FALL 2007 IN-HOUSE CLINIC INFORMATION
Orientaton for the Fall 2007 In-House Clinic will be held
on Monday, August 27, at 4:00 in room 590. Orientation will
take approximately one hour and then plan to meet with your
supervising attorney right afterward. If you are in the
Criminal Defense Clinic, please fill out this MCC
Form and return it to Florina Silva via
email or drop off in room 610 no later than August
The LADR Program has a limited number of spots available.
Applications are available in room 600. Applications are
due at 5:00 on Monday, August 27. For more information on
the LADR Program please contact Professor Gary Laser at
or visit our website: http://www.kentlaw.edu/academics/jdcert/ladr_pgm.html.
LEGAL EXTERNSHIP PROGRAM FALL 2007
Do you want to develop your legal skills, get practical
legal experience, see what it is like to work in a corporation,
firm or government agency and -- at the same time -- make
yourself more marketable to prospective employers? If so,
then consider doing a for-credit externship and signing
up for Chicago-Kent’s Legal Externship Program (LEP).
LEP is 4-credit hours, non-graded, and open predominantly
to students in their last three semesters of law school.
Externs interested in civil law may select to work in
such diverse legal areas as immigration, tax, commodities,
securities, health care, medical malpractice, or general
corporate law. Externs in criminal law may choose to work
with the States Attorney's Office, Public Defender's Office,
or the U.S. Attorney's Office. Some externships offer the
opportunity to obtain a 711 license and appear in court.
More information about Legal Externships and an accompanying
application form are now available in the Law Offices reception
area, Room 600, and in the Career Services Office.
If you want to know more about available externship opportunities,
please e-mail Professor Vivien Gross (email@example.com)
to set up an appointment.
For Credit Externship Opportunities
Spring 2008 Semester: Externships with U.S. Attorney’s
Northern District of Illinois
If you are interested in exposure to and possible participation
in federal trial and appellate practice while assisting
the U.S. Attorney’s Office in handling its multitude of
important cases, please pick up an application from Carole
Ross, administrative assistant to Professor Gross, in Room
Completed applications must be received at the Office
of the U.S. Attorney by Wednesday, September 12, 2007. The
reason for this accelerated date is because each accepted
extern must go through a security clearance, which takes
To receive law school credit for this externship, should
you be selected by the U.S. Attorney’s Office, you must
enroll in the law school’s Legal Externship Program. The
law school’s externship applications for Spring semester,
2008, will be available in mid-October in Room 600 Law Offices
reception area and in the Career Services office.
Professor Gross will be happy to answer any questions
you may have about either the Legal Externship Program and/or
the externship position with the U.S. Attorney’s Office.
For a complete description of all clinical programs, please
visit the Law Offices' Home Page at http://www.kentlaw.edu/academics/clinic.