Internship Opportunities for Law Students

Internship Opportunities
The Buffalo Traffic Violations Agency (Buffalo Traffic Court) 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 the City Traffic Prosecutor 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 live courtroom activity.  Students participating in the program will also attend court proceedings, meetings with defendants and defense attorneys, depositions and other special events.   Assignments will be focused in areas of traffic laws and criminal procedure.

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:

Buffalo Traffic Violations Agency
Internship Application
65 Niagara Square, Room 115
Buffalo, NY 14202 

The City of Buffalo 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.

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1. Answering a Ticket
2. Payment
3. Trials
4. Certificates of Disposition
5. Traffic Prosecutor
6. License Suspension "Scofflaw"
7. Appeal After a Guilty Verdict
8. Default Convictions
9. Scofflaw/Default Judgment
10. Tickets Issued Before July 1, 2015
11. Adjournments
12. Dismissals on Proof
13. Annual Reports
14. Internship Opportunities for Law Students