The State of Oklahoma is inviting applications from eligible candidates for its legal internship opportunity in Oklahoma City.
About the Organization
Oklahoma State Government is the largest employer in the state of Oklahoma, employing over 35,000 diverse and talented employees in more than 100 state agencies, boards and commissions.
About the Opportunity
The state of Oklahoma is inviting applications from eligible candidates for its legal internship opportunity in Oklahoma City. Under the supervision of the Deputy General Counsel, the legal intern will perform professional legal work appropriate for law students related to Insurance Department’s duties to administer and enforce the Insurance Code, related statutes, and administrative rules.
Roles and Responsibilities
- Assist OID attorneys with various legal assignments related to the enforcement of regulatory laws applicable to insurance companies and agents, insurance holding companies, bail bondsmen, third-party administrators, professional employee organizations, HMOs, captive insurance companies.
- Assist OID attorneys with the preparation of administrative actions, including research; drafting of pleadings, motions, and orders; document/evidence review; and preparation of exhibits for hearing.
- Assist OID attorneys with research and drafting a memorandum of law, contracts, and other papers or legal documents.
- Review documents for production in response to open records requests.
- Assist attorneys in responding to telephone and written inquiries from licensees and the general public regarding insurance questions.
- Perform other work as required and assigned.
- Must currently be enrolled in an accredited law school and have completed the equivalent of at least two semesters of full-time law school by May 22, 2023.
- An LLI is not required for this position, but it will be considered a factor for the job.
- Knowledge and application of legal principles; legal research methods; principles of administrative, statutory, and constitutional law; trial and managerial procedures; rules of evidence; and dispute resolution techniques.
- Skill in performing research; applying legal principles and authorities to facts; presenting statements of fact, law, and argument clearly and logically, in written and oral form; and drafting documents.
- The employee must be capable of proficiently using Westlaw, Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel, Access, and Teams), and the Internet, as well as proficient in learning other software as needed. Further training will be provided for using internal software needed for day-to-day performance.
How to Apply?
Interested candidates can apply through the link provided at the end of this post.