Attorney General - Administrative Law

Credit: 6 credits
Number of Positions: 1

Students externing in the Administrative Law Section assist in the various aspects of serving as legal counsel to numerous state boards. Students have opportunities to draft and defend proposed agency rules. Students will attend and observe board meetings and participate in administrative hearings and subsequent appeals. Students' duties include legal research, drafting of legal memoranda, agency orders and briefs, and case preparation for administrative hearings.

Prerequisites: Students are certified pursuant to the Student Practice Rule. Students must have satisfactorily completed Evidence, and Administrative Law or Florida Administrative Practice.

Recommended Courses: Professional Responsibility, Civil Pretrial Practice or Florida Civil Practice.

Selection Process: The selection process is handled by the faculty supervisor in conjunction with the Attorney General's Office. Selection is based on the student applicant's overall record, courses, grades, career goals, expected graduation date, and other externships taken. The selected student must complete the Attorney General Internship Program Application.

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