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Taylor Ellerkamp ’17 Interns at the Marion County Prosecutor’s Office

By Contributing Writer on December 10, 2015
Taylor Ellerkamp '17 interned with at a local county prosecutor's office

Taylor Ellerkamp ’17 interned at a local county prosecutor’s office in Ohio.

This summer I had the opportunity to intern at the county prosecutor’s office in my hometown of Marion, Ohio. My main responsibility was reviewing case files for upcoming trials. I read over police reports and witness statements, took notes, and filled in one of the assistant prosecutors on the most important details of the case. I was also able to attend hearings and trials as an observer on a regular basis. I was able to learn about the various responsibilities of a prosecutor. In addition to one jury trial, I sat in on many custody and child support hearings. As a result, I had the unique opportunity to learn about the inner workings of the legal system in my county from beginning to end.
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