Shelby County Public Defender Internship Application

Interested in a volunteer internship with the Shelby County Public Defender’s Office?

Our interns work closely with some of the finest lawyers in Memphis and across the country.

Preferred applicants are law students, but we will accept some juniors or seniors registered in undergraduate programs.

The fall and spring programs run twelve-weeks. The summer program is eight-weeks.

When you intern with our law office, you become part of a 100 year tradition of standing up for indigent clients facing deprivation of liberty.  Join us in this fight.