Sep 20, 2020  
2019-2020 Law School Student Handbook 
2019-2020 Law School Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

LAW - 896A Externship: Civil Field Placement

2-8 unit(s)
This course includes both classroom and field work components. In class, students work toward effectiveness in the field by developing skills, engaging in discussion, and reflecting on goals and performance. In the field, students practice civil litigation or transactional work at private or non-profit law offices, government agencies, or in the legal departments of businesses.

During fall and spring semesters, class meets on six Mondays from 4:30-6:10 PM. Three classes meet on campus. Three classes meet by webinar. During the summer session, class entails a full-day orientation class and online component, rather than six separate class meetings. Students may earn 2-8 credits and the class is offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.

Application required by deadline to enroll and is subject to approval by the Externships Director. The deadline is posted on the externships web page found at This course counts toward completion of the Experiential Learning Requirement. This course is graded on a Credit/No Credit basis.

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