Office Depot (Boca Raton)

Credit: 4 credits
Number of Positions: 1

The extern will work with Office Depot’s in-house corporate attorneys who are divided into four teams: litigation; real estate; contracts, securities and benefits; and employer compliance. The student will assist attorneys with matters relating to representation of the company, with a heavy emphasis on transactional work. In addition to assisting with legal representation, the student will meet with corporate executives and will attend meetings of the litigation team.

Prerequisites: The applicant must have completed Corporations. Students are not certified pursuant to the student practice rule.

Recommended Courses: Information Privacy Law, Negotiation, Real Estate Transactions, Employment Law, Evidence, Trial Practice or Civil Pretrial Practice, Antitrust, Intellectual Property

Selection Process: Students apply through the FSU COL externship program. In addition to a resume, the applicant should submit a transcript (unofficial) and a writing sample.

Semester, Work Dates & Hours: The externship is available in the summer only and requires the student to work 20 hours per week for 9 weeks.

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