Externship Opportunities

Students can get experience in criminal law though placements with government offices such as various county offices of the district attorney, public defender, city attorney offices, private criminal defense law firms, both Los Angeles and Orange County criminal courts, and U. S. District courts. City attorney offices also allow students to get experience in various civil matters.

Students that have completed or are enrolled in civil procedure and evidence are eligible to apply for certification from the California State Bar, which allows them to make court appearances in motions, hearings, and some misdemeanor court trials.

Recent Placements Include:

  • Orange County District Attorney
    • Homicide Unit
    • Major Fraud Unit
    • DNA Unit
    • Felony Panel
    • Target-Gang Unit
  • Orange County Public Defender
  • United States District Court
  • Orange County Superior Court
    • West Justice Court
  • Los Angeles County Superior Court
  • California Court of Appeals
  • California Court of Appeals – Justice Victoria Chavez

Upcoming Events

LA County Alumni Mixer
April 17, 2014 5:30pm-7:00pm

Getting a Jump Start on Success in Law School
April 26, 2014 12:00pm-2:00pm

Class of 2014 Commencement
May 17, 2014 10:00am-12:00pm

Recent News

Q&A with Jackie Gentry
Family Law / Children's Rights

Andrea G. Navarro, Coastkeeper 2010 Fellowship
Environmental Law

Q&A with Colin A. Kelly
Environmental Law