Summer Associate Program for Law Students

OUR SUMMER ASSOCIATE RECRUITING FOR 2019 IS OPEN!

We will be interviewing candidates at the University of Maine School of Law campus on Tuesday, Aug. 21

At Berman & Simmons, our summer associate is treated as an integral part of our team. As a law student, you'll experience all the responsibilities of a plaintiff’s lawyer — from client intake to trial advocacy. You'll work alongside the state’s leading personal injury and medical malpractice lawyers. Along with gaining valuable legal skills, you'll have an opportunity to make a meaningful difference in the lives of Maine people who need legal help and representation.

Details

  • One 2L law student selected*

  • 10-week program in our Lewiston office starting summer 2019

  • Hands-on experience such as client meetings, writing and research, trial strategy and preparation, assistance with depositions, mediations, trials, and other proceedings

  • Skills training, mentoring, and feedback from Maine's top trial lawyers

  • Large and small group meetings, outings, and opportunities for networking

  • Competitive salary

Requirements

  • Excellent writing and legal research capabilities

  • Strong communication, organizational, and time-management skills

  • Proactive and detail-oriented

  • Highly motivated, intellectually curious, and ready to learn and contribute in a challenging, fast-paced work environment

Law Student Interviews

For the 2019 position, we will be meeting with students during the on-campus interviewing event at the University of Maine School of Law on Tuesday, August 21, 2018.

*As a mid-size firm, our hiring needs vary. Participation in our Summer Associate Program does not guarantee full-time employment.

Berman & Simmons’ policy is to not discriminate by reason of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic pre-disposition, religion, age, ancestry or national origin. We will make reasonable accommodations, including modification of policies and procedures, in appropriate cases for qualified individuals with disabilities if we can do so without undue hardship.

 

 

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Berman & Simmons has the experience, expertise, and resources to win your case

Berman & Simmons is the leading personal injury and medical malpractice law firm in Maine. For more than 100 years, our trial attorneys have represented those who have been injured or harmed by the actions of others. These personal injury cases range from car and truck accidents to the most complex litigation involving defective products and malpractice by healthcare providers. We are known as the firm that will stand up and fight for injured Mainers in disputes against big corporations and powerful interests.