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Externship in Family Law

Course Information

Course #: LAW 854
Degree: LLM Program
Area of Study:
  • Family Law

The externship component for the LL.M. Program in Family Law is quite flexible. Students are required to earn nine externship credits in total through one or more placements with family law judges, family law practice groups in law firms, solo practitioners or public interest organizations related to family law.

*Part-time students who are unable to complete an externship may substitute three J.D. courses that focus on family law issues to satisfy the LL.M. degree requirement. Any proposed course of study in lieu of an externship must be approved in advance by the faculty coordinator for the program.

Credit Hours

Two to nine credit hours per externship.