Categories: Law Practice Skills
Learning Objectives for Law Externship:
To integrate classroom and real-life experiences, allowing students to apply what they have learned in the classroom to a real-world setting and to better understand the day-to-day work of a lawyer.
To address a student’s desire to obtain supervised direct legal experience in a particular practice area and to obtain feedback on his or her performance.
To help each student (i) develop the habits of a reflective practitioner who understands how to learn from experience; (ii) identify, explore and address issues of legal ethics and professional responsibility in context; (iii) explore career interests and goals; and (iv) build professional networks.