Supervised Externship - Virginia Practice

Credit Hours: 3
Note: Instructor Approval Required;
Application information available from CAAS

This course presents students with the opportunity to take what they have learned in the classroom and utilize it in real litigation settings under the supervision of an attorney or judge. Students may be placed in the offices of the Public Defender, Commonwealth Attorney, and Legal Aid. They may also be placed in the chambers of the Circuit Court, General District Court, and Juvenile and Domestic Relations Courts judges. 180 hours of fieldwork is required for this program. Students participating in fall/spring program must attend two tutorials; the summer program requires attendance at one tutorial. All credits are considered “out-of-class” and the course is graded "CR". For more information on this program, students should review the Information Packet at