Law 980 Fayette County Attorney Externship
Credits: 2 Pass/Fail
This develops students’ interviewing, counseling, legal research and litigation skills under the supervision of the attorneys in the Fayette County Attorney’s Office. Students will be expected to do legal research and writing, contact and interview witnesses, attend court sessions and assist the prosecutors therein, and assist in maintaining electronic case files. Students will support their supervising attorney in all areas related to the representation. Enrollment is open to both second- and third-year students, is upon application and interview only, and is limited to three students per semester.
Scheduling note: Although not required, students should plan to have one full morning available for work to accommodate court appearance schedules.