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Field Supervisor Information

  • Intro
  • Employer Qualifications
  • Supervisor Qualifications
  • Field Supervisor Qualifications

    The Field Supervisor must be:

    •  A regular employee of the sponsoring organization, or, if not a regularly employee, one who assumes principal responsibility for the legal matters upon which the student works

    • A licensed attorney in good standing with a state bar association, judge, tribal court judge, alternative dispute resolution professional or other professional approved by the Faculty Manager

    •  An employee of the sponsoring organization for at least three years, and/or have at least three years of practice experience related to the subject matter of the externship. This requirement may be waived by the Faculty Manager.


Esther Park
Director, Externship Program
Part-time Lecturer

To schedule an appointment with Esther Park, please email . Please include a completed Externship Application with your appointment request.

Professor William Covington
Assistant Professor
Past Director of Externships

For more information about the Externship Program, please email


  • Information Sheet: pdf | word
  • Application Form: pdf | word
  • Registration Form: pdf | word
  • International Addendum: pdf | word
  • Time Log: pdf
  • Student Final Report: pdf | word
  • Field Supervisor Evaluation Form: pdf | word
  • Faculty Supervisor Evaluation Form: pdf | word
  • Request for Approval of Externship Site (Student): pdf | word
  • Request for Approval of Externship Site (Sponsor Organization): pdf | word

Last updated 1/23/2014