San Jose Pro Se Department Information
The San Jose Pro Se Department externs assist the Pro Se Department staff attorneys in managing prisoner habeas corpus and civil rights cases for the San Jose judges. Externs will participate in the extern activities of the court and will work closely with the court’s career staff attorneys. Externs will research and draft proposed procedural and dispositive orders in prisoners’ cases challenging their convictions and conditions of confinement. Students with a special interest in criminal law and/or prison law are especially encouraged to apply.