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LA Supreme Court - Civil Staff

Field Placement Supervisor
Mel Dugas

​Field Placement Office
400 Royal Street, Suite 4200
New Orleans, LA 70130

Field Placement Website
http://www.lasc.org

Description of Field Work
This placement provides an extern with a rigorous research and writing experience. Previous externs have described the experience as one that includes focused research and writing with collaborative drafting, editing and mentoring. Student assignments may include research and writing for internal memos for the court or practical drafting related to a particular court case. This experience will also assist students who might be interested in a career in judicial administration. 

Externship Requirements
All students are encouraged to apply.

Course recommendations:
Students may want to "tether" a doctrinal upper level elective to this externship experience.  For a tethered experience, the Office of Skills and Experiential Learning recommends  students enroll in any of following courses the same semester as enrolled in this externship:  Louisiana Civil Procedure. 

Application Process
Apply in early January through early April for a summer placement. 

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