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					Externships
Summer/Fall 2009
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
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.
How to apply for your 711 license
   711 Application forms are available at:
    http://www.luc.edu/law/current/pdfs/711form.pdf.
   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.
Judicial Externships
   Students may apply to approved judges
    within the:
       federal district court
        federal magistrates
       federal bankruptcy court
       Circuit court of Cook County-chancery or law
        division
Child Law Externship Sites
   CHICAGO LAWYERS‘         DEPARTMENT OF
    COMMITTEE FOR CIVIL       EDUCATION, OFFICE OF
    RIGHTS UNDER LAW          CIVIL RIGHTS, U.S.
   COOK COUNTY PUBLIC       OFFICE OF THE PUBLIC
    DEFENDER'S OFFICE-        GUARDIAN OF COOK
    Juvenile Division
                              COUNTY
   DEPARTMENT OF
                             LIFESPAN (Domestic
    CHILDREN AND FAMILY       Violence externship)
    SERVICES
Corporate Externship Sites
   CHICAGO STOCK      THE WILLIAM J.
    EXCHANGE            WRIGLEY COMPANY
Criminal Externship Sites
   COOK COUNTY PUBLIC       COOK COUNTY
    DEFENDER'S OFFICE-        SHERIFF’S EXECUTIVE
    Homicide Task Force       LEGAL OFFICE
   COOK COUNTY              DEPARTMENT OF
    STATE'S ATTORNEY'S        JUSTICE (U.S.
    OFFICE                    ATTORNEY'S OFFICE)
   ILLINOIS STATE           DU PAGE COUNTY
    APPELLATE DEFENDER        STATE’S ATTORNEY
                             LAKE COUNTY STATE’S
                              ATTORNEY –
                              Misdemeanor Division
Government/Agency Sites
   AIDS LEGAL COUNCIL OF            ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
    CHICAGO                           AGENCY, U.S.
   AMERICANS UNITED FOR LIFE        EQUAL EMPLOYMENT
   ARCHDIOCESE OF CHICAGO -          OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION
    OFFICE OF LEGAL SERVICES         FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION
   CHICAGO POLICE DEPARTMENT-        MIDWEST REGION
    LEGAL AFFAIRS                    ILLINOIS ATTORNEY GENERAL -
   CITY OF CHICAGO CORPORATION       Environmental Crimes
    COUNSEL                           Bureau / Financial Crimes
   CITY OF CHICAGO,                  Unit / Revenue / Prosecutions Bureau/
    DEPARTMENT OF LAW –               General Law
    DIVISION OF BUILDINGS            INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE
    AND LAND USE LITIGATION           APPEALS
   CITY OF CHICAGO -SEXUAL          INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE
    HARASSMENT OFFICE                 DISTRICT COUNSEL
   COOK COUNTY BOARD OF
    COMMISSIONERS -13TH DIST.
Government/Agency (cont’d)
   METROPOLITAN PIER &      U.S. COMMODITY
    EXPOSITION                FUTURES TRADING
    AUTHORITY                 COMMISSION-Division
   NATIONAL IMMIGRANT        of Enforcement
    JUSTICE CENTER –THE      U.S. EXECUTIVE OFFICE
    HEARTLAND ALLIANCE        OF IMMIGRATION
   MEXICAN-AMERICAN          REVIEW - OFFICE OF
    LEGAL DEFENSE AND         THE DISTRICT
    EDUCATION FUND            COUNSEL
    (MALDEF)                 LEGAL ASSISTANCE
   SECURITIES AND            FOUNDATION
    EXCHANGE
    COMMISSION
Health Law Externship Sites
   AMERICAN DENTAL             RESURRECTION
    ASSOCIATION                  MEDICAL CENTER
   THE AMERICAN                RUSH-PRESBYTERIAN
    MEDICAL ASSOCIATION          ST. LUKE’S MEDICAL
   THE AMERICAN                 CENTER
    MEDICAL                     RUSH-PRESBYTERIAN
    ASSOCIATION-                 ST. LUKE’S MEDICAL
    Corporate Law Division       CENTER Intellectual
   LOYOLA UNIVERSITY            Property Externship
    MEDICAL CENTER              UNIVERSITY HEALTH
   NORTHWESTERN                 SYSTEM CONSORTIUM
    MEMORIAL HOSPITAL           UNIVERSITY OF
                                 CHICAGO HOSPITAL
How to apply to the extern site:
   Please review externship course requirements
    http://www.luc.edu/law/academics/special/externs
    hips.html.
   Feb. 9-13th 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.
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
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.
QUESTIONS
   Visit: http://www.luc.edu/law/academics/
    special/externships.html
   Please contact Maureen Looker (Room
    1366, Phone (312) 915-7124) or Dean
    Faught (Room 1477, Phone (312) 915-
    7131).

				
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