The Maryland Attorney General's Office is the largest and finest law firm in the State. The breadth of the work performed by the Office is vast and encompasses criminal investigations and prosecutions, securities and antitrust actions, environmental enforcement, civil litigation, appellate advocacy, and representation of the State of Maryland in virtually every legal arena. From protecting the Chesapeake Bay against polluters to keeping Maryland's families safe from violence and unscrupulous business practices, our attorneys, support staff, and volunteers make a difference in communities all across the State.
"Working in the Criminal Appeals Division of the Maryland Attorney General’s Office, I get to help shape the criminal law of Maryland in the appellate courts. I feel like I make a difference every day that I come to work."
"It‘s a privilege to earn a living working with colleagues and stakeholders to develop, support, and educate communities on initiatives that strengthen Maryland’s civil rights laws and protect citizens from discrimination."
"By prosecuting violations of Maryland’s charity laws and educating the public on how to avoid charity scams, I greatly enjoy helping make a positive impact on the nonprofit sector by restoring donor confidence and safeguarding charitable programming."
"As a Maryland resident and a career prosecutor, working in the OAG’s Criminal Division is a dream job. Fighting for Maryland residents who are victims of crime is an honor and a privilege."
"There is no place better than the Office of the Attorney General to represent the public's interest in preserving, protecting, and enjoying Maryland's natural resources. This is why I went to law school."
Learn more about attorney opportunities within the Office of Attorney General.
The Office of the Maryland Attorney General is now seeking applications for its Associate Attorney Program. An Associate Attorney is an unpaid position lasting up to one year, offering an opportunity for recent law school graduates to perform substantive legal work at both the state and federal level. The responsibilities may vary depending on the assigned department or division but can include the following: participating in civil and criminal investigations, representing state employees, performing legal research, drafting briefs, assisting Assistant Attorneys General in pre-trial proceedings, trials and administrative hearings, and aiding in policy work. Selection is competitive with a limited number of positions available.
Interested candidates should email a copy of your resume, cover letter, and writing sample to Ronda Kirk, Internship and Training Program Specialist, Office of the Attorney General, 200 St. Paul Place, 20th Floor, Baltimore, Maryland, 21202, firstname.lastname@example.org
Learn more about our program here.
Our support staff includes investigators, legal assistants, administrative assistants, and more. Learn more about support staff opportunities.
Our Consumer Protection Division offers volunteer opportunities and internships to those who want to serve the public and learn more about the work of the Attorney General. Learn more about our volunteer and internship opportunities.
Our office has a robust summer and year-long law clerk internship program with opportunities in over 30 different fields. Learn more about our law clerk program.
The Thurgood Marshall Clerkship Program is a summer collaborative effort of the Maryland Office of the Attorney General and several local law firms to attract diverse students who demonstrate not only a devotion to public service and the public good, but also exceptional leadership potential. The Program seeks to create a pipeline of diverse and qualified candidates for a broad array of legal practice. Click here for more information.
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