SLN #: 70964
Course Prefix: LAW-785
Course Section: 001
Credit Hours: 1-6
Instructor(s): English
Course Books: View List of Books

Course Description:
“Experience: The real teacher.” The Externship Program enhances your law school education and allows you the opportunity to work closely with esteemed lawyers, judges, and judicial clerks. Placements are available with governmental entities such as the United States Attorney, District of Arizona, the Arizona Attorney General, Maricopa County Attorney, and Maricopa County Public Defender, and with non-profit organizations, such as Community Legal Services, Phoenix Children’s Hospital, and Arizona Center for Law in the Public Interest. Judicial placements may be available with the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, United States District Court, United States Bankruptcy Court, Arizona Court of Appeals, Maricopa County Superior Court and occasionally the Arizona Supreme Court. The school also allows externships with for-profit law firms and corporations. For more details, please speak with the Externship Director.

Accordingly, the College will normally recognize a maximum of 12 credit hours for law school externship work in partial fulfillment of the J.D. degree under the guidelines set forth in the STATEMENT OF STUDENT POLICIES.

Please see Veronica Chacon or Carolyn Landry in Room 401 if you have any questions about the Externship Program. There will be two mandatory in-person classes, for first time externs only and the second for all externship students.

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 1-6
Grading Option: Pass/Fail Only
Graduation Writing Requirement: No
Flexible Writing Requirement: No
Skills Requirement: No
Experiential Learning: Yes
Seminar: No
Prerequisite: Application Process
Special Withdrawal Course: No
Final Exam Given: No
Attendance Policy: Per Statement Of Student Policies
Teaching Method: In Person

* The law school has a policy that Is used To calculate credit hours. Please see the Statement of Student Policies.