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					                                                                                                                                  ABOUT OUR PROGRAM
                                 Michael J. Satz, a native of                           reschedule "roofies" as a
                                                                                                                                                 The Office of Michael J. Satz,
                               Pennsylvania, is a graduate of                             dangerous drug and increase
                                                                                                                                                 State       Attorney    of     the    17th
                               the University of Miami’s School                           the penalties for possession;
                                                                                                                                                 Judicial Circuit, operates a year-
                               of Law. Mr. Satz became a                                create Florida Laws Chapter
                                                                                                                                                 round intern program.
                               prosecut or i n Broward upon                               825 that provide penalties for
                               graduating from law school. He                             the abuse, neglect and                                         Our program is geared for
                               quickly developed a reputation                             exploitation of elderly persons                        two types of interns: (1) Certified
 MICHAEL J. SATZ               as a tough courtroom litigator,                            and disabled adults; and                               Legal Interns (CLI) and (2) Law
                               handling homicide cases and                              increase penalties for drivers                         Clerks/Volunteers.             Certified
      State Attorney
                               other violent crimes.                                      who fail to stop and remain at                         Legal Interns are those students
Seventeenth Judicial Circuit
                                 Mr. Satz was elected State                               the scene of an accident that                          authorized       by    the     Supreme
 Broward County, Florida       Attorney for the Seventeenth                               results in death.                                      Court under Florida Bar Rules,
                               Judicial Circuit in Broward County                       Mr. Satz was honored in 2006                             Chapter 11 to “practice” as a
                               on November 8, 1976 and took                          with the “Profiles in Leadership”                           CLI.
                               office soon after. He was re-                         award from Leadership Broward.                                      Law clerks are assigned to
                               elected in 1980, 1984, 1988, 1992,                    In 2000, he received the Heart
                                                                                                                                                 all divisions of our office, while
                               1996, 2000 and 2004.                                  Award from the Broward County
                                                                                                                                                 CLI’s are placed in either our
                                  During his tenure as State                         Children’s Consortium for his
                                                                                                                                                 County Court Division or the
                               Attorney, Mr. Satz has fought for                     c o m m i t m e n t a n d s e r v i ce t o
                                                                                                                                                 Juvenile Division.
                               legislation to:                                       children. He also was awarded
                                  a b o li s h l e n i e n t s e n t e n c i n g   the 1998 Sharon Solomon                                             Please       keep      in    mind
                                    guidelines and amend drug-                       Advocate Award; this award is a                             neither of these positions are
                                    trafficking laws to qualify drug                 commemoration of late child                                 salaried positions.
                                    traffickers            as    habitual            advocate Sharon Solomon’s                                           The County Court Division
SEEKING JUSTICE FOR THE             offenders for longer prison                      unselfish devotion to the public
                                                                                                                                                 prosecutes both misdemeanor
   STATE OF FLORIDA                 terms;                                           good and is given to individuals
                                                                                                                                                 and criminal traffic cases and is
                                  increase     penalties     for                   who mirror her dedication and
                                                                                                                                                 located         in     the     Central
                                    vehicular and vessel homicide;                   interests.
        Internship                                                                                                                               Courthouse       as     well    as    our
                                  classify "GHB" as a controlled-                                                                              Satellite     Courthouses.           Every
        Programs                    substance with criminal                                                                                      prosecutor begins in a Central
                                    penalties;                                                                                                   Division, receiving his or her
                                                                                  CONTACT US
             A       prosecutor’s                CLI’s are supplied a State                     To    apply   for   an     internship,
caseload ranges from 100 to 300            Attorney’s Office ID badge for use              please         send      the    following     Appellate Unit…………..…........954-831-7913
cases, which are calendared every          during their internship and must                documents           to    the     Training    Career Criminal Unit….....……..954-831-3553

4 to 6 weeks.        A prosecutor can      surrender it upon completion.                   Division:                                     Communications................……954-831-7910
                                                                                                                                         County Court /Central…………954-831-8448
expect 10 to 20 jury trials, (primarily          CLI’s & law clerks can park in                Resume (including accurate              County Court /North………..….954-831-1250
DUI cases), during their assignment        the parking garage east of the                        email address)                          County Court /South……..…….954-831-0340
in the County Court Division.              courthouse and have their parking                   State of Florida Employment             County Court /West.………......954-831-2350
       The    Juvenile        Division     garage stub validated at the 6th                                                              Domestic Violence Unit...…..…954-831-7978
                                                                                                 Application (on our website)
prosecutes    delinquency       charges    floor reception window of the State                                                           Drug Trafficking Unit……..…......954-831-8033
                                                                                                Your school’s career placement           Economic Crime Unit…….…….954-831-7206
committed by minors. The charges           Attorney’s Office.
                                                                                           or clinical department may also               Elderly Abuse Unit…..………..…954-831-8525
consist primarily of felony offenses.
                                                                                           be able to facilitate this process.           Executive Director's Office…....954-831-8543
Each    prosecutor      has   a   large
                                                                                                                                         Extraditions…...………......….......954-831-6377
caseload and the cases are tried                                                                We will contact you to confirm
                                                                                                                                         Felony Intake/Case Filing…......954-831-6989
non-jury.                                                                                  receipt as well as request any
                                                                                                                                         Felony Trial Unit…………………..954-831-6955
                                                                                           further documents.                            Homicide Unit…………....………954-831-7922
       Any students accepted for
internships in this office are subject                                                                                                   Information Technology Unit….954-831-8020
to a criminal background check.                                                                                                          Investigations Unit……………....954-831-6561
                                                                                                                                         Juvenile Unit………………...……954-831-6960
       All CLI’s will have two levels of                                                                                                 Media Inquiries…………………..954-831-7910
supervision; the prosecutor they are                                                                                                     Mental Health...........…………...954-831-7633
assigned to as well as the Assistant                                                                                                     Organized Crime/Gang Unit…954-831-8029
State Attorney in Charge of the                                                                                                          Police Liaisons…...……...…….....954-831-6287
                                                                                                 State Attorney’s Office
Training Division.                                                                                                                       Public Corruption Unit……........954-831-7487
                                                                                                       Training Division                 Public Record Requests…...…..954-831-7228
       There are weekly meetings                                                                201 S.E. 6th Street, Rm. 675             Sex Crimes/Child Abuse Unit....954-831-6933
that interns are required to attend.                                                                                                     Ryce Civil Commitment…........954-831-7548
                                                                                                 Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301
CLI’s will also be responsible for                                                                                                       Special Projects..........................954-831-7913
                                                                                                         954.831.6965
attending meetings that are held in                                                                                                      Training Unit………………….......954-831-6965
their respective divisions.                                                                            Fax: 954.831.6510                 Truancy Intervention..................954-831-8592
                                                                                                     www.sao17.state.fl.us               Victim Advocate Unit...………..954-765-4133
                                                                                      Email: CBerkowitz@sao17.state.fl.us                Witness Liaison Unit…….............954-831-6250

				
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