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Externships Summer/Fall 2010. Externships are available in the following areas: Judicial (open to 1Ls for summer) Criminal * Government/Agency* Child.

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1 Externships Summer/Fall 2010

2 Externships are available in the following areas: Judicial (open to 1Ls for summer) Criminal * Government/Agency* Child Law* Health Law* Corporate* *must have 51 credit hours to participate

3 711 Law License Under Illinois State Law, students studying for the J.D. degree who have completed 51 credit hours are eligible to apply to the Illinois Supreme Court for a 711 license, which allows them to practice law in an authorized setting under the direct supervision of a licensed attorney.711 license

4 How to apply for your 711 license 711 Application forms are available at: The Registrar's Office will sign a student's application form once it verifies that the student has in fact successfully completed the required 51.0 credit hours. Students need not have the signature of a supervisor before submitting the form to the Registrar for certification, although this signature is necessary before the student can submit the form to the Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts. Students may submit a completed application form to the Registrar in room 1430.application form

5 Judicial Externships Students may apply to approved judges within the: federal district court and magistrates If you accept an interview with a federal judge- you must be ready to accept an offer. federal bankruptcy court Circuit court of Cook County-chancery or law divisions

6 Child Law Externship Sites CHICAGO LAWYERS‘ COMMITTEE FOR CIVIL RIGHTS UNDER LAW COOK COUNTY PUBLIC DEFENDER'S OFFICE- Juvenile Division DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, OFFICE OF CIVIL RIGHTS, U.S. OFFICE OF THE PUBLIC GUARDIAN OF COOK COUNTY LIFESPAN (Domestic Violence externship)

7 Corporate Externship Sites CHICAGO STOCK EXCHANGE FINRA (Financial Industry Regulatory Authority) THE WILLIAM J. WRIGLEY COMPANY

8 Criminal Externship Sites COOK COUNTY PUBLIC DEFENDER'S OFFICE- Homicide Task Force COOK COUNTY STATE'S ATTORNEY'S OFFICE ILLINOIS STATE APPELLATE DEFENDER COOK COUNTY SHERIFF’S EXECUTIVE LEGAL OFFICE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE (U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE) DU PAGE COUNTY STATE’S ATTORNEY LAKE COUNTY STATE’S ATTORNEY – Misdemeanor Division

9 Government/Agency Sites AIDS LEGAL COUNCIL OF CHICAGO AMERICANS UNITED FOR LIFE ARCHDIOCESE OF CHICAGO - OFFICE OF LEGAL SERVICES CHICAGO POLICE DEPARTMENT- LEGAL AFFAIRS CITY OF CHICAGO CORPORATION COUNSEL CITY OF CHICAGO, DEPARTMENT OF LAW – DIVISION OF BUILDINGS AND LAND USE LITIGATION CITY OF CHICAGO -SEXUAL HARASSMENT OFFICE COOK COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS -13TH DIST. General Counsel to the Governor Illinois Dept. of Revenue ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY, U.S. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION MIDWEST REGION ILLINOIS ATTORNEY GENERAL - Environmental Crimes Bureau / Financial Crimes Unit / Revenue /Prosecutions Bureau/ General Law INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE APPEALS INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE DISTRICT COUNSEL Board of Education Catholic Charities CTA

10 Government/Agency (cont’d) METROPOLITAN PIER & EXPOSITION AUTHORITY NATIONAL IMMIGRANT JUSTICE CENTER –THE HEARTLAND ALLIANCE MEXICAN-AMERICAN LEGAL DEFENSE AND EDUCATION FUND (MALDEF) SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION Office of the Cook County Assessor U.S. COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION-Division of Enforcement U.S. EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF IMMIGRATION REVIEW - OFFICE OF THE DISTRICT COUNSEL U.S. Dept. of Justice-ATF LEGAL ASSISTANCE FOUNDATION METRA Legal Aid Bureau

11 Health Law Externship Sites AMERICAN DENTAL ASSOCIATION THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION- Corporate Law Division LOYOLA UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER NORTHWESTERN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL RESURRECTION MEDICAL CENTER RUSH-PRESBYTERIAN ST. LUKE’S MEDICAL CENTER RUSH-PRESBYTERIAN ST. LUKE’S MEDICAL CENTER Intellectual Property Externship UNIVERSITY HEALTH SYSTEM CONSORTIUM UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO HOSPITAL

12 How to apply to the extern site: Please review externship course requirements ml. ml Jan. 27 th - Feb. 10 th you will be able to submit your resume and transcript to apply for externships via symplicity. Follow symplicity instructions handout. If you want a specific site-apply individually. Remote sites/extra application steps-apply on your own. Must turn in Honor Statement to participate.

13 How to receive credit (2-3 credit hours): Follow checklist on website Once you secure an externship, the first step is completing the Externship Application and Registration Form Submit supervisor agreement, bi-weekly evaluations, and final evaluation from supervisor Attend class and successfully complete class and on-site requirements

14 Time Requirements: You are expected to work at the extern site a minimum of 110 hours for two credits and 165 hours for three credits in addition to the other requirements of this course. You cannot receive credit for work performed as an extern if you are also paid for that work. You may receive 2 or 3 hours extern credit per semester, and a total of 6 hours of credit during your law school career.

15 QUESTIONS Visit: special/externships.htmlhttp://www.luc.edu/law/academics/ Please contact Maureen Kieffer (Room 1366, Phone (312) ) or Dean Faught (Room 1477, Phone (312) ).


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