Programs and Outreach

Community Outreach / Volunteer Opportunities

Presentations to Community Groups

District Attorney Maggie Fleming, Deputy District Attorneys, and Investigators are available to speak to community groups on criminal justice topics.  Maggie Fleming is eager to provide general information about the Office, recent changes in the law, etc.  Presentations may also focus on topics such as child abuse, elder abuse, juvenile crime, domestic violence, workers’ compensation insurance fraud, identity theft and the criminal justice system in general. To request a speaker, please send an email request HERE. 

Job Shadow

The Humboldt County District Attorney encourages students interested in law or the criminal justice process to consider shadowing members of the Office for a day. Students will attend court with the prosecutor and meet with an investigator and victim witness advocate. If interested, please email your request HERE.

Pre-Law and Law Clerk Programs

The Humboldt County District Attorney’s Office offers year-round internships for college students and summer programs for those enrolled in law school as well as Fall Post-Bar Clerkships. Under attorney supervision, college interns assist with projects as well as attending court with prosecutors.  Law students assist with research and writing assignments and attend court.  2L students will have the opportunity to participate in court proceedings with the supervision of a prosecutor.  If interested, please submit a résumé and cover letter via email HERE.

Volunteer-Internship Opportunities in the Victim Witness Services Program

The Humboldt County District Attorney’s Office accepts year-round applications for volunteer-interns seeking experience in Victim Witness Services. Volunteer-interns gain hands-on experience by observing and participating in victim advocacy, criminal justice procedures and restitution assistance. If interested, please submit a résumé and cover letter via email HERE.

D. A. Maggie Fleming and Sr. Investigator Steve Dunn at St. Bernard's Career Day.

School children listening to a presentation in a gym on career day.