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Internship and Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers with the Seattle City Attorney's Office devote nearly 6,000 hours of volunteer time each year. People volunteer for a variety of reasons: some seek college credit, others want to gain valuable career experience, still others just want to feel good about contributing to the community.

If you are interested in volunteering, please follow the appropriate application process for the division you are interested in.

What are the benefits of volunteering with the City Attorney's Office?

  • Gain valuable experience and learn new skills.
  • Complete a meaningful internship or externship that will help your resume stand out from the competition for graduate/law school.
  • Learn about the criminal justice system and/or civil litigation process.
  • Explore new career opportunities.
  • Obtain legal, computer, and communication skills that employers are seeking.
  • Earn college credit (contact your school for more information).
  • An opportunity to give back to your community.

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Ann Davison, City Attorney
Address: 701 Fifth Avenue, Suite 2050 , Seattle , WA , 98104-7095
Mailing Address: 701 Fifth Avenue, Suite 2050 , Seattle , WA , 98104-7095
Phone: (206) 684-8200
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The City Attorney heads the Law Department and is responsible for supervising all City litigation. In addition, the City Attorney supervises a staff of Assistant City Attorneys who provide legal advice and assistance to the City's management and prosecute violations of City ordinances.