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Career Opportunities


Assistant County Attorney

Internship Opportunities

The Erie County Law Department offers law students the opportunity to serve an unpaid internship during their Fall, Spring, or Summer semesters.  If accepted into the program, students will be mentored by an Assistant County Attorney with another Assistant County Attorney having overall supervision of the program.  During their internship, students will perform a full range of law clerk responsibilities, including research and writing and will have the opportunity to observe a wide range of attorney activity.  Students participating in the program will also attend court proceedings, meetings with clients, depositions and other special events.  Assignments will be focused in areas of law of interest to the student where possible.

Applying for a Position

Applications for all candidates should include a cover letter, resume, law school transcript and a short writing sample.  Materials should be sent to:

Erie County Law Department,
Internship Application
95 Franklin Street, Suite 1634
Buffalo, NY 14202


The County Attorney's Office does not discriminate in employment on the basis of gender, race, color, religion, national origin, age, handicap, disability, sexual orientation, marital, parental, or veteran status.  Recruitment of a diverse staff is a priority in all hiring.