Challenging and busy, yet rewarding place to work
Internship (Former Employee) – Boston, MA – November 11, 2015
My experience consisted of an internship under Assistant District Attorneys in the First Session court. I spent a lot of the time observing preliminary trial stages, as well as full on trials, ranging from weapons charges all the way to homicides.
My bosses provided me with the opportunity to review bail hearings and give briefs on bail status. I was also responsible for reviewing files on potential parole candidates. I would write the recommendation letters to the parole board, incorporating what I had learned from the file, as well as giving the opinion of the District Attorney's Office.
The hardest part of the job was being thrown into the business of the office, and trying to keep up with going on around me. People move so quickly and chaotically, which definitely took some time to get used to. I came to love this aspect of the internship however, because it taught me how to work under pressure, and get things done by a deadline in a timely fashion. Another enjoyable feature of the job was to be able to take the lead over some of my co-interns, and decide when and how were were going to get the parole reviews done. It taught me that I like working in a team setting, and if need be, taking the lead role.
great leagal experience, lunch seminars from different attorneys througout the office