Spring 2012 Section 001
Law 179: Supervised Externship - Virginia Practice

Schedule: Day Class
Instructor(s): Klein, Stanley
Credit Hours: 3
CRN: 19934
Location: TBA
Time: 7:00am-7:00am
Enrollment Limit: Please see Patriot Web
Instructor Approval Required;
Application information available from CAAS
Syllabus: Syllabus not listed.
Course Documents: No documents listed.
Exam Date/Time: no exam-2012
Prerequisites: None
General Description: Through this program, students are placed as interns throughout Northern Virginia, including in Judges' Chambers, the Office of the Public Defender, the Office of the Commonwealth's Attorney, a City or County attorney’s office, Legal Aid, or in a private attorney's office. Heavy emphasis is placed on developing students’ litigation skills. Former Judge and Senior Lecturer in Law Leslie M. Alden directs this program, determines individual placements, monitors students’ progress, and coordinates with field supervisors. This pass/fail program is offered year-round, and students will earn 3 out-of-class credits for 180 hours of field work. Space is limited. Students must submit an application to CAAS and interview prior to registering for this program. Applications are available through CAAS. Students may participate in this program twice, subject to space and professor's approval. For more information about the program’s requirements and application process, please see the Supervised Externship – Virginia Practice at http://www.law.gmu.edu/academics/clinics. For more information on the role and responsibilities of a Supervising Attorney in this program, please see Guidelines for Supervising Attorneys at http://www.law.gmu.edu/academics/clinics.