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2016 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!

Adam L. Seidel, P.C.
Bracewell LLP
Cobb Martinez Woodward PLLC (2)
Dallas ISD
Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
Haynes and Boone, LLP
Jones Day
Kastl Law, P.C.
Law Office of Alisa Richman
Law Office of Jasmit Dhaliwal-Perez
Locke Lord LLP
Munsch Hardt Kopf & Harr, P.C. 
Palter Stokley Sims PLLC
Patterson & Sheridan, LLP
Saputo Law Firm, PLLC
Sargent Law, P.C.
Strasburger & Price, LLP
Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
Winstead PC

Thank you to these firms for their long-standing commitment and support of the Summer Law Intern Program since the beginning! 

Click here to view a news story on one of our former SLIP interns. 

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 2016! Click here for more information. Click here for the commitment form. For more information, 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

Why 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 Tuesday, March 22, 2016. Click here for the application packet. 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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