Attorney General - Employment

Credit: 6 credits
Number of Positions: 1

Students assist in the representation of the State of Florida against state and federal civil actions and in administrative proceedings alleging unlawful adverse employment actions. Students should have a strong interest in Employment Discrimination Law. Students activities include drafting legal memoranda, participating in all phases of discovery, drafting motions and assisting in the general preparation of cases for trial. Students have an opportunity to develop skills in fact gathering and field investigations, identifying and applying facts to law, developing case strategy, drafting legal instruments and negotiating and settling cases.

Prerequisites: Students must have satisfactorily completed Evidence. Students are certified to practice pursuant to the Student Practice Rule.

Recommended Courses: Employment Discrimination, Employment Law, Civil Pretrial Practice, Florida Civil Practice, Civil Drafting, Administrative Law, Florida Administrative Practice

Selection Process: Selection is based on student’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. The office may require an interview prior to placement.

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