Dunn Carney offers Summer Associates the opportunity to work closely with a range of attorneys in varied practice areas, seek out projects of interest and learn the importance of the client’s perspective.

We treat our Summer Associates as first-year attorneys, entrusting them with meaningful client work under attorney supervision and including them in all social events throughout the summer. 

“A lot of firms say they have an open-door policy. At Dunn Carney you really do.”


Summer Associate Program at Dunn Carney

  • Hands-on work experience
  • Opportunities for direct client interaction
  • Strong mentor-mentee relationships
  • Opportunities for pro bono work
  • Participation in firm networking events and activities
  • Opportunities to observe depositions, client meetings, and hearings
  • A collegial environment

For decades, Dunn Carney has invited law students to complement their legal education with legal experience. Managing Partner Jon Bennett first came to the firm as a summer associate, as did partners Heather Guthrie, Tim Hering, Eric Kekel, Elizabeth Knight, Kenneth Davis, and Lauren Russell.

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How to Apply

Thank you for your interest in our 2025 Summer Associate Program. Please send a cover letter, resume, transcripts, and three- to five-page writing sample to Donna Moser at DMoser@DunnCarney.com.