Two New Externship Opportunities

Earn Academic Credit for Externship with the Office of the Mayor or at Fort Knox.

Fall 2013 Externship at Fort Knox:  Student externs can earn two credits working with the US Cadet Command Office of the Staff Judge Advocate (OSJA), an office that provides legal services across the Fort Knox installation. The externship offers opportunities to develop research, litigation, and/or transactional legal skills, and to enhance legal knowledge across a broad range of areas: e.g., criminal law in federal courts, including civilian misdemeanor prosecution; civil litigation involving cases in courts throughout the region; and/or administrative law involving a range of substantive subject matter (e.g., government contracts, labor, ethics, environmental, or military personnel law). 

Will require 8 hours of field work per week during the fall semester.  Prerequisites: 60 hours, including first year curriculum.  Contact Professor Jordan for more information.

Summer 2013 and Fall 2013 Externship with the Office of the Mayor:  Student externs can earn two credit hours working with the Mayor’s Office or for agencies performing work for Metro Government, such as the Louisville Metro Human Relations Commission, Louisville Metro Animal Services, etc.  Special projects will be developed involving a variety of areas of substantive and/or procedural legal issues, and/or analyzing and designing ways to improve articular programs or procedures. 

Will require 16 hours of work per week during the 7 week summer term; and 8 hours per week during the fall semester.  Prerequisites: 40 hours, including first year curriculum.  Contact Professor Jordan for more information.