The purpose of the seminar is to enable students to consider and discuss a variety of issues relating to the externship placement. Students’ work experience will be critically examined to provide students with insights and concepts for continuing to improve performance as a lawyer. Requirements for the seminar may include assigned readings, journals through which students describe and reflect on the experience, the preparation of a paper on an assigned topic and individual consultations with the professor. Course credit will be awarded only on satisfactory completion of both the fieldwork and the seminar. Graded Credit/No Credit.
Class Notes:Professional Skills Course
Credit/No Credit. Students registering for their first externship are required to also register for this corresponding seminar. Permission numbers for both the Externship placement and the Seminar will be provided by the Externship Program Office upon application approval. Class will meet on the following Friday dates: January 20; February 3 & 24; March 17 & 31; April 7 & 21.