa County Assessor: Job openings.
 
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Arkansas

*Arkansas State Jobs: Search engine for Arkansas government jobs.

*Arkansas Attorney General Employment: Employment opportunities are listed in this section, including information about the internship law clerk programs.

*Arkansas Judiciary Employment:
 Lists current Arkansas Judiciary job openings.

Arkansas Bureau of Legislative Research: The Bureau of Legislative Research serves all 100 members of the House of Representatives and all 35 members of the Senate on a nonpartisan and impartial basis.

Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality: This department's mission is to protect air, water, and land from pollution threats, and its regulatory divisions include Air, Water, Solid Waste, Hazardous Waste, Regulated Storage Tanks and Mining.

Arkansas Department of Finance & Administration, Office of Revenue Legal Counsel: The Office of Revenue Legal Counsel provides legal representation to the Director and Commissioner in matters concerning tax administration, motor vehicle licensing and registration, driver´s license issuance and revocation.

Arkansas Department of Human Services, Office of Chief Counsel:The Office of Chief Counsel includes five sections which provide legal, investigative, and hearing services to the Human Services Department: Appeals and Hearings, County Legal Operations, Employment Relations, General Counsel Section, and Management Assistance.

Arkansas Public Service Commission: The Commission regulates the intrastate rates and services of the public utilities in Arkansas.

Arkansas Municipal League: The Arkansas Municipal League was founded to act as the official representative of Arkansas municipalities for the state and federal governments and provide a clearinghouse and forum for discussion.

Arkansas' City & County Government Information: Local government information arranged by county.
 
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California

*California State Personnel Board:  Includes vacancy announcements for all state employment.
 
Chula Vista City Attorney's Office.

*Los Angeles City Attorney's Office: Lists career and intern positions available at the Los Angeles City Attorney's Office.

*Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office: Career opportunities page. 

*Los Angeles County Public Defender: Information on both permanent and internship opportunities.

Los Angeles Superior Court: Links to permanent and volunteer opportunities on the left side of the homepage.

*Sweetwater Union High School DistrictProvides employment opportunities by clicking on the link labeled "Employment" on the upper bar.

*Poway Unified School District: Provides job opportunities on the upper link labeled "Jobs".

*Attorney General's Office: Provides career opportunities on the uppper link labeled "Careers".

*San Diego Police Department: provides information on job opportunities.

*San Diego Child Welfare Services: Job opportunities on the upper link labeled "Jobs".

San Diego City Attorney's Office.

*San Diego Public Defender: Links for permanent employment and internship opportunities.

San Diego County District Attorney.

*San Diego Unified School District: Provides employment opportunities under the upper drop-down link labeled "Employment".

San Diego Treasurer-Tax Collector.

*San Francisco City Attorney's Office: Provides internship programs.

San Francisco District Attorney: Click on the Contact Us tab for employment and volunteer opportunities.
San Francisco Superior Court: Official employment website.

*San Francisco Public Defender: Describes available permanent and volunteer opportunities.

*San Francisco Unified School District: Click on the upper righthand link labeled "Job Seekers".

San Francisco, State Legislature.

*San Francisco Superior Court: Links to permanent and volunteer opportunities on the left side of the homepage.
 
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Colorado

*Colorado State Employment: Employment page.

*Department of Education: Has a link to employment opportunities under the leftbar link labeled "Jobs".

Department of State.

*Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment: Contains a link to employment opportunities.

Department of Health Care Policy and Financing.

Department of Regulatory Agencies.

Department of Local Affairs.

Department of Revenue.

Department of Law.

*Denver County Prosecutor & PD: Lists current job openings.

City of Denver.

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Connecticut

*Jobs with the State- Human Resources site: Includes listings for specific jobs and links to jobs with particular state agencies.

*Connecticut Office of the Attorney General: Assistant Attorney General positions are available under "Employment" on the sidebar.

*State Agency Jobs Sites: Lists of all Connecticut agencies with direct links to job openings.

Connecticut Municipal Job Bank.
 
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Delaware

*State of Delaware: Lists job openings with the State of Delaware.

*Delaware Attorney General's Office: Lists job openings within the Delaware Attorney General's Office.

*Delaware State Courts: Lists career opportunities with the Delaware State Courts.

*Delaware Department of Justice: Student summer law clerk program.

*Delaware Department of Justice: Brochure with details on career possibilities with the Delaware Department of Justice.

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District of Columbia

*DC Department of Human Resources: Job listings for a variety of agencies.

*DC Office of the Attorney General: Summer Associate and Internship program. The Office also offers a Pro Bono Program.

*DC Department of Human Resources: Internship listings for a variety of agencies.

*DC Office of Police: Provides a Complaints Internship Program.

*DC Capital City Fellows Program (post-graduate program): The City Fellows Program (CCFP) is designed to attract recent graduates of master's degree programs in public administration, public policy, urban planning and related fields, including law.

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Florida

*Florida State Employment.

*State of Florida Attorney General’s Office: Provides internship information and application forms, as well as a listing of statewide jobs in its various branch offices.

*Office of the State Attorney, Fourth Judicial Circuit of Florida (includes Jacksonville): Internship and employment information, including details about the summer intern program.

*State of Florida Jobs: Searchable database for state jobs.

*Florida Public Defender Association: Links to the job announcements of all 20 state public defender's offices.

*City of Miami Attorney’s Office: Information about the legal internship and summer law clerk programs for 2Ls and 3Ls in municipal law.

*City of Miami Beach Attorney’s Office: Represents and provides legal advice to the city, and the website contains employment and internship vacancy announcements.

*Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office: Employment and internship opportunities with the State Attorney’s Office.

*Miami-Dade County Attorney’s Office: Employment and internship information and includes attorney profiles (listed by practice area and law school).

*Office of the State Attorney, 17th Judicial Circuit (Broward County): Law clerk and internship information.

*City of Jacksonville, Office of General Counsel: Hires experienced attorneys.

*Hillsborough County Attorney’s Office: Links job applicants to the county government job site. Interns can apply directly to the county agency that interests them.

Other county attorney’s offices: Pinellas County Attorney’s Office; Leon County Department of Financial Services; Polk County Board of County Commissioners; City of Bonita Springs, County Attorney’s Office; Lee County Attorney’s Office; Orange County Attorney’s Office.
 
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Georgia

*Georgia State Jobs: Current job listings.

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Georgia Attorney General: Employment listings and application information for a volunteer summer internship in various divisions.

Georgia Public Defenders: Lists open positions for Georgia public defenders.

*City of Atlanta jobs: Current job openings.

*Office of the Fulton County District Attorney (includes Atlanta): Information about programs, employment, and internship opportunities.

*City of Atlanta Department of Law: Internship program and job seekers.
 
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Hawaii

*Hawaii State Jobs:  The State of Hawaii Recruiting Office site includes state job listings.

*Hawaii Attorney General Employment: The Hawaii Attorney General's Office represents and defends state agencies and officials, has prosecutorial power in criminal cases, advises on regulatory matters, and provides advice and counsel regarding legislation and legal issues to state officials.

Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs:  DCCA's major services are registration and licensing, examination for financial health and soundness, complaint processing, and consumer protection and education.

*Hawaii State Department of Health: The Health Department's mission is to protect and improve the health and environment for the people of Hawaii.

*Hawaii Judiciary Employment: Includes an overview of the Hawaii Judiciary and provides job listings.

Hawaii State Legislature.

Hawaii Department of Human Services: Strives to provide programs, services and benefits to state residents.

Hawaii Department of Budget and Finance: This department administers the State budget and public services such as the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission and the Office of the Public Defender.

*The City and County of Honolulu EmploymentListing of current job openings.

County of Hawaii: Provides general county information and current job listings.

County of Kauai: Current job listings.

County of Maui: Current job listings.
 
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Idaho


Idaho State Employment:Official website for Idaho State Employment.

Office of Attorney General: Official website for the Office of the Attorney General. The Office of the Attorney General provides legal representation to the State of Idaho. The State's chief legal officer, the Attorney General, meets his constitutional and statutory responsibilities through the efforts of eight divisions. Each division has a division chief who in turn reports directly to the Chief Deputy and the Attorney General.

*Idaho Office of Attorney General Employment: Lists job opportunities at the Idaho Office of the Attorney General.
 
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Illinois

*Work 4 Illinois: State of Illinois employment opportunities.

*Illinois Attorney General: Provides law clerk, attorney, and non-attorney positions, along with information on the benefits.

*Illinois Department of Children and Family Services, Office of Legal Services.

*Illinois Department of Human Services: Provides a variety of positions in human services. 

*Illinois Environmental Protection Agency: Provides information regarding environmental career opportunities, job listings, as well as employment counselors who can answer questions regarding relevant jobs and qualifications.

*Illinois Housing Development Authority: Provides links to job opportunities along with the contact information and an accompanying application.

*Illinois Office of the State Appellate Defender: Provides available employment listings for several offices. 

Illinois State Agencies: Links to Illinois government agencies.

*Chicago Housing Authority: Provides several career opportunities in various fields and includes an online application.

*City of Chicago Department of Law: Recruits people for two positions, a deferred attorney extern and Department of Law volunteers. 
 
*Cook County (Chicago) Jobs: Provides county jobs as well as information about county jobs, benefits, and other county hiring agencies.

*Cook County (Chicago) Judiciary.

*Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office: Provides legal, administrative, and investigative positions for hire. Cook County State's Attorney's Office is the second largest prosecutor's office in the nation, second only to Los Angeles County.
 
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Indiana

*Indiana State Job Database: Provides state employment opportunities as well as internships under "Job Seekers" in the sidebar.

*Office of the Indiana Attorney General: The office seeks clerks and lawyers in addition to other opportunities.

*Indiana Court System:Provides information for Indiana court jobs.

*Indiana Prosecuting Attorneys Council: Provides prosecuting attorney positions in different counties. The Council assists prosecuting attorneys in their duties by preparing manuals, providing legal research, conducting training seminars, and acting as a liaison with study commissions and agencies of all branches of local, state and federal government.

Indiana Prosecutor’s Offices: Links to all county prosecutor offices in the Midwest states.

*Indiana State Public Defender’s OfficeProvides employment opportunities. The agency provides post-conviction factual and legal investigation and representation at hearing and on appeal in all capital cases.

City of Indianapolis: Local government links.
 
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Iowa

*Iowa Department of Human Resources: Lists job opportunities for the state of Iowa.

*Iowa State Public Defender: Lists jobs at the Iowa State Public Defender. The State Public Defender coordinates provision of legal representation to indigent persons under arrest or charged with a crime, in juvenile cases, and on appeal in criminal and post-conviction relief cases.

Iowa State and Local Government: Provides links to Iowa offices, legislative branch, judicial branch, executive branch, boards and commissions, counties, cities, townships, villages, and more.

*Iowa Department of Public Safety:
Lists openings at the Iowa Department of Public Safety. The Department of Public Safety is the law enforcement agency for the state of Iowa.

*Iowa Workforce Development:
 Lists job openings at the Iowa Workforce Development.

*Iowa Judicial Branch
Lists career opportunities at the Iowa Judicial Branch.

*Iowa County Attorney’s Association: Lists employment opportunities.

*Polk County Iowa: Lists job openings at Polk County.

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Kansas

*Kansas State Employment: Official website for Kansas State employment.

Kansas Attorney General.

Kansas Dept of Revenue.

Kansas State Department of Health and Environment.

Kansas State legislature.

Kansas Dept of Education.

Shawnee County Prosecutor and PD
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*Wyandotte County Prosecutor and PD:
Provides employment opportunities on the upper bar link labeled "Employment".

City of Topeka
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Kentucky

*Kentucky State Jobs:  Job postings and a search engine for state job opportunities.

Kentucky Attorney General.

*Kentucky Courts: Provides job listings for Kentucky courts system.

*Kentucky Department of Public Advocacy: Kentucky's statewide public defense program.

Kentucky State Legislature.

Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Human Services, Office of Legal Services: The Office of Legal Services provides legal services for the Cabinet for Health and Family Services and the constituents it serves.

Kentucky Department for Environmental ProtectionDuty is to lead the effort to protect and enhance Kentucky's environment and has an Energy and Environment Cabinet scholarship program for Kentucky students.

Kentucky Finance and Administration Cabinet, Office of General Counsel: The Office of General Counsel provides legal advice on all issues, coordinates and reports on the work of the Office of Legal Services for Finance and Technology and the Office of Legal Services for Revenue, and serves as a legal liaison to the Governor’s legal counsel.

*Kentucky State Government Co-op/Intern ProgramFor-credit internship for Kentucky students.

*Kentucky Office of Governor Internship ProgramProvides an unpaid internship in the Office of the Governor in areas including Policy and Legislative Affairs and Legal Counsel.

Kentucky Public Service Commission: The Commission regulates over 1,500 utilities and has quasi-legislative and quasi-judicial duties and powers.

*Kentucky Cities & Towns: Links to municipality websites, some of which have job postings.

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Louisiana

*Louisiana State Employment: Search engine for employment opportunities.

*Louisiana Attorney General Employment: Provides employment opportunities for jobs including attorneys, paralegals, computer personnel, clerks, investigators, legal secretaries, secretaries, student workers, law clerks, etc.

*Louisiana Courts Employment: Contains Louisiana judiciary information, including instructions on applying to judicial clerkship opportunities.

Louisiana Cities & Parishes: Provides local government information and websites and links to several job banks.

Louisiana Legislature.

*Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality EmploymentProvides instructions for applying for Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality employment.

Louisiana Mental Health Advocacy Service: This service has six regional offices staffed by attorneys and provides free legal services under Louisiana's Mental Health Law for indigent patients who are hospitalized due to mental illness or substance abuse. Also protects patients' rights and provides information on the Mental Health Law to consumers, hospitals, and the public.

Louisiana Tax Commission: Mission is to serve Louisiana taxpayers fairly and with integrity by administering property tax laws.

Louisiana Public Service Commission: The Commission is an independent regulatory agency dedicated to servicing the public by assuring safe, reliable, and reasonably priced services for the public utilities and motor carriers.
 
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Maine

*Maine State Employment: Official website for Maine State employment.

*State of Maine Office of the Attorney General: Offers summer internships in its office in Augusta, Maine.

*Compilation of Maine Jobs:
Includes links to postings for public sector, private sector, state, agency, and municipal jobs. Another page has Maine government jobs.

*Maine Bureau of Human Resources.

*Jobs with the University of Maine: Provides employment at several University of Maine locations. Simply click on one of the locations provided and you will be forwarded to a site with career opportunities.

*Municipal Job Listings (includes NH jobs)Provides a myriad of diverse municipal career opportunities.
 
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Maryland

*State of Maryland Jobs: Lists state employment openings.

*Maryland Attorney GeneralThe Attorney General's office lists all current openings, and has a RSS feed you can subscribe to in order to get updates.

*Maryland Attorney General: Links to the Maryland Attorney General’s Associates Program, which offers recent law school graduates the opportunity to experience state government work.

*Maryland Attorney General: Links to law clerk internships with the Maryland Attorney General’s Office.

*Maryland Attorney General: Lists volunteer opportunities and internships in the Consumer Protection Division.

Maryland General Assembly: Contains contact information for legislators and committees that hire interns and staff.

*Maryland Department of Legislative Services: This agency provides nonpartisan services for the Maryland legislature and hires interns as well as attorneys and other positions.

*Maryland Office of the Public DefenderThis office has numerous offices throughout the state and a legal intern program.

*Maryland Judiciary: Lists positions with the Maryland Judiciary.

*City of BaltimoreLists employment opportunities with the city of Baltimore.

Baltimore City Law Department: The City Solicitor is the legal adviser and representative of the city and its departments and other authorities, and it has a legal internship program and has occasional openings for attorneys. See also additional information on applying to work as an attorney in the office of the mayor or city council of Baltimore.

Baltimore City Mayor’s Fellowship.

Office of the State’s Attorney for Baltimore County: Hiring for interns.

Baltimore County Office of Law.

Prince George’s County Office of Law: The Office hires interns.

Maryland State’s Attorneys’ Association: Provides links to each of the 24 county’s state’s attorney’s office.

*Office of the State's Attorney for Baltimore: Lists the Office of the State’s Attorney for Baltimore city job postings.

*Baltimore County: Lists job openings and information on applying for positions with Baltimore County.

*Calvert County:Links to employment information for Calvert County.

*Frederick County Government:Lists job openings with the Frederick County government.

*Harford County Government: Links to information about applying for a job.

*Montgomery County State's Attorney's Office: Provides information on attorney and staff positions.

*Montgomery County State's Attorney's Office: Lists internships for law students.

*Anne Arundel County State's Attorney's Office: Lists volunteer opportunities and job postings.

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Massachusetts

*Massachusetts State Employment: Official website for Massachusetts State employment.

*Massachusetts Office of the Attorney General: Has legal internship positions and a post-grad Honors program

*Public Sector Jobs within the Commonwealth: Search by region, by specific city or town, and by agency or type of position.

*Massachusetts Municipal Job Listings: Lists municipal jobs.

*Law Department of the City of Boston: Hires law student interns throughout the year

*City of Boston Job Site: Jobs with the City of Boston.

*Links to Other Boston AgenciesLinks to additional career sites and other public agencies in the Boston area.

*City of Cambridge (Metro Boston): Current Cambridge job listings.

*City of Somerville (Metro Boston): Current Somerville job listings.

*Town of Brookline (Metro Boston): Current Brookline job listings.

*City of Springfield: Current Springfield job listings.

*City of Worcester: Current Worcester job listings.

*City of Brockton: Current Brockton job listings.
 
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Michigan

*Michigan Attorney General: Provides jobs for the Michigan Attorney General including Attorney General Investigator, Departmental Analyst, Departmental Technician, Legal Assistant, Paralegal, and Word Processing Assistant.

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City of Detroit: Includes general information regarding benefits, the hiring process, etc. Such information, along with job listings, can be accessed on the left sidebar.

*Michigan Civil Service Commission, state job postings: Search jobs by clicking on the necessary links provided on the left sidebar under "Employment Information".

*Michigan Department of Community Health: Provides Department of Community Health jobs. Just click on the picture link labeled "Job Openings". Michigan's Department of Community Health provides mental health care to families, support for substance abuse and addiction, and operate the state's psychiatric hospitals.

*Michigan Department of Natural Resources and Environment (DNRE)Provides positions to the DEQ as well as student assistant positions. The DNRE’s mission is to conserve, manage, protect and promote Michigan’s environmental, natural resource and related economic interests for current and future generations.

*Michigan Department of Human Services: Click on "Check out current openings now" to find careers in human services. 

*Michigan Department of Military and Veterans AffairsIncludes both federal and state job openings.

*Michigan Department of Transportation: Includes links for Michigan Department of Transportation job openings.

*Prosecuting Attorneys Association of Michigan: Provides job listings. PAAM keeps the prosecuting attorneys of the state informed of all changes in legislation, law, and matters pertaining to their office through the department of attorney general of the state of Michigan.

*University of Michigan, Center for Local, State and Urban Policy: List of Michigan state government links.
 
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Minnesota

*State of Minnesota Employment: Official employment page for the State of Minnesota.

Office of the Minnesota Attorney General.

*Office of the Minnesota Attorney General Job Listings: Lists job postings for Assistant Attorney Generals with Minnesota's OAG

Minneapolis City.

Minneapolis City Attorney's Office.

*Minneapolis City Employment: Lists job postings for city jobs.

District Attorney's Office (Hennepin County).

*Minneapolis, District Attorney's Office: Lists job postings.
 
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Mississippi

*Mississippi State Employment: Official website for Mississippi State employment.

Mississippi Office of Capital Defense Counsel: Provides representation to indigent persons charged with death penalty eligible offenses in the state courts of Mississippi at the trial level and on direct appeal where the death penalty has been imposed.

Mississippi JudiciaryContains employment opportunities.

Mississippi Department of Environmental QualityThe Department if responsible for protecting the state's air, land, and water and includes the Office of Pollution Control, Office of Land and Water Resources, Office of Geology, and Office of Administrative Services.

Mississippi State Legislature.

*Mississippi State Tax CommissionLists career opportunities at the Mississippi State Tax Commission.

*Mississippi State Department of HealthThe Department's purview includes a variety of services and programs, regulation and licensure, emergency preparedness, and vital records and statistics and links to state employment sites.

*Mississippi Local GovernmentsLinks to various job banks and personnel information.
 
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Missouri


*Missouri State Job Database: Provides several employment search resources.

*Missouri Office of the Attorney General: Lists available attorney and support staff positions.

*Missouri State Public Defender: Links to full- and part-time opportunities after scrolling down the page. The Missouri State Public Defender System (MSPD) provides legal representation to all indigent citizens accused of or convicted of crimes in Missouri at the levels of the State Trial Court, Appellate Court, Missouri Supreme Court, and United States Supreme Court.

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Missouri Office of Administration: Scroll down to find the job listings, searchable by category.

Missouri prosecutor’s offices: Links to all county prosecutor offices

*Missouri’s Public Service CommissionScroll down to see current job openings. The Missouri Public Service Commission regulates investor-owned electric, steam, natural gas, water and sewer and telephone companies.
 
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Montana

*Montana State Government: Lists state employment opportunities.

Montana Attorney General's office.
 
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Nebraska

*State of Nebraska: Lists jobs and internships for numerous agencies

*Nebraska Attorney General:  Lists jobs and internships.

*Nebraska Judicial Branch: Links to every court in Nebraska with job listings included.

*United States Attorney’s Office: Lists jobs and internships.

*Federal Public Defender: Lists jobs and internships.

*Nebraska Legislature: Lists internship and job opportunities.

*Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services: Lists jobs and internships.

*Environmental Protection Agency: Lists job postings for the regional office.

Nebraska's County Attorney Association:
Lists all county attorneys in Nebraska and their contact information.

*Nebraska Association of County Officials:
Lists job opportunities and the contact information of county officials in Nebraska.

Nebraska Commission on Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice.

*Federal Bureau of Investigation in Omaha, NE: Lists jobs for the local FBI office.

*City of Omaha: Lists jobs for the city of Omaha.

*City of Lincoln: Lists jobs for the city of Lincoln.

League of Nebraska Municipalities: Provides information on more than 385 municipalities in Nebraska.
 
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Nevada

*Nevada State Employment: Official website for Nevada State employment.

Nevada Office of Attorney General
.

*Nevada Office of the Attorney General Jobs: Lists jobs.

The City of Las Vegas, NV.

Las Vegas City Attorney.

*Las Vegas City Jobs: Lists Las Vegas City jobs.

Las Vegas District Attorney's Office (Clarke County): Legal branch of the local government representing the Clark County Commission and other county agencies in administrative and litigation matters. The Criminal Division of the office prosecutes all felony crimes and many misdemeanors occurring within the County.

*Las Vegas District Attorney's Office recruitment site:Lists career and internship positions.
 
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New Hampshire

*New Hampshire State Human Resources Home Page: Includes a link to current openings, including attorney openings.

*New Hampshire Attorney General’s Office: The New Hampshire Attorney General’s Office, located in Concord, New Hampshire, has a legal internship program.

Listing of NH Cities and Towns: Click on any city or town in New Hampshire for information and links to the city or town’s website.
 
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New Jersey

*New Jersey State Employment: Official website for New Jersey State employment.

*Office of the Attorney General: Provides post-graduate internships.

*Office of the Attorney General, Division of Gaming Enforcement: Offers unpaid internships in various areas of work. 

*Office of the Attorney General, Division of Law:
 Offers unpaid semester and summer internships, as well as post-graduate employment opportunities.

*Office of the Attorney General, Division of Criminal JusticeOffers unpaid summer internships for students between their second and third years of law school.

*Office of the Governor: Offers 2L and 3L internships.

City of Trenton Mayor's Office.

City of Trenton Law DepartmentProvides legal services to the City of Trenton and also prosecutes certain specialized criminal matters and offenses.

New Jersey Legislature:  Human resources page for the New Jersey Legislature.
 
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New Mexico

*New Mexico State Personnel Office: Official website for state government employment opportunities.
 
New Mexico Environmental Department.

New Mexico State Legislature.

B
ernalillo County Attorney’s Office.

City of Albuquerque.
 
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New York

 
*New York State Department of Civil Service - Employment: Lists current openings in the New York State Government, as well as openings in local governments.

*New York State Department of Civil Service - Internships: Lists legal and non-legal internships available with New York State government agencies.

*New York State Attorney General:
 Offers part time and summer opportunities for Law Students in a variety of locations and divisions around the state.

*The State of New York Executive Chamber Internship ProgramThe Executive Chamber Internship Program offers mostly unpaid (limited number of paid positions for students who show financial need) internships with the purpose of allowing students to experience real world government work.

*New York City Law Department: Offers career opportunities for experienced attorneys, graduating law students, and current law students. The Law Department is responsible for all the legal affairs of New York City.

Law Department, Office of the Corporation Counsel, City of Albany: Provides legal services to the city of Albany and prosecutes certain crimes and offenses.
 
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North Carolina

*North Carolina State Government Jobs (see Administrative and Managerial): http://www.osp.state.nc.us/jobs/  job opportunities.

North Carolina Department of Justice:
http://www.ncdoj.gov is the official North Carolina Department of Justice website.

*North Carolina State Government Internship Program: http://www.doa.state.nc.us/yaio/interns.htm provides summer internships for legal residents of North Carolina. They are offered in virtually all areas of state government, through the North Carolina Youth Advocacy and Involvement Office.
 
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North Dakota

*North Dakota State Employment: Official website for North Dakota State employment.

*North Dakota Attorney General: Official employment website.

North Dakota Judiciary: Features job posts when available.

North Dakota Association of Counties.

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Ohio


*State of Ohio Employment Opportunities: Provides several search options for Ohio state employment.

*Ohio Attorney General’s Office: Lists career opportunities.

*Ohio Department of Veterans Services: Provides information on veteran employment services.

*Ohio Environmental Protection Agency: Provides employment opportunities.

*Ohio Prosecuting Attorneys Association: Click the links on the left sidebar under "Career Opportunities". The Ohio Prosecuting Attorneys Association is a private non-profit membership organization founded in 1937 for the benefit of the 88 elected county prosecutors.

*Ohio Public Defenders: Links to several pieces of employment information as long as job listing searches. The focus of the Office of the Ohio Public Defender is on the appeals and post-trial activities of death penalty and other criminal and juvenile delinquency cases.

State of Ohio Government: Links to state government, executive branch, judiciary, legislative branch, counties and more.

*Supreme Court of Ohio and Ohio Judicial SystemIncludes links to other court jobs in Ohio.

*Franklin County (Columbus) Employment Opportunities (by Agency): Links to opportunities by agency.
 
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Oklahoma

*Oklahoma State Office of Personnel Management: Provides personnel information and lists currently available jobs for the state of Oklahoma.

*Oklahoma Attorney General Employment.

*Oklahoma Courts: Provides an overview of the Oklahoma State Court System.

Oklahoma Legislature.

*Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality Employment: Provides information on Department of Environmental Quality employment.

*Oklahoma Tax Commission Employment: Provides career opportunities at the Oklahoma Tax Commission.

*Oklahoma Department of Human Services: Includes available job posts.

Oklahoma Corporation Commission: The Commission regulates public utilities, oil and gas drilling, production and environmental protection; motor carrier, rail and pipeline transportation; and the environmental integrity of petroleum storage tank systems.

*http://www.ok.gov/OIDS/: Provides trial, appellate and post-conviction criminal defense services to persons who have been judicially determined to be entitled to legal counsel at State expense.
 
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Oregon

*Oregon State EmploymentOfficial website for Oregon State employment.

*Oregon State Attorney General:
Provides career opportunities under the upper link labeled "Careers".

*United States Attorney's Office: Offers employment opportunities under the leftbar link labeled "Employment".

*Oregon State Department of Environment Quality: Provides job opportunities under the leftbar link labeled "Jobs at DEQ".

*Oregon State Legislature: Provides employment opportunties under the upper link labeled "Employment".

City of Portland.

*Multnomah County District Attorney's Office: Offers employment opportunities under the left-hand link labeled "Employment Opportunities.

Polk County District Attorney's Office:
 Includes Polk County government employment opportunities.
 
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Pennsylvania

*Pennsylvania State Employment: Official website for Pennsylvania State employment.

Office of the Attorney General:
Provides information on open positions.

*The Unified Judicial System of Pennsylvania: Lists job openings.

*Commonwealth Workforce Development SystemProvides employers' job openings through the state’s web site.

*Pennsylvania Department of Education: Lists employment opportunities.

*Department of Public Welfare: Provides information about civil service and non-civil service employment.

*Pennsylvania State Civil Service CommissionLists available career opportunities.

*Pennsylvania Office of the General CounselProvides information about the Office and its law school recruiting program.

*Securities and Exchange Commission: Provides opportunities with the Commission, including information on their law student observers program and their summer honors program. The Philadelphia regional office includes Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, District of Columbia in its jurisdiction.

*Office of the District Attorney in Allegheny County: Job application for employment with the Office.

*Chester County Employment: Lists job openings for the County.

*Crawford County Employment: Lists employment opportunities with the County government and court system.

*Cumberland County Employment: Lists job openings with the County government and includes a list of full-time and civil service opportunities.

*Lackawanna County District Attorney's Office: Links to the Office's internship application.

*Lebanon County Employment: Links to current job openings with the County government.

*Lehigh County Employment: Lists County employment opportunities.

*Luzerne County Employment: Lists career opportunities with the County government.

*Montgomery County District Attorney's Office: Provides information on internships for law school students with the Office.

*Montgomery County District Attorney's Office: Provides information on pro bono attorney positions with the Office.

*Union County Government Employment: Lists career opportunities and employment applications for County government positions.

*Warren County Human Resources: Links to information on employment with the County government.

*Wayne County Employment:
Links to employment opportunities with County government and courts.

*Philadelphia Court System:
Provides information on job openings.

*Philadelphia's Office of Human Resources:
 provides links to job opportunities with the City.

*Philadelphia District Attorney's Office: Provides information for lawyers interested in pursuing a career in criminal prosecution.
 
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Rhode Island

*Rhode Island State Employment: Official website for Rhode Island State employment.

*Rhode Island Office of the Attorney General: Offers internship programs for law students.

*Office of the Mayor, Providence: Offers internship opportunities in a number of offices and divisions within the City.

Governor's Office.


Office of Library and Information Services, Government Information: Provides links to a number of government and public sector career resources

*Rhode Island State Government Intern Program: Provides information about summer and spring internships with the State Government. Law students may qualify to conduct litigation.

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South Carolina

*South Carolina State Government: Job search feature and online application feature; covers all state agencies, including legal jobs.

* http://www.scag.gov/: contains descriptions of various divisions, current cases, and links to the South Carolina State Government employment page.

*South Carolina Judicial Department: Home page for all state courts, with link to state government jobs.

*South Carolina Commission on Indigent Defense: Contains information about the public defender office in each of the 16 judicial circuits and includes an “available jobs” section.
 
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South Dakota

*South Dakota Bureau of Personnel: Official website for state government employment in South Dakota.

South Dakota Attorney General.

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Tennessee

*Tennessee State Department of Human Resources: Lists openings with the state government, searchable by county, salary, or occupational group.

*Tennessee State Courts:
 Lists current openings with the Courts.

*Memphis: Job search for employment with the City of Memphis.
 
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Texas

*Texas State Employment: State agency devoted to workforce development; site provides job search and employment resources.

*Texas Attorney General Employment: The Texas Attorney General's Office has a variety of divisions, including civil litigation, criminal justice, child support, legal counsel, and Office of Solicitor General. Internships also available.

*Texas Courts Employment: Lists current employment openings in the Texas Courts.

*Texas Commission on Environmental Quality Employment.

*The Texas Legislative Council: Provides bill drafting, computing, research, publishing, and document distribution services to the Texas Legislature and legislative agencies. The council also serves as an information resource for state agencies, the citizens of Texas, and others as time and resources allow.

*The Office of Consumer Credit Commissioner: Regulates the credit industry in Texas.

*Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts: Chief steward of the state’s finances, acting as tax collector, chief accountant, chief revenue estimator and chief treasurer for all of state government

*Texas Facilities CommissionOversees the state’s real estate development as owners and operators of state facilities, providing extensive real estate master planning and development strategy. Includes job posts as well as a student internship program.

*Texas Cities: Provides information on Texas cities, with a section devoted to employment and labor.

*Texas Counties: Provides information on Texas counties, with a section devoted to employment and labor.

*Dallas County District Attorney EmploymentLists assistant attorney general, investigator, and support staff positions for the second largest jurisdiction in the state of Texas.

*Dallas County Public Defender: Provides employment information and listings.

*Dallas City Attorney Employment: Among the largest municipal legal departments in the nation.

*Mayor, City of Dallas InternshipProvides information about an internship with the Dallas City Mayor

*City of Dallas Employment: Lists City of Dallas job opportunities.

*Harris County District Attorney’s Office: Legal Internship application available.

*City of Houston Legal Department Employment: Provides internship and externship programs for law students.

*Harris County TexasEmployment website for Harris County.

*Houston County Texas Employment: Liists current County employment opportunities.
 
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Utah

*Utah State Employment: Official website for Utah State employment.

Office of Attorney General
.

*Attorney General's Office Employment: Job and internship listings.

Salt Lake City, UT.

Salt Lake City City Attorney General.

*Salt Lake City Employment: Posts jobs with the City.

Salt Lake City County District Attorney's Office.
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Vermont

*State of Vermont’s Human Resources Home Page: Links to job posts and internships with the State.

State of Vermont Office of the Attorney General.

*Listing of Vermont State Agencies: Provides several state government employment opportunities alphabetically.
 
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Virginia

*Virginia State Employment: Official website for Virginia State employment.

*
Attorney General's OfficeProvides attorney opportunities at the Office.

*Attorney General’s OfficeProvides internship opportunities at the Office.

*Judicial Branch Recruitment Register: Lists State Court Jobs.

*City of Richmond Government Jobs (i.e., City Attorney positions): Lists job opportunities.
 
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Washington

*Washington State Employment: Official website for Washington State employment.

Washington State Department of Revenue.

Washington State Legislature.

Washington Labor and Industries.

Seattle Municipal Courts.

Office of the State Actuary.

Washington State Senate.

King County Prosecutor & Public Defender.

Snohomish County Prosecutor & Public Defender.

Spokane County Prosecutor & Public Defender.

*City of Olympia: Links to job opportunities with the City..
 
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West Virginia

*State Government Jobs Site: Lists job opportunities.

*Attorney General’s Office:  Note--For internships, this office focuses on hiring from the state law school. Interested students should contact the office via a written “snail­mail.” 
 
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Wisconsin

*Wisconsin State Job Database: Search engine for Wisconsin state jobs.

*State of Wisconsin Office of the Public DefenderProvides job openings in the Office of the Public Defender. The State Public Defender (SPD) is an independent state agency charged by Wisconsin Statutes Chapter 977 with providing legal representation to indigent clients in criminal and certain civil cases.

*Wisconsin Court System: Provides current openings for employment within the Court System.

*Milwaukee County District Attorney: Lists Assistant District Attorney positions, clerical positions, support staff positions, as well as internships and volunteer positions. The Milwaukee County District Attorney represents the State of Wisconsin in Milwaukee County Circuit Court, generally in connection with criminal cases.
 
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Wyoming


*Wyoming State Employment: Official website for Wyoming State employment.

Wyoming Attorney General's Office
Divisions within the Attorney General’s office include: Administration Division , Human Services Division, Civil Division, Consumer Protection Unit , Tobacco Settlement Unit, Criminal Division, Medicaid Fraud Control Unit , Tort Litigation Division, Water & Natural Resources Division, Medical Review Panel

*Wyoming Office of Attorney General Employment.

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Cities

Atlanta

*City of Atlanta jobs has current job openings.

*Office of the Fulton County District Attorney (includes Atlanta) has information about its programs, employment, and internship opportunities.

*City of Atlanta Department of Law has an internship program and a page for job seekers.
 

Baltimore

*City of Baltimore lists employment opportunities with the city of Baltimore.

Baltimore City Law Department has a legal internship program and occasional openings for attorneys, as well as information on applying to work as an attorney in the office of the mayor or city council of Baltimore.

Baltimore City Mayor’s Fellowship.

Office of the State’s Attorney for Baltimore County hires interns.

Baltimore County Office of Law.

*Office of the State's Attorney for Baltimore lists its job postings.

*Baltimore County lists job openings and information on applying for positions with the County.

Boston

*Law Department of the City of Boston consists of about 60 lawyers, paralegals and administrators and is under the sole authority of the Corporation Counsel, William F. Sinnott. The Law Department hires law student interns throughout the year

*City of Boston Job Site is a job search site for jobs with the City of Boston.

 Chicago

*Chicago Housing Authority provides several career opportunities in various fields and includes an online application.

*City of Chicago Department of Law recruits people for two positions, a deferred attorney extern and Department of Law volunteers.
 
*Cook County (Chicago) Jobs provides county jobs as well as information about county jobs, benefits, and other county hiring agencies.

*Cook County (Chicago) Judiciary is the main website for the Cook County Circuit Court. Several employment types and opportunities are available under the sidebar menu at the bottom labeled "Employment".

*Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office provides legal, administrative, and investigative positions for hire.


Dallas

*Dallas County District Attorney Employment lists assistant attorney general, investigator, and support staff positions for the second largest jurisdiction in Texas.

*Dallas County Public Defender provides employment information and listings.

*Dallas City Attorney Employment provides employment information for one of the largest municipal legal departments in the nation.

*Mayor, City of Dallas Internship provides information about an internship with the Dallas City Mayor

*City of Dallas Employment: lists job opportunities within the government of the third largest city in Texas.


Denver

*Denver County Prosecutor lists current job openings.

City of Denver is the official City website.


Detroit

*City of Detroit includes general information regarding benefits, the hiring process, and job listings, all accessible on the left sidebar.


Houston

*Harris County District Attorney’s Office has close to 300 Assistant District Attorneys. A legal Internship application is available.

*City of Houston Legal Department Employment has over 100 attorneys and provides internship and externship programs for law students.

*Harris County Texas is the employment website for Harris County.

*Houston County Texas Employment lists current Houston County employment opportunities.


Las Vegas

The City of Las Vegas, NV.

Las Vegas City Attorney.

*Las Vegas City Jobs lists Las Vegas City jobs.

Las Vegas District Attorney's Office (Clarke County) is the official website for the legal branch of the local government representing the Clark County Commission and other county agencies in administrative and litigation matters. The Criminal Division of the office prosecutes all felony crimes and many misdemeanors occurring within the County.

*Las Vegas District Attorney's Office recruitment site provides career and internship positions.


Los Angeles


*Los Angeles, Los Angeles City Attorney's Office lists career and intern positions available at the Office.


Miami

*City of Miami Attorney’s Office has information about the legal internship and summer law clerk programs for 2Ls and 3Ls in municipal law.

*City of Miami Beach Attorney’s Office contains employment and internship vacancy announcements.

*Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office contains employment and internship opportunities with the State Attorney’s Office.

*Miami-Dade County Public Defender's Office contains information about employment and internships.

*Miami-Dade County Attorney’s Office has employment and internship information and includes attorney profiles (listed by practice area and law school).


Minneapolis/St. Paul

Minneapolis City.

Minneapolis City Attorney's Office.

*Minneapolis City Employment lists job postings for City jobs.

District Attorney's Office (Hennepin County).

*Minneapolis, District Attorney's Office provides job postings.


New York City

*New York City Law Department offers career opportunities for experienced attorneys, graduating law students, and current law students. The Law Department is responsible for all the legal affairs of New York City.


Philadelphia

*Philadelphia Court System provides information on job openings for the Court System.

*Philadelphia's Office of Human Resources
 provides links to job opportunities with the City of Philadelphia.

*Philadelphia District Attorney's Office provides information about applying, interviewing and training with the Office for third year law students.

*Philadelphia District Attorney's Office
 provides information about the interview and application process for the Office's program for second year law students.

*Philadelphia District Attorney's Office has a summer program for 35-40 first-year law students to familiarize them with the inner workings of the office.

*Philadelphia District Attorney's Office provides information for lawyers interested in pursuing a career in criminal prosecution.


Phoenix

*Phoenix, State Legislature provides career and internship opportunities on the links labeled "Career Opportunities" and "Internship Opportunities" on the left sidebar at the bottom of the page.

*Phoenix Attorney General's Office provides employment opportunities for the Phoenix Attorney General's Office.

*Phoenix, Maricopa County Assessor provides job openings in Maricopa County.


Richmond

*City of Richmond Government Jobs (i.e., City Attorney positions) lists job opportunities.


Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City, UT.

Salt Lake City City Attorney General.

*Salt Lake City Employment is a job posting site for city jobs.

Salt Lake City County District Attorney's Office.

San Francisco

*San Francisco City Attorney's Office provides internship programs at the Office.

*San Francisco Unified School District provides job opportunities under the upper righthand link labeled "Job Seekers".

San Francisco, State Legislature.

Superior Court of California, County of San Francisco.


Seattle

Seattle Municipal Courts.

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