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Legal Services/Public Interest/Health Law Externship

(Law 829)

4 credit hours (3 clinical, 1 academic), Fall or Spring
6 credit hours (5 clinical, 1 academic) Summer

Students in the Legal Services/Public Interest/Health Law Externship engage in supervised fieldwork with a provider of legal services to low-income or otherwise disadvantaged people, a public interest legal organization, the legal department of a not-for-profit health care provider, or a government agency. Students in this program may conduct administrative hearings and routine court appearances (such as answering calendar calls), interview clients, investigate factual claims, and draft affidavits, memoranda, and briefs.

Completion of Administrative Law is recommended. Introduction to Health Law I is required for health law placements.