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Summer Law Intern Program

If you are interested in hosting an intern or participating as an intern in 2018, please contact or 214-220-7450. some text

2017 Summer Law Intern Program
♦A Summer Internship Program only for Dallas ISD Juniors ♦


Thank you to the following firms who have committeed to employ a Summer Law Intern this summer!

Farrah I. Ahmed, PLLC
Alicia G. Burkman, Attorney at Law
Cobb Martinez Woodward 
Cowles & Thompson
Cox Bower, LLP
Dallas ISD Legal Department
English Law Group, PLLC
Espinar Law, PLLC
Hameline / Eccleston LLP 
Haynes and Boone, LLP
Jones Day
LeBoeuf Law, PLLC
Locke Lord LLP
Law Office of Lauren C. Medel, PLLC
Law Office of Alisa Richman
Patterson + Sheridan LLP
Saputo Law Firm, PLLC
Strasburger & Price, LLP
Tailim Song Law Firm
Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
Zaby & Associates

As of April 20, 2017

Schools with Scheduled Interviews:

Barack Obama Male Leadership Academy
Booker T. Washington
Bryan Adams High School
Garza Early College High School at Mountain View College
Hillcrest High School
Irma Rangel Young Women's Leadership School
James Madison High School
JBS Law Magnet at Townview
Kimball High School
Lassiter Early College High School @ El Centro
L.G. Pinkston High School
Moises E. Molina High School
School of Health Professions at Townview
Skyline High School
Talented and Gifted at Townview
Thomas Jefferson High School
W. H. Adamson High School
W. T. White High School
W. W. Samuell  High School and Early College at Eastfield
Wilmer Hutchins High School
Woodrow Wilson High School

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About the Program

The Summer Law Intern Program (SLIP), a joint initiative of the Dallas Bar Association and the Dallas Independent School District, places high school students with law firms and corporate legal departments throughout the Dallas-area for up to eight weeks during the months of June-August.


Make an investment in Dallas County and hire a DBA Summer Intern! Hiring a student intern provides the training and mentoring needed to close the workforce skills gap and bridge the opportunity divide.

Why Participate in the Summer Law Intern Program ?

  • Create a valuable learning experience for Dallas ISD Students
  • Gain summer help in your department
  • Increase the number of entry level professional career opportunities
  • Provide career exposure to future employees

Commit your firm or legal department to at least one summer intern for 2017! Click here for more information or contact Kathryn Zack.


Teachers are asked to encourage junior students who are academically qualified to apply for a Summer Law Internship. Interns are placed in law firms, government agencies and corporate legal departments for 4-8 weeks in the summer and are compensated for their internships. The Dallas Bar holds a program on office etiquette, as well as educational events which may include a tour of UNT and SMU Law Schools. Click here for the applicationClick here for more information.

Why Students should participate in the Summer Law Intern Program?

  • Creates work-related learning experience and skill development for Dallas ISD students
  • Provides a better understanding of a professional workplace
  • Encourages personal developmental growth and increased academic achievement    
  • Students acquire career awareness in order to set academic and career-related goals
  • Encourages relationship building and networking

Deadline to apply is Friday, March 10, 2017. Click here for the application. For more information, contact Kathryn Zack


Dallas ISD students (current juniors only) will want to pick-up an application from their High School Counselor's office in Jan-March and complete near the deadline (usually just after Spring Break).

For questions about the Summer Law Intern Program, email Kathryn Zack or call 214-220-7450.
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