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Externship Forms

Forms Purpose
Understanding of Externship Guidelines All externs should complete this form at the beginning of the externship registration process.
Continuing Placement Statement Externs returning to a previous placement should complete this form to seek approval for the placement.
Fall or Spring Registration Packet All externs seeking externship credit during the Fall or Spring terms should complete this form.
Summer Registration Packet All externs seeking externship credit during the Summer term should complete this form.
Confirmation of Externship Offer All externs must ask their Field Supervisor to complete this form. Students may also request an e-signature form.
Request to Work Remotely This form is intended for students who are requesting permission to work remotely while earning externship credit.
Externship Registration Deadline Extension Request  Students who are unable to return their completed paperwork by the deadline due to external, extenuating, and unforeseen circumstances should complete this request by 5:00pm on the last day of the add/drop period.
Petition to Register Past the Externship Registration Deadline This form is intended for students initiating registration for an externship after the deadline to register (the last day of the add/drop period). Note that petitions must be approved by the Director of Externships, the Assistant Dean of Clinical Education, and the Vice-Dean for Academics.
Petition to Reduce Externship Units This form is intended for students seeking a reduction in externship units after the add/drop period ends. Note that petitions must be approved by the Director of Externships, the Assistant Dean of Clinical Education, and the Vice-Dean for Academics.
Petition to Increase Externship Units This form is intended for externs petitioning to increase the number of externship units they are registered for after the add/drop period has passed. Please note that increases are rarely permitted and require a showing of substantial hardship.
Petition for Exception to Externship Guidelines This form is intended for students who wish to seek an exception to Externship Guidelines as described in the Understanding of Externship Guidelines. If one of the petition forms above is applicable to your situation, please fill out that petition form instead.

Resources

Externship Program

Externship Timekeeping Instructions

Mid-term Self Evaluation

Court Certification

Students may seek certification to practice law under the supervision of a licensed attorney through the State Bar of California's Practical Training Students (PTLS) program.  The program application requires a declaration by the dean of the law school. Students should review application requirements and submit the declaration to Dean Shannon Phillips for signature. 

Externship Program Calendar