As a part of our firms’ shared commitment to diversity and inclusion, Bernstein Shur, Pierce Atwood, and Verrill are jointly seeking 1L students who are members of historically underrepresented groups in the legal profession to apply as a ten-week Maine Diversity Summer Associate in one of our offices in Portland, Maine. We see individual differences in race, color, sexual orientation, national origin, and disability as critically important components to providing outstanding client service and a better work environment for our attorneys and staff.
Our goal is to provide meaningful private law firm work experiences to students who have completed one year of law school and who will contribute to the diversity of our firms and the Maine legal community. Candidates must have an excellent academic record, exceptional writing ability, strong analytical and interpersonal skills, and demonstrated self-confidence. This is a paid position. The program will run from May 26, 2020 to July 31, 2020.
Applications will open on December 15, 2019 and will be accepted on a rolling basis until February 3, 2020. Interested students should submit a cover letter, resume, current law school transcript, and a writing sample no longer than ten pages.
We are equal employment opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration.