Southwestern Law School Los Angeles, CA

Externship: Judicial



2 to 10 units (depending on semester of participation and nature of placement) Judicial externships are available on part-time and full-time basis and place students with state and federal judges. Externs work closely with the judge, and research attorneys and/or clerks, researching and advising the court on issues pending before the court. Some judicial placements also offer the opportunity of participation in settlement conferences and ADR. The field placement is complimented by an academic component, which is primarily administered online. In order to enroll in this course, students must timely apply through the Externship Program and obtain the approval of the Externship Office. For specific details, please see the Externship Policies & Guidelines as well as the list of Approved Placements, available in the Externship Office (W231) and the portal (log-in required).


Please check with the Externship Office and placement descriptions for prerequisites.