The Solano County Public Defender and Alternate Defender provides law students as well as college and high school students an unparalleled learning experience through a variety of internship opportunities. We are seeking interns with a passion to protect and defend the rights of our indigent clients.
Law student interns have access to a wide variety of assignments including research and drafting motions, legal memoranda and writ petitions, client and witness interviewing, investigation, and assisting attorneys in preparing and conducting jury trials. Certified law students and graduates will be able to argue motions in court, conduct evidentiary hearings and may be assigned to represent clients charged with misdemeanors, depending on experience.
An application consists of a cover letter and resume and can be emailed to the address below, as well as any questions about the program.
Elena D'Agustino, Public Defender
Solano County Public Defender
675 Texas St., Suite 3500
Fairfield, CA 94533