Criminal Internships

What are the requirements to be a volunteer for the Criminal Division?

  • A desire to learn.
  • Be at least 18 years old. 
  • Able to pass a criminal background check. 
  • Available during business hours to work in our downtown office.
  • Commit to one or two school quarters. For certain positions, we request up to six months.
  • One year of relevant school or work experience.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Certain positions require additional training or education.

How do I apply?

  1. Call or e-mail:
    Brialle Engelhart
    Criminal Division Manager
    ((206) 684-7731
  2. Print and fill out the Volunteer / Internship application form.
  3. Law students should provide a writing sample.
  4. Mail or fax the completed application with a resume, and three references to:
    Seattle City Attorney
    Criminal Division
    Attn: Criminal Division Manager
    701 Fifth Avenue, Suite 2050 
    Seattle , WA 98104-7097
    FAX: (206) 684-4648

Once the application is received, your materials will be reviewed should a position become available that may be of interest to you. The most competitive candidates will be contacted for an interview.

City Attorney

Ann Davison, City Attorney
Address: 701 Fifth Avenue, Suite 2050 , Seattle , WA , 98104-7095
Mailing Address: 701 Fifth Avenue, Suite 2050 , Seattle , WA , 98104-7095
Phone: (206) 684-8200
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The City Attorney heads the Law Department and is responsible for supervising all City litigation. In addition, the City Attorney supervises a staff of Assistant City Attorneys who provide legal advice and assistance to the City's management and prosecute violations of City ordinances.