Law 901 Immigration Law Externship
Credits: 2 Pass/Fail
This externship develops students’ interviewing, counseling, fact-gathering, legal planning and legal research skills under the supervision of the Director of the Maxwell Street Legal Clinic. The Clinic is part of the Kentucky Equal Justice Center, a nonprofit poverty law advocacy and research center. Students will be expected to meet with potential and existing clients, perform initial and subsequent client interviews, prepare legal research products on assigned topics, and attend staff meetings and legal proceedings. Students will assist their supervising attorney in all areas related to the representation. Preference will be given to students who have taken Law 919 (Immigration Law) and who are fluent in Spanish. Enrollment is upon application only; limit is one student per semester.