Field Placement Supervisor
Field Placement Office
1300 Perdido Street
New Orleans, LA 70112
Field Placement Website
Field Placement Description
The City Attorney is responsible for directing and supervising the legal affairs of the City of New Orleans. The City Charter defines the duties of the City Attorney as follows:
To provide legal advice to the Mayor, the Council, and other city offices, departments and boards;
To take charge of all legal matters in which the City has an interest or is a party;
To prepare proposed ordinances upon request of the Mayor or City Councilmembers; and
To review all City contracts, documents and instruments creating any legal obligation affecting the City.
Don't delay as opportunities will fill fast. Apply in early January through early April for a summer placement. The Office of Skills seeks to place all summer extern applications in by April 20th with finalized placements set by May 1st. Apply in early March through June for a Fall or Spring placement. All externship applications for Fall should be submitted by July 31. Externship applications are processed on a first come first serve basis.
Note: All externs must submit the following documents for consideration:
- Authorization to Release Educational Records
- Certificate of Disciplinary & Good Character Form
- Criminal Background Request Form.